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Stone Hart’s Shooting Range and Course Instructors
Safety when handling a firearm of the utmost importance. At Stone Hart’s Gun Club & Indoor Range we want to educate our members, their family and friends too. We offer a variety of instructional classes which are available in both English and Spanish. Knowing how to shoot is an important but knowing how to handle firearm safely is also important. Our instructors are NRA Certified Instructors so be assured that you will learn from the best.
Gerald DeLatour – Firearms Instructor
Gerald DeLatour is a USCCA Certified Instructor and NRA Certified Instructor and is dedicated to the positive use of firearms and defensive training. Gerald feels that safety, education and training, are the key elements required in preparing you to become a Florida Concealed Carry permit holder and a responsible armed American citizen. Gerald teaches the following classes: NRA First STEPS Orientation Course; Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals.
Courses offered are “all inclusive” from classroom training, virtual range training, and live fire training at our range. All of our courses follow the guidelines of the USCCA and NRA. They surpass the state requirements needed to obtain your Florida concealed permit. From beginner to seasoned pro, we have course or activities for you to attend and enjoy.
Noel B. Martinez – Firearms Instructor
Noel Martinez brings to Stone Hart’s Gun Club & Indoor Range his experience as a Private security and investigator instructor in combination with being an NRA Certified Firearms instructor for pistol, rifle, and shotgun. Also Noel worked as a State Corrections Officer for the State of Florida and today is a Range Officer at Stone Hart’s when he’s not teaching classes.
At Stone Hart’s, Noel teaches our Defensive Pistol I & II Class and is also available for private one on one instruction. The Defensive Pistol I class is geared to newcomers wanting to safely learn the fundamentals of shooting while moving in a defensive situation, how to draw from a holster, and tactics to stay alive in a hostile situation. While this introductory level class is appropriate for first timers, it also appeals to more experienced shooters who like a change from shooting in one place behind the firing line. Once passing the skills points related to the defensive I course, students will be able to take the more advanced Defensive II course.
Adriano Caceres – Firearms Instructor
Adriano Caceres is a NRA Certified Instructor and NRA Certified Range Officer. Since our inception, Stone Hart’s has made an effort to hire US Military Veterans, and Adriano is a great example. He is a Army Veteran and served for two Iraq combat tours. Adriano is available for private, one-on-one instruction and also teaches our Defensive Pistol 1 class. He also works as a Range Officer in our facility. Adriano believes that education and regular practice are essential for optimal firearm handling. Through private instruction, Adriano helps beginners learn the fundamentals of safe firearm use, and he also works with more advanced shooters to perfect their skills.