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Silver Bullet Firearms Indoor Range and Training Center is proud to present a series of AR-15 training classes which take the AR-15 enthusiast from beginner to advanced taught by our Certified NRA Instructors. From basic disassembly to advanced reloads, shoot on the move and low light shooting and rifle operation, this series of courses is perfect for the shooter looking to take the AR-15 style rifle to the next level.

If your looking for a fun time, for more information or are considering the AR platform as an integral part of your home defense plan Silver Bullet Firearms is ready to help you take the first step or improve on your existing skill set.


Intro to the AR-15 platform
Silver Bullet Firearms and Training Center is pleased to present an introduction course to the AR-15 platform. This class is geared towards a firearm owner or anyone looking to learn how to use the AR-15 platform safely, effectively and reliably. You do not need to own one to take this class, one can be provided free of charge if necessary. This class limited to 4 students – 18 years of age and up.

What is covered?

  • A basic understanding and operations of the AR-15 rifle.
  • You will learn how to dissemble and reassemble the AR-15 rifle.
  • You will learn how to perform basic maintenance on the AR-15 rifle.
  • Discover how to get a “zero”. The class also includes zeroing at the Indoor Shooting Range.

This course is a confidence builder in addition to providing the student with the ability to learn how to incorporate the AR-15 platform in conjunction with a home defense plan through simple drills and practice.


This is an intro course; the goal isn’t to train you for combat or competition. Our goal is to provide the student with the information and skills needed to work the AR-15 platform, keep it working and do it well. The AR-15 platform is a tool. Use it in conjunction with a home defense plan effectively or as another “tool” option.

What do I need to bring?

  • 1 AR-15 of any brand/Rental AR-15 (Included in the cost of 101 Class)
  • 2 magazines (20 or 30 rounders’)
  • 50 rounds non .22LR ammunition. (5.56/.223/.308 etc)
  • A desire to learn
COST: $75.00 (due at sign-up)*
LENGTH: 3.5-4 hours
WHEN: Class Calendar >

This is the only “optional” AR-15 course. The 201, 301, & 400 level classes must be taken in sequence as they require skills based in the 101 & 201 level classes.


Intermediate Defense Course

Picking up where the 101 left off and reincorporates the reload skills in addition to the new material. The prime goal of this level is to gear up the student for the 301 class while enhancing both confidence and proficiency with the AR platform.

The classroom portion covers gear and enables the student to evaluate what gear will work/not work for the 301 and 400 level classes. This is the perfect class for the student looking to get questions answered on AR-15 add-on(s) and show what gear is out there.

The reloads for this class are done from the offhand rear pocket. Mag carriers are not required for this level class; they are demoed along with slings as they are required in the 301 and 400 level.

The range portion is an intense course which confronts the student with two types of reloads, different types of shooting drills, two types of malfunctions, shooting from cover, shooting from standing, shooting from kneeling and much more.

What is covered?

  • Demos on lights, slings, optics, and more.
  • Demos on mag carriers and other accessories
  • Practice on 2 types of reloads
  • Practice clearing malfunctions
  • Shooting from cover

What do I need to bring?

  • 100 Rounds (.223/5.56/.308/7.62)
  • 4 Mags (20 or 30 rounders)
  • Rifle (5.56 AR-15 M4 available for rent for $10)
  • Please bring your rifle pre-zeroed
  • Eye Protection
  • Ear Protection
  • Non Slip Shoes

Optional Gear (Recommended):

  • Gloves
COST: $75.00 (due at sign-up)*
LENGTH: 3.5 hours
WHEN: Class Calendar >



Advanced Defense Course

This third installment of Silver Bullet Firearms and Training Center’s AR-15 classes lineup incorporates all of the skills from 101 & 201 and enables the student to test equipment while learning new skills. Remember to train like you fight, because you fight like you train.

A portion of the range will be shot in low light. Lights are optional and it is possible to operate without an attached light system. Please don’t feel the need to get gear just for this class. We encourage you to train like you would operate normally while promoting some basic gear use to enhance proficiency and confidence

What is covered?

  • More Reloads
  • Reloads, Reloads
  • Malfunctions
  • Standing and kneeling
  • Transitions
  • Shooting From Cover
  • Intro to shoot on the move
  • Intro to compromised positions
  • 100 Rounds of live fire
  • And more

What do I need to bring?

  • Rifle which is pre-zeroed
  • Optics are encouraged
  • Sling
  • 100 rounds for your rifle
  • 4 mags and a way to carry 3 (mag pouch)
  • Eye Protection
  • Ear Protection
  • Non slip shoes/boots

Optional Gear (Recommended):

  • Kneepads
  • Light
  • Gloves
LENGTH: 3.5 hours
WHEN: Class Calendar >


Advanced Rifle + Advanced Pistol
The paramount class from Silver Bullet Firearms combines the skills from all of the AR-15 classes as well as those from our Advanced CCW Concealed Carry class to offer the unique opportunity to shoot using both the AR platform and pistol skills. This class provides the student with the opportunity to “challenge” themselves and practice in a unique and safe environment. Completion of AR-15-201, 301 and Advanced CCW Concealed Carry classes are required to be completed prior to sign up. This is a higher level class; if you have taken the AR-15 classes and the Advanced CCW Concealed Carry, then you know what to expect. If you have not then please feel free to ask any of our instructors or sales staff for a recommendation or possible private instruction.

What is covered?

  • Shooting rifle and pistol
  • Transition between
  • Work reloads for both
  • Fix malfunctions for both
  • Problem solving in a modular environment
  • Choose to fix the gun or switch to secondary
  • Low light shooting
  • Standing/kneeling
  • Shoot on the move
  • Target ID
  • And more

What do I need to bring?

  • Rifle which has a zero
  • Optics are encouraged but not required
  • Pistol (.380 and larger, NO .22) We recommend what you would carry for self defense
  • 4 Rifle mags and a way to carry 3 (3x Mag carrier plus 1 in the gun)
  • 3 Pistol mags with a way to carry 2 (2x Mag carrier plus 1 in the gun)
  • Sling for rifle
  • Holster for pistol
  • 50 rounds for rifle
  • 50 rounds for pistol
  • Ear Protection
  • Eye Protection
  • Non slip shoes/boots

Optional Gear (Recommended):

  • Gloves
  • Mounted lights
  • Mounted laser (must fit in holster)
  • Knee Pads
  • Chest Rigs
  • Water
LENGTH: 4 hours
WHEN: Class Calendar >


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