Inland Firearms Training

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All armed citizens whether Military, Law Enforcement or Civilian - Each has the same common responsibility... To Be Professionally Trained!

Inland Training Firearms Instructors are experienced and highly capable of teaching and coaching individuals of all levels. Whether a beginner, intermediate or advanced shooter, and your desire is to learn to use firearms for Self-Defense, Sport, or Competition, we can work with you to achieve your goals.

Courses are taught by Certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors, Trained by the FBI, Sheriff's Department, NRA. or all 3, Certified DOJ Instructor, or Professional  / Competitive Shooter and are offered in the following disciplines with a particular emphasis for Civilian Home Defense:

  • Pistol / Handgun (Revolvers and Semi-Automatic)
  • Shotgun (Classes developed are specifically for In Home Use and for Personal Protection. We are not teaching sheet or trap shooting classes)

Inland Training has developed courses that are separated for those with or wish to gain specific levels of proficiency;

  • Beginning
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Basic Course shooters will learn;

  • Firearm Safety,
  • The Fundamentals of Shooting,
  • You will learn about ammunition and what works best for your particular use, &
  • Prepare you to practice and develop and develop advanced shooting skills.
  • This is a class for those that have never shot before and may not even have their own firearm yet.
  • After this session most students will know what type and caliber of firearms they may wish to obtain and use, and will have gained confidence to go out and practice on their own.

 The Basic Classes - Shooters will be using our low-recoil firearms so they will be able to learn the fundamentals of shooting without the added distractions of higher recoil and noises.  

Intermediate Shooters will learn:

  • Intermediate Shooting Skills,  
  • Defensive Accuracy with your particular Firearm,
  • Malfunction and Stoppage Clearing,
  • Speed Reloading,
  • Alternate shooting positions,
  • Use of Cover and Concealment.
  • How to use your particular firearm for your situation,

Advanced shooters will learn;

  • Presentation,
  • Advanced Aiming Techniques,
  • Alternate Shooting Positions,
  • Working with low light scenarios and additional tools (Flashlights - Laser Grips)
  • Advanced Skills Development Skills Routines and Drills,

Inland Trainers conduct sessions Tuesday - Friday for individuals or "private sessions" and coordinate Group Sessions for either rifle or pistol dependent on levels of interest on Saturday's. Contact Us today to coordinate a session that best fits your needs and availability.

Additional information about the specific courses:

Special Classes Conducted for Women Upon Request

Schedule one of our Instructional Shooting Courses with your Own Group or Friends and Acquaintances. This will create more opportunities for women to learn all about firearms, and to gain confidence in newly-acquired shooting skills. Classes specifically for "Women Only" enable you to enjoy a more relaxed environment with the camaraderie of other individuals more like yourself.  Contact Us to make an appointment or coordinate a session for your group.

Youth Are Also Accepted in the Beginner Classes;

Due to California Laws, the parent or legal guardian is required to be present and be a participant in the session. The minimum age for students that we accept in the class is ordinarily 16 years old, (exceptions have been made after speaking with an instructor).

Contact Us to make an appointment.

Other Information:

NRA Gun Safety Rules a printable version in .pdf


We have had students participate in our classes from each of these areas, and beyond.

  • Anaheim
  • Anaheim Hills
  • Bakersfield 
  • Baldwin Hills
  • Banning
  • Beaumont 
  • Bel Air Estates
  • Beverly Hills
  • Brea
  • Brentwood
  • Buena Park
  • Calabasas
  • Camarillo
  • Canyon Lake 
  • Carlsbad
  • Carson
  • Catheral City
  • Chino
  • Colton 
  • Corona
  • Costa Mesa
  • Crenshaw District
  • Cypress
  • Dana Point
  • Diamond Bar
  • El Toro
  • Encino
  • Escondido
  • Fallbrook 
  • Fontana
  • Fountain Valley
  • Fullerton
  • Gardena
  • Garden Grove
  • Hawthorne
  • Hemet 
  • Hermosa Beach
  • Hesperia 
  • Hollywood
  • Hollywood Hills
  • Huntington Beach
  • Idylwild 
  • Inglewood
  • Irvine
  • Lancaster
  • Ladera Heights
  • Laguna
  • Laguna Hills
  • Laguna Niguel
  • La Habra
  • Lake Elsinore
  • Lake View Terrace
  • Lancaster 
  • Lawndale
  • LAX
  • Leimart Park
  • Lennox
  • Loma Linda
  • Lomita
  • Long Beach
  • Malibu
  • Manhattan Beach
  • Menifee 
  • Moorpark
  • Moreno Valley
  • Morongo 
  • Murietta
  • Newhall 
  • Norco
  • Northridge
  • Nuevo 
  • Oceanside
  • Ontario 
  • Orange
  • Orange County
  • Oxnard
  • Palos Verdes Estates
  • Palisades
  • Palmdale
  • Palm Desert
  • Palm Springs
  • Pasadena 
  • Perris
  • Poway
  • Rainbow
  • Ramona 
  • Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Redlands
  • Redondo Beach
  • Riverside
  • Rolling Hills
  • Rolling Hills Estates
  • Rowland Heights
  • Rancho Cucamonga
  • San Bernardino
  • San Clemente
  • San Diego
  • San Fernando Valley
  • San Jacinto
  • San Jose 
  • San Juan Capistrano
  • San Marcos 
  • San Pedro
  • Santa Ana
  • Santa Barbara
  • Santa Clarita
  • Santa Monica
  • Simi Valley
  • Sun City
  • Tehachapi 
  • Temecula
  • Thousand Oaks
  • Torrance
  • Twentynine Palms
  • Van Nuys 
  • Venice
  • Vista 
  • Weschester
  • Westlake Village
  • West Los Angeles
  • Westminster
  • Westwood
  • Wilmington
  • Woodland Hills
  • Ventura
  • Villa Park
  • Yorba Linda
  • Yucaipa
  • Yucca Valley