Waypoint Shooting School

Safety, Accuracy, Speed

Waypoint Shooting School provides complete firearms education for all levels of students, from prospective gun owners to experienced shooters. We prioritize safety, confidence, and proficiency. Students will receive effective instruction and techniques to self-diagnose and identify areas of improvement. Those that are eager to learn more will receive personal guidance as they seek to expand their knowledge and skills. 

Through use of interactive training, a comprehensive curriculum, and a professional yet friendly environment, we strive to offer you the most effective learning experience.


Learn fundamental handgun shooting skills that prepare you for performance focused shooting. Course topics are flexible and pace is variable to best accommodate a spectrum of skill levels.

Learn how to safely and effectively handle a handgun.

Waypoint Shooting School wants you to get a good start on your journey to being a responsible and safe firearms owner. This class will educate you on how to interact with modern handguns  as well as how to use them safely. Take part in a fun and informative look at firearms use and ownership that prepares you for perfromance style shooting.

Designed for those new performance style shooting. No formal training required. Just bring a willingness to learn and an open mind. Receive one-on-one instruction and help to increase your safety, confidence, and proficiency. 

Requirements: Must be legally allowed to interact with firearms. Understanding of basic handgun operation (loading and unloading)

Learn about common shooting mistakes

Equipment Required:

  • Practical handgun desired for personal use
  • Minimum 200 Rounds of ammo (350)
  • Rigid holster that safely retains handgun while moving and maintains shape when empty (no trigger lock with finger release like SERPA)
  • Stiff belt capable of supporting handgun weight
  • Spare mags  (3 Magazines recommended)
  • Notebook and pen
  • Eye and Ear Protection designed for shooting

Equipment Recommended:

  • Food and water for a full day outside
  • Sunscreen, insect repellent
  • Ball cap or hat, sturdy footwear

Topics covered:

  • Firearms safety and range etiquette
  • Modern handgun nomenclature
  • How to interact with and handle handguns
  • Basic handgun operation
  • Marksmanship
  • Basic Grip and stance
  • Further opportunities for learning

Additional topics may include:

  • Safely moving in the performance environment
  • Firearms cleaning and maintenance
  • Recommended firearms and equipment
  • Getting into shooting sports

Course topics are flexible and pace is variable to best accommodate a spectrum of skill levels.

This short video will show you the things you need to bring for class or a range trip. Having the right gear will keep you safe and focused.

Be Prepared for:

  • Training outside in any weather
  • Day length of 3-5 hours
  • Minimal physical exertion (standing , small  amounts of movement,)
  • Self and group evaluation while working  around others with a commitment to learning