Firearms Training in San Diego

If you are from or visiting the San Diego area and would like professional firearms training you can sign up for a group or private class. Our firearms training facility is in north San Diego county but we have other ranges that we use all over San Diego. In all of our classes we focus on the 8 Fundamentals of marksmanship and building a solid foundation. We train at your pace to insure you have a solid understanding of the fundamentals. Besides building solid fundamentals we focus on proper mindset and cover how stress can interfere with your actions. Our instructors have years of military and law enforcement firearms training some that still teach active duty military. Firearms training in San Diego is year around because of the beautiful weather. We can tailor your training to your specific needs. Whether you are a beginner or advanced shooter, we have a firearms training program for you here in San Diego.


The 8 Fundamentals of Marksmanship

  1. Stance
  2. Grip
  3. Sight Alignment
  4. Sight Picture
  5. Trigger Control
  6. Breathing
  7. Follow Through
  8. Recovery

There are no shortcuts to safety and accuracy. We at SRST take pride in knowing that our students have a thorough understanding of safety and accuracy and receive the best firearms training in San Diego. This is done by mastering the 8 fundamentals. You will understand by mastering the 8 fundamentals of marksmanship you will be able to know why you missed a target and immediately make corrections.

Finding a Qualified Instructor

There are many firearms instructors in San Diego. When searching for a firearms instructor you have to ask yourself what you are trying to achieve and maybe what level of shooter you are at the moment. It makes no sense to take a class on advanced marksmanship until you’ve mastered the basics. You may be looking for an exposed firearms permit class or a ccw class, whatever you’re reason, make sure you get the proper training.

Our instructors come from a military special operations background and are currently still teaching active duty military. Our students range from someone who has never owned or used a firearm to law enforcement and military.

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