Pistol Marksmanship

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club is holding a free pistol marksmanship class on Sunday April 11, 2021.  This class is open to all club members.  Students are encouraged to bring a pistol they already own or have access to a pistol they can legally use during the class.  If a student does not currently own a firearm, we will have a limited number of Ruger Mark III .22’s available for loan, including ammunition.  Students are expected to be familiar with safe handling and operation of any pistol that is brought to class.

This class will introduce and reinforce current club members to the fundamentals that will help you become a more accurate pistol target shooter.

The following topics will be covered: Stance, Grip, Sight alignment, Breath control, Trigger squeeze and Follow through.

Instructors will also be available to discuss the pistol team and competitive shooting leagues for those who might be interested. The lead instructor will be Mark Tenant.

If you are interested in attending this clinic, please reach out to Mark Tennant at marksmanship@tewksburyrodandgun.org or call 978-277-3050.  There will be a maximum of 8 students allowed, on a first come, first serve basis.  You must be on the list prior to class in order to attend.  A walk-in list will be held, however a maximum of 8 students will be enforced.

The class will start promptly at 8:30am, downstairs at the indoor pistol range.

Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in.

Once all shooters have arrived, we will start by each student shooting 5 rounds at a target. From there we will discuss the fundamentals of pistol shooting.  We will then return to the range for a hands-on practice sessions. At the end of the class, each student will be able to compare their more recent targets to their first target in order to gauge improvement.

Students are encouraged to bring the following with them to the class:

The club will provide any and all the above items, on an availability basis.

Summary
Class starts 8:30 am
Class ends 10:00 am
Limited to 8 students (Must contact Mark Tennant)
Targets will be provided by the club

Safety is imperative, any student in violation of pistol safety best practices will be asked to leave the class

Pistol Marksmanship

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club is holding a free pistol marksmanship class on Sunday February 28, 2021.  This class is open to all club members.  Students are encouraged to bring a pistol they already own or have access to a pistol they can legally use during the class.  If a student does not currently own a firearm, we will have a limited number of Ruger Mark III .22’s available for loan, including ammunition.  Students are expected to be familiar with safe handling and operation of any pistol that is brought to class.

This class will introduce and reinforce current club members to the fundamentals that will help you become a more accurate pistol target shooter.

The following topics will be covered: Stance, Grip, Sight alignment, Breath control, Trigger squeeze and Follow through.

Instructors will also be available to discuss the pistol team and competitive shooting leagues for those who might be interested. The lead instructor will be Mark Tenant.

If you are interested in attending this clinic, please reach out to Mark Tennant at marksmanship@tewksburyrodandgun.org or call 978-277-3050.  There will be a maximum of 8 students allowed, on a first come, first serve basis.  You must be on the list prior to class in order to attend.  A walk-in list will be held, however a maximum of 8 students will be enforced.

The class will start promptly at 8:30am, downstairs at the indoor pistol range.

Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in.

Once all shooters have arrived, we will start by each student shooting 5 rounds at a target. From there we will discuss the fundamentals of pistol shooting.  We will then return to the range for a hands-on practice sessions. At the end of the class, each student will be able to compare their more recent targets to their first target in order to gauge improvement.

Students are encouraged to bring the following with them to the class:

  1. Pistol (must be chambered in a caliber acceptable for use in the indoor range)
  2. Ammunition for your pistol (at least 100 rounds)
  3. Eye protection
  4. Ear protection

The club will provide any and all the above items, on an availability basis.

Summary

Class starts 8:30 am
Class ends 10:00 am
Limited to 8 students (Must contact Mark Tennant)
Targets will be provided by the club
Safety is imperative, any student in violation of pistol safety best practices will be asked to leave the class

Jr Rifle Program

Following the Governor’s guidelines, we are able to resume Jr. Shoot this Saturday, January 16th

Please be aware that masks must be worn, parents and children will be asked to stay upstairs when it is not their turn to shoot. 

Make sure to sign in and receive your lane assignment before doing anything else in the club house. We may make adjustments as we go to lane assignments but we want to make sure that we get as many shooters to the line as possible. Please be aware of your line and be polite to others.

Safety for all in everything is our goal.

Junior Rifle Program – January 2 – Canceled

The Junior Rifle Program has canceled the January 2 meeting due to Governor’s recent COVID-19 Order #59

Open to all youth (male & female) ages 12 to 18. Starting on November 7th at 6:30 PM to 9 PM, and then continue on the first and third Saturday nights of each month until May.

All youths must have parental consent, and have at least one parent attending the first night of participation for the rifle safety section of the course. Parents are not required to attend after the first session.

Any Boy Scout attending the course can earn (or complete) their Rifle Shooting Merit Badge. All instructors are NRA Certified and Licensed by the State of Massachusetts. All Safety equipment (eye and ear protection) and rifles are supplied by The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club.

The cost of the course is a one time fee of $10, followed by $5.00 per night which includes range fee, all safety equipment, rifle and ammunition.  For additional information please check our Junior Rifle Program page.

Junior Rifle Program – December 5 – Canceled

The Junior Rifle Program has canceled the December 5 meeting due to inclement weather we look forward to seeing everyone on the the 19th.

Open to all youth (male & female) ages 12 to 18. Starting on November 7th at 6:30 PM to 9 PM, and then continue on the first and third Saturday nights of each month until May.

All youths must have parental consent, and have at least one parent attending the first night of participation for the rifle safety section of the course. Parents are not required to attend after the first session.

Any Boy Scout attending the course can earn (or complete) their Rifle Shooting Merit Badge. All instructors are NRA Certified and Licensed by the State of Massachusetts. All Safety equipment (eye and ear protection) and rifles are supplied by The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club.

The cost of the course is a one time fee of $10, followed by $5.00 per night which includes range fee, all safety equipment, rifle and ammunition.  For additional information please check our Junior Rifle Program page.

Junior Rifle Program

The Junior Rifle Program has started their 2020 season.  On October 24th the coaches held a new shooter introduction class, with 11 kids and their parents.

Open to all youth (male & female) ages 12 to 18. Starting on November 7th at 6:30 PM to 9 PM, and then continue on the first and third Saturday nights of each month until May.

All youths must have parental consent, and have at least one parent attending the first night of participation for the rifle safety section of the course. Parents are not required to attend after the first session.

Any Boy Scout attending the course can earn (or complete) their Rifle Shooting Merit Badge. All instructors are NRA Certified and Licensed by the State of Massachusetts. All Safety equipment (eye and ear protection) and rifles are supplied by The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club.

The cost of the course is a one time fee of $10, followed by $5.00 per night which includes range fee, all safety equipment, rifle and ammunition.  For additional information please check our Junior Rifle Program page.

Basic Firearms Safety Course

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club will hold an NRA/MA certified Basic Firearms Safety course on February 15, 2020. If you are interested in taking the course, please contact us at firearmsafety@tewksburyrodandgun.org.

In order to obtain a License to Carry (LTC) a Firearm in the state of Massachusetts, you are required to attend a basic firearms training course. This course is accepted by the state and a certificate will be issued to you as proof of completion.

Instructors will provide hands on learning in the following areas:

  • safe firearm handling
  • firearm parts and operation
  • ammunition and its function
  • shooting fundamentals
  • how to select, clean and store a firearm
  • live fire practical in the club’s indoor range

Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.

Maximum Enrollment: 10 (note: your check will not be deposited until the date of the class and will be returned to you if you cannot attend)

The cost of the course, which includes training materials and the use of club provided firearms, is $125. If you are club member, the fee is reduced to $85. Coffee & donuts, along with a hotdog lunch will be provided.

Enrollment will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment. In order to obtain a License to Carry (LTC) a Firearm in the state of Massachusetts, you are required to attend a basic firearms training course. This course is accepted by the state and a certificate will be issued to you as proof of completion.

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club is dedicated to promote firearm safety.

Cancelled: Basic Firearms Safety Course

 

*** January’s class has been cancelled, please register for February’s class ***

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club will hold an NRA/MA certified Basic Firearms Safety course on January 18, 2020. If you are interested in taking the course, please contact us at firearmsafety@tewksburyrodandgun.org.

In order to obtain a License to Carry (LTC) a Firearm in the state of Massachusetts, you are required to attend a basic firearms training course. This course is accepted by the state and a certificate will be issued to you as proof of completion.

Instructors will provide hands on learning in the following areas:

  • safe firearm handling
  • firearm parts and operation
  • ammunition and its function
  • shooting fundamentals
  • how to select, clean and store a firearm
  • live fire practical in the club’s indoor range

Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.

Maximum Enrollment: 10 (note: your check will not be deposited until the date of the class and will be returned to you if you cannot attend)

The cost of the course, which includes training materials and the use of club provided firearms, is $125. If you are club member, the fee is reduced to $85. Coffee & donuts, along with a hotdog lunch will be provided.

Enrollment will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment. In order to obtain a License to Carry (LTC) a Firearm in the state of Massachusetts, you are required to attend a basic firearms training course. This course is accepted by the state and a certificate will be issued to you as proof of completion.

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club is dedicated to promote firearm safety.

Basic Firearms Safety Course

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club will hold an NRA/MA certified Basic Firearms Safety course on November 16, 2019. If you are interested in taking the course, please contact us at firearmsafety@tewksburyrodandgun.org.

In order to obtain a License to Carry (LTC) a Firearm in the state of Massachusetts, you are required to attend a basic firearms training course. This course is accepted by the state and a certificate will be issued to you as proof of completion.

Instructors will provide hands on learning in the following areas:

  • safe firearm handling
  • firearm parts and operation
  • ammunition and its function
  • shooting fundamentals
  • how to select, clean and store a firearm
  • live fire practical in the club’s indoor range

Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.

Maximum Enrollment: 10 (note: your check will not be deposited until the date of the class and will be returned to you if you cannot attend)

The cost of the course, which includes training materials and the use of club provided firearms, is $125. If you are club member, the fee is reduced to $85. Coffee & donuts, along with a hotdog lunch will be provided.

Enrollment will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment. In order to obtain a License to Carry (LTC) a Firearm in the state of Massachusetts, you are required to attend a basic firearms training course. This course is accepted by the state and a certificate will be issued to you as proof of completion.

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club is dedicated to promote firearm safety.

Basic Firearms Safety Course

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club will hold an NRA/MA certified Basic Firearms Safety course on October 19, 2019. If you are interested in taking the course, please contact us at firearmsafety@tewksburyrodandgun.org.

In order to obtain a License to Carry (LTC) a Firearm in the state of Massachusetts, you are required to attend a basic firearms training course. This course is accepted by the state and a certificate will be issued to you as proof of completion.

Instructors will provide hands on learning in the following areas:

  • safe firearm handling
  • firearm parts and operation
  • ammunition and its function
  • shooting fundamentals
  • how to select, clean and store a firearm
  • live fire practical in the club’s indoor range

Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.

Maximum Enrollment: 10 (note: your check will not be deposited until the date of the class and will be returned to you if you cannot attend)

The cost of the course, which includes training materials and the use of club provided firearms, is $125. If you are club member, the fee is reduced to $85. Coffee & donuts, along with a hotdog lunch will be provided.

Enrollment will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment. In order to obtain a License to Carry (LTC) a Firearm in the state of Massachusetts, you are required to attend a basic firearms training course. This course is accepted by the state and a certificate will be issued to you as proof of completion.

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club is dedicated to promote firearm safety.