WEST COAST TRAINING CENTER
Learn to handle and shoot firearms in a safe, friendly environment with safety as our first priority. Offering instruction in sport, competition, and defensive shooting.
Whether you are serious about defense, improving your competition scores, or just want to have more fun, we can help you meet your goals.
The instruction you want with the attention and care you deserve.
Our Mission Statement: When a lesson is completed, the student will be Competent in the skills taught and Confident in his/her knowledge.
West Coast Training offers instruction in basic firearms handling, use and safety, self-defense, competition, and how to maintain your pistol, revolver or rifle.
We provide training in small groups or individual, one-to-one, instruction at very affordable rates.
Our training is conducted at the Prado Olympic Shooting Park in Chino, California and other ranges in Orange County. Prado Shooting Park is only minutes from anywhere in Orange County, about 40 miles from downtown Los Angeles. This unique facility combines outdoor shooting bays with a covered uprange area. We have the advantages of fresh air and, sunlight,
combined with a covered up-range area to get out of the generally mild weather.
West Coast Training is currently offering:
Basic Handgun - Introduction to handgun safety, pistol, revolver and range nomenclature, handling, marksmanship and maintenance. You will progress from how to load and fire a single shot to timed and rapid fire. At the end of this course you will be ready to take the California Handgun Safety Certificate (HSC) test. The HSC requires an additional filing charge.
Basic Competition - How to get started in shooting matches. Even if you don't have a need to compete there are some reasons to consider entering a local club match. Most shooting ranges do not allow drawing from a holster, rapid fire, engaging multiple targets, steel targets or shooting and moving. Some people enjoy comparing their performance against a standard measure. Any or all of these activities are available during a match. This course will cover the etiquette of entering a match, the rules, what will be expected of you and some of the special skills. This course is designed to teach you how to enter your first match and have fun, without embarrassing yourself.
Basic Self Defense with a Handgun - Includes tactics, shooting techniques for; multiple targets, realistic ranges, use of cover, movement. Also included in this course is a discussion of the legal and moral considerations concerning the use of lethal force. Revolver or pistol as best choice will also be discussed.
Basic Firearm Maintenance - Field strip, clean. inspect, lubricate and assemble your firearm. Includes discussion of tools, techniques, cleaning solutions and lubricants
Basic Rifle - Introduction to rifle shooting. This course includes rifle handling, safety, range terms, rifle nomenclature and marksmanship. Includes bench rest, standing (offhand), kneeling, sitting, and prone positions, sling use.
Intermediate Handgun - Safely draw and re-holster, multiple targets, move and shoot, shoot while moving, cover, concealment.
Low Light Shooting - Covers low ambient light and flashlight techniques.
Why you should consider West Coast Training
Boy Scouts, Cub Scout, Girl Scouts, Groups
A summary of handgun competition
A printable summary of handgun competition
Links to outfits we support, support us or we find interesting.
AR15 type Rifle Operator's Maintenance Outline from our upcoming Rifle Maintenance Course
Thanks for visiting. This is a work in progress, please check back for new courses and expanded course descriptions.
For additional information about the park and a map please check the Prado Olympic Shooting Park site.
For more information about classes, costs, write to us at West Coast Training Administration
2005 Bianchi Cup Results - NRA Action Pistol National Championship