CCW Approved Instructor Classes

CCW Pistol TrainingThe following businesses have been approved to offer the CCW classes and qualification with your weapon(s). They are not a representative of, or employed by, the Merced County Sheriff’s Office or any other laws enforcement agency.


Approved CCW Instruction Courses:

Armed Angels

Instructors:
Rene Gibson, Sharon Mayfield, Carla Flores
Phone: (559) 260-0421 or (559) 283-0693
www.armedangels1.com
armedangels1@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/armedangels1

Gunrunner

Instructors: 
Gerry and Sandy Mitchell
2040 Yosemite Parkway
Merced, CA 95340
Phone: (209) 723-3995
https://www.merced-gunrunner.com/

Defend To Survive, LLC

Instructors:
Arthur den Dulk Certified National Rifle Association,
Department of Justice, and LAW ENFORCEMENT 
River Oaks Range in Winton CA.
Phone: (209) 542-8542
https://defendtosurvive.com/

Hammer Stryke Self-Reliance Training

Instructors:
Dave Givens and John Givens
Phone: (209) 614-1718
Mariposa, CA 95338
http://hammerstryke.com/

Eclipse Firearms and Training LLC

Instructors:
Sunny Le
840 6th. Street
Los Banos, CA 93635
Phone: (209) 710-8554
http://eclipsefnt.com/

JLPFI ‐ John Lewis Professional

Instructors:
John Lewis
5730 N First St. Suite 105
Fresno, CA 93710
Phone: (559) 349-3833 or (559) 382-9549
Varmister@hotmail.com

Gary Harron

Instructors:Gary Harron
Gary Harron
Phone: (559) 226-6189 or (559) 905-8746

Hillside Range

Instructors:
Jerry Bartholomew
931 E. Pacheco Blvd.
Los Banos, CA 93635
Phone: (209) 704-1708

Chris Chavez Firearms

535 W. Main Street 2nd Floor
Merced, CA 95340
Services Offered:  CCW Training 
Hand Gun Safety Training 
POST Certified Instructor
DOJ Certified Instructor  #200095

Madison Society Foundation

Madison Society Foundation
http://www.madison‐society.org/
Phone: (209) 576-0260

M2 Firearms Training

Instructors:
Richard Macchia and Robert Marvulli
http://m2instruction.com/
Phone: (209) 386-7344

Red Dot Firearms

Red Dot Firearms
Fresno, CA 93720
Phone: (559) 696-1072 or (209) 614-1718
http://www.hammerstryke.com/

Ballistic Defense Academy

Ballistic Defense Academy
Escalon, CA 95320
Phone: (209) 896‐6781
http://www.Ballisticdefenseacademy.com

Mongrel Tactical EDC

Instructors: 
Nathan Henderson and Anthony Amabile
947 6th Street
Los Banos CA 93635
Phone: (209)710‐0015 or (209) 270‐0200
mongreltacticaledcinc@gmail.com

Rescue74CPR

Instructors:
Richard Martin
635 Meredith Ave.
Gustine, CA 95322
Phone: (209)587-0809
rescue74cpr@gmail.com

Schell’s Sport Shop

2111 Geer Road, Suite #209
Turlock, CA 95382
Phone: (209) 634-5087
http://schells.serviceconnection.biz

Upward Firearm Training

Instructors:
Andy Thomas, DOJ Instructor
10312 Griffith Avenue
Delhi, CA 95315
Phone: (209) 667-9985
http://upwardfirearmstraining.com

Sintex Security

Sintex Security
1748 Miles  Court., Suite A
Merced, CA 95340
Phone: (209) 723-9044
 

Northern Firearms Instruction

Instructors:
Sgt. Theodore Eugene Lidie
1095 Hilltop Drive. Suite 320
Redding CA 96003
Phone: (503) 999‐1822
https://usgunpro.com/

Stone's Gun Shop

830 West Olive Ave (Between Suites B & C)
Merced, Ca. 95340
Phone: (209)723‐3733
http://www.ccwmerced.com

Stage Stop Gun Shop

601 Atwater Blvd.
Atwater, CA 95301
Phone: (209) 358-4867
http://stagestopgunshop.com/

Trident Firearms Academy

Salida, CA 95368
Phone: (209) 535-0077
http://www.TridentFirearmsAcademy.com

Total Training Solutions Group Inc.

901 Lake Havasu Dr. Suite 102
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405
http://www.ttsgi.com

Gladwin Guns

Merced, CA. 95340
Phone: (209) 725-3445

Valley Defense Consulting

584 Hi Tech Parkway
Oakdale, CA 95361
Phone: (209) 552‐5728
https://www.valleydefense.com/

Insight Firearms Training

Insight Firearms Training
Phone: (559) 479-0871

American Armory

Phone: (209) 270-1234
info@aafirearm.com

Norcal Medtac

Phone: (831) 970‐0440