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Point Blank Range offers a variety of different training and instructional programs, including the North Carolina Concealed Carry Handgun Safety course. NRA certified instructors conduct courses for the beginner as well as the more advanced shooter, including courses for instructors to continue building their NRA instructor certifications. Most programs will include classroom time and time on the range.

  • Beginner
  • Teens
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Workshops
  • Non-Shooting

Beginner Courses


One-on-One Private Training

One on One Private Training with one of our diverse and experienced Firearm Instructors will allow for a more personal and focused learning experience. There is no set class or curriculum so we can focus on your specific needs as the student, with anything from firearms safety, shooting fundamentals, and performance to proper care and maintenance.


Pistol Red Dot Mechanics NEW!

New to pistol red dots? This course is designed to help you become comfortable with your grip, stance, presentation and tracking your dot.

Beginner Handgun Fundamentals

Beginner Handgun Fundamentals

$100 · $125 with CCH Prep ENROLL NOW!

This is a Beginner Level Handgun Course designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling of and proper orientation for semi-automatics and revolvers. This course is a minimum of three hours and includes classroom and range time.


Beginner AR-15 Fundamentals

$100 · $125 with Rental ENROLL NOW!

You will learn about the history of the AR-15, characteristics, nomenclature, disassembly, preventive maintenance, cleaning and inspection, sights and adjustments, and optics and accessories. You are encouraged to bring your personal cleaning kit and note taking material. There will be a live-fire practical application in this course.


Shotgun 101

$100 · $125 with Rental ENROLL NOW!

Students will be introduced to proper stance, handling, and proper manipulation techniques for the different common shotgun types. Students will also learn about pellet spread and patterning.

Teens Courses

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4-Day Youth Summer Camp

One of the most popular youth camp options in town! Point Blank Range Youth Shooting Camps are FUN while teaching kids safe and responsible firearms handling and fundamental marksmanship skills. Don’t miss out on this chance for the young people in your life to experience the enjoyment and self-confidence that comes from quality firearms training!


Scouts Rifle Shooting Merit Badge Matthews

Scouts of America has been an important organization for millions of young people providing skills and leadership training that makes a positive difference and lasts a lifetime. Point Blank Range is proud to partner with the BSA by providing support, equipment, and facilities used for training Scouts for their Rifle Shooting Merit Badge.

Intermediate Courses

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NC Concealed Carry Handgun Course

$125 · $150 with Rental ENROLL NOW!

The Concealed Carry Handgun Class provides the required training by the state of North Carolina to legally carry a concealed weapon. The course is an 8-Hour instructor-led class with live fire range time.

Completing a Beginner Handgun Course or the One-on-One Private Training is strongly recommended before taking this course.

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Concealed Carry 101: The Next Step

$125 · $150 with Rental ENROLL NOW!

Once you have completed your CCH course, you are probably wondering what are my next steps? What kind of holster do I need, what is Printing, Should I carry anything else besides my gun? All these questions will be answered and many more, so if you are ready to take the next step toward being a responsible armed citizen, start your journey here!

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NRA Range Safety Officer Certification

This course is nine hours long and is conducted in a classroom, and at a shooting facility. Range Safety Officer candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions.

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NRA Instructors Course 

NRA Instructor courses are discipline specific. During the course candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures; basic public speaking skills; training methodology; use of a training team and training aids; organizing a course, building a budget; and finally preparing to teach.

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Pistol Red Dot Progression

This course is designed to help you become comfortable with transition, gross index and drawing from the holster.

Completing a Concealed Carry Permit or the Pistol Red Dot Mechanics is required before taking this course.

Home Defense

Defensive Concepts in the Home

Defensive Concepts in the Home will prepare you to defend the lives of you and your loved ones. This course is taught at A&R Tactics.

Advanced Courses

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Chief RSO NRA Course

NRA Chief Range Safety Officer candidates will learn how to teach the roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions.

Must be an NRA Certified Range Safety Officer to take this course.

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H.R. 218 

The passage by the US Congress of the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 (known as H.R. 218) which allows for qualified and trained active law enforcement officers and retired law enforcement officers to carry concealed handguns nationwide. Point Blank Range Training Academy is now offering this specialized class to all retired law enforcement officers who reside in North Carolina.


Performance Handgun Workshop

Performance Handgun Workshop New!

If you feel like your training has become stale or you have reached a plateau in your shooting development, this workshop is for you. New and experienced shooters alike will greatly benefit from the ability to develop a focused and tailored training plan that will maximize training time and resources.

Defensive Pistol Workshop

Defensive Pistol Workshop

You will learn the essential gun safety rules, different type of pistols, basics of ammunition, fundamentals of pistol shooting, shooting positions, common shooting errors, proper gun cleaning and maintenance.

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Red Dot Pistol Workshop

This course is designed to help you become comfortable with recoil control, tracking and presentation. Completing a Beginner Pistol Course or having a CCH Permit is required before taking this course.

Non-Shooting Courses

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Stop the Bleed

You’ll learn three techniques to help save a life before someone bleeds out - how toapply pressure on the wound, pack a wound to control bleeding and apply a tourniquet. These three techniques will empower you to assist in an emergency and professionally save a life.

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This extremely flexible program will help prepare individuals to respond to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and choking incidents. This CPR and AED course conforms to the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC.

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Shoot / No Shoot Stress Simulator Training Matthews

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In this course, you will get to experience some of the “shoot / no shoot” judgement based scenarios that our LASERSHOT System offers, followed with thought provoking discussions to make you think about the responsibility of carrying a concealed handgun.

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Woman's Self Protection and Training


In this two-hour seminar we will go through techniques on how to defend yourself against an attacker or multiple attackers using effective hand-to-hand techniques regardless of size, strength, or age. Students will gain confidence and build a sense of empowerment in a comfortable environment while developing a new skillset which expands your means to defend yourself outside of use of firearms.

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743 River Hwy Mooresville,
NC 28117


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10726 Monroe Rd Matthews,
NC 28105


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