SIG SAUER ACADEMY AT LINDEN GUN RANGE

Linden Gun Range is proud to be a new west coast outpost for the team at SIG SAUER Academy! SIG SAUER Academy will be offering the following programs:

Tuition includes a free loan of firearms, holsters, safety glasses, and hearing protection at the Linden, CA location.

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HANDGUN 101

$160

 

New gun owners seeking familiarity and comfort, as well as those wanting to try something different and learn a new skill, will find this course to be the perfect foundation.

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This comprehensive course provides hands-on training and the basic knowledge necessary to safely handle, load, fire, and maintain most types of semi-automatic pistols. Classroom and range time offer ample opportunity to achieve the skills for success in a casual, stress-free environment. This course may also meet and/or exceed the training requirements of many states and localities to apply for concealed carry permits. Check with your local issuing agency for more details.

Course Outline

  • Responsible firearms ownership and applications of the handgun

  • Firearms safety training for the home, workplace, and vehicle

  • Safety concerns and practices while training and while carrying a firearm

  • Safe use and handling of firearms

  • Locking devices and techniques for firearms to prevent unauthorized gun access

  • Potential dangers (penetration, ricochet, misidentification, accidental discharges, etc.)

  • Ready positions

  • Components and operation of modern pistols 

  • Types, components, and purposes of modern ammunition

  • Applicable laws relating to the possession, transportation, and storage of firearms

  • General guidelines on interstate travel with firearms

  • Administrative loading and unloading of pistols

  • Fundamentals of basic shooting techniques

  • Preventative maintenance (cleaning, maintenance, inspection, and safe storage)


Equipment List

  • Do not bring any firearms or ammunition to this course

  • Please wear long pants with pockets, closed-toe shoes (no flip-flops or sandals), and a crew neck (T-shirt) or button-up shirt (no low-cut necklines)

  • Please make sure to bring food and water as it is not provided


Tuition includes a free loan of firearms, holsters, safety glasses, and hearing protection.

Ammo 

 

  • Estimated round count: 50 rounds pistol (included with course tuition)

 
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HANDGUN 102

$260

 

Once students have received foundational handgun training and know how to safely handle a handgun, it’s time to learn how to shoot. This is step 2 in our foundational handgun series.


Utilizing the SIG (Simple Is Good) principle of handgun training, this course takes students through the efficient and safe use of a handgun. Working from the holster, performing reloads, clearing stoppages, and correctly manipulating a trigger to maximize accuracy are all thoroughly taught in a relaxed, hands-on environment.

Prerequisite

 

This course is Step 2 of 3 in our foundational handgun training series. We strongly recommend Handgun 101 or equivalent before you attend Handgun 102. The student MUST know and be able to demonstrate how to safely load, fire, and unload a handgun.

Students failing to meet and maintain our safety requirements and/or who cannot meet and immediately demonstrate the minimum skills required for the specific class may be removed from training. Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites before registering.

Course Outline

  • Handgun selection considerations

  • Support equipment

  • Shooting basics - the importance of proper grip, sight alignment, sight picture, stance, trigger control, and follow through

  • Presentation of the handgun from the holster to the target and safe recovery back to the holster

  • Administrative and in-service loading and unloading techniques

  • Static shooting positions

  • Cleaning and maintenance


Equipment List

 

  • ​Quality functional semi-automatic pistol – Full size and compact pistols only
    No micro pistols or pocket pistols to include P238, P938, P365, M&P Shield, Glock 43, etc.

  • Three magazines

  • Magazine pouch

  • Dominant side, hip-mounted holster or dominant side, belt-mounted holster

  • Please wear long pants with pockets and belt loops, a sturdy 1.5" belt, closed-toe shoes (no flip flops or sandals), and a crew neck (T-shirt) or button-up shirt (no low-cut neckline)

  • Optional, loading devices

  • Please make sure to bring food and water as it is not provided

Ammo 

 

  • Estimated round count: 250 rounds pistol

 
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Handgun 103

$260

This intensive one-day class builds upon and refines the skill sets previously established in Handgun 102 while also introducing shooters to new drills, cutting-edge concepts, and core shooting principles.


This class is designed to take your skills to the next level. Students will discuss and learn the fundamentals of moving then shooting, receive in-depth training on malfunctions and how to clear them, learn different reloading techniques, discuss different sight picture options and how they relate to speed and distance, learn one-handed shooting techniques and get comprehensive training in foundational handgun marksmanship.

Step 3 of our foundational handgun series.

Prerequisite

This course is Step 3 of 3 in our foundational handgun series.  Handgun 102 is required, or an equivalent course before you attend Handgun 103. The student MUST know and be able to demonstrate how to safely load, fire, and unload a handgun and have demonstrated competence in working from a holster and performing reloads.

Students failing to meet and maintain our safety requirements and/or who cannot meet and immediately demonstrate the minimum skills required for the specific class may be removed from training. Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites before registering.

Course Outline

  • Review and reinforcement of SIG Principles

  • Presentations and recovery from the holster

  • Sight picture and its relationship to size and distance

  • Trigger control

  • Shot delivery

  • Refining shooting fundamentals

  • Reloading techniques

  • Malfunction clearance procedures

  • Single hand techniques

  • Moving then shooting

  • Target to target transition drills


Equipment List

  • Quality functional semi-automatic pistol – Full size and compact pistols only.

  • No micro pistols or pocket pistols to include: P238, P938, P365, M&P Shield, Glock 43, etc.

  • 3 magazines minimum

  • Optional, loading devices

  • Dominant side, hip-mounted holster or dominant side, belt-mounted holster

  • Magazine pouch(es)

  • Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide

  • Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning

  • Clothing suitable for training in any weather, pants must have belt loops

  • Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses or non-shattering prescription glasses

  • Earmuffs and earplugs

  • Please make sure to bring food and water as it is not provided

Ammo 

 

  • Estimated round count: 350 rounds pistol

 
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Handgun 104

$260

After a brief assessment, instructors will run the students through the gauntlet of defensive handgun drills designed to increase time on target and performance.


Handgun 104 is a fast-paced course with one common objective: surviving a deadly force encounter armed with a handgun. This is not an entry-level course; students are expected to have already mastered basic handgun skills, safety, and foundational shooting drills.

Prerequisite

This is an intermediate-level class. The student needs to know and demonstrate safe gun handling, weapon system familiarity, foundational marksmanship skills, and working from a holster.

Completion of Handgun 103 or Pistol Mounted Optics Handgun 103 is required, or an equivalent course, before registering for this course.

Students failing to meet and maintain our safety requirements and/or who cannot meet and immediately demonstrate the minimum skills required for the specific class may be removed from training. Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites before registering.

Course Outline

  • Review of tactical communication, searching and scanning, and threat identification

  • Dealing with multiple threats

  • Turning and shooting     

  • Shooting while moving

  • Non-standard shooting positions

  • Utilization of cover and concealment


Equipment List

  • Quality functional semi-automatic pistol – no micro pistols or pocket pistols. Full-size and compact pistols only.

  • 3 magazines minimum

  • Optional, loading devices

  • Belt mounted, dominant side holster

  • Magazine/loading device pouch(es)

  • Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide

  • Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning

  • Clothing suitable for training in any weather, pants must have belt loops

  • Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses or non-shattering prescription glasses

  • Earmuffs and earplugs

  • Please make sure to bring food and water as it is not provided

Ammo 

 

  • Estimated round count: 400 rounds pistol

 
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Skill Builder: Pistol 

$260

A full day of pistol shooting drills led by seasoned and knowledgeable Academy instructors will significantly sharpen student gun handling, speed, and accuracy.
At our state-of-the-art facility, students don't just practice, they practice correctly. This is the ideal diagnostic and improvement course for the intermediate and advanced level shooter.

 

Prerequisite

 

This is an intermediate-level class. The student needs to know and demonstrate safe gun handling, weapon system familiarity, foundational marksmanship skills, and working from a holster. At a minimum, the student must be a graduate of Handgun 103.

 

Students failing to meet and maintain our safety requirements and/or who cannot meet and immediately demonstrate the minimum skills required for the specific class may be removed from handgun training. Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites before registering.

 

Course Outline

While instructors in this course will formulate an agenda and course of fire based on the needs of the students, drills and techniques will include:

  • Handgun selection considerations

  • Support equipment considerations and placement

  • Review fundamentals of shooting (proper grip, sight alignment and picture, trigger control, and follow through)

  • Loading, unloading, and reloading

  • Status checks

  • Presentation of the handgun from and to the holster

  • Static shooting positions

  • Single hand techniques

  • Move, stop, and shoot

  • Multiple shots

  • Multiple targets

  • Basic use of cover

  • Situational awareness and target scan

  • Preventative maintenance


Equipment List

  • Pistol in one of the following calibers: .380, 9MM, .357SIG, .38SPL, .357 Magnum, .40S&W, or .45ACP (semi-auto center fire pistols only - revolvers or .22 caliber pistols are not allowed)

  • 3 magazines minimum

  • Belt mounted, dominant side concealment holster or duty rig

  • Magazine/ammunition pouches

  • Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide

  • Concealment jacket or vest (optional)

  • Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning

  • Casual, comfortable civilian clothing suitable for training in any weather (unless training in duty uniform)

  • Hydration system

  • Sunscreen and bug spray

  • Hat with a brim

  • Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses, or non-shattering prescription glasses

  • Earmuffs and earplugs

Ammo 

 

  • Estimated round count: 500 rounds pistol

 
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Skill Builder: Pistol II

$260

This 1-day course of pistol shooting drills led by seasoned and knowledgeable Academy instructors will significantly sharpen student gun handling. At our state-of-the-art facility, students don't just practice, they practice correctly.

 

Prerequisite

 

At a minimum, student must be a graduate of Handgun 104

Students failing to meet and maintain our safety requirements and/or who cannot meet and immediately demonstrate the minimum skills required for the specific class may be removed from training. Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites before registering.

 

Course Outline

This course is specifically designed to give students the necessary time to focus on, refine, and improve the skills and knowledge gained in our Handgun 101, 102, 103, and 104 courses. This includes:

  • Fundamentals of shooting

  • Loading, unloading, reloads

  • Weapon status checks

  • Presentation of the handgun from and to the holster

  • Ready positions

  • Shooting on the move

  • Multiple shots

  • Multiple target drills

  • Use of cover utilizing alternative positions

  • Situational awareness and target scan

  • Preventative maintenance


Equipment List

  • Handgun, major caliber 9mm, 357 SIG, 40 S&W, 45 ACP

  • Holster

  • Magazine pouch

  • 3 magazines

  • Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide

  • Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning

  • Clothing suitable for training in any weather

  • Hydration system

  • Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses or non-shattering prescription glasses

  • Recommend electronic hearing protection or earmuffs and earplugs

  • Please make sure to bring food and water as it is not provided

Ammo 

 

  • Estimated round count: 500 rounds pistol