NEW TO SHOOTING?
STOP IN FOR A VISIT
A quick trip to the range will help you get comfortable with the environment and become familiar with what to expect while starting your shooting journey. Our friendly staff will be ready to answer any questions you have!
If you prefer, fill out the quick questionnaire below to help us identify your specific training needs.
CUSTOMIZE YOUR TRAINING
Once we have a better understanding of your training needs, we will recommend an individualized plan and work together to start you down the right path.
Our typical recommended starting course is Level 1 (The Basics/Beginner). See below for course details.
BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY
We’ll be by your side! We understand there can be some anxiety that comes with shooting for the first time and will only move on when you feel ready.
We will stand by you throughout every step of the process and will work hard to make this new chapter educational and fun!
RECOMMENDED STARTING COURSE
LEVEL 1 (basics/beginner)
Students will learn hands-on skills needed to safely and efficiently operate a handgun. Proper stance, grip, sight alignment, trigger control, as well as picking the right firearm for oneself, clearing malfunctions, and the mechanics of a handgun will also be covered.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Will I shoot a gun during my first visit?
Only if you feel ready! We will work on getting you comfortable enough to shoot, and will only proceed at your own pace. We will work on proper form, range etiquette, and answer any questions you have until you are ready to shoot.
Will someone help me shoot?
Absolutely. We will stand by you every step of the way until you are comfortable enough to shoot on your own.
Do I need my own gun/ammunition?
No. Island Arms will provide everything you need to get you started and has a variety of rentals to choose from.