CCW Approved Instructor Classes

CCW Pistol TrainingThe following businesses have been approved to offer the CCW classes and qualifications 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.

For information regarding the Carry Concealed Weapons Training Standards, click the link below:


Information For Training Providers/CCW Instructors

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Approved CCW Training Instructor Classes:

Stage Stop Gun Shop

601 Atwater Blvd.
Atwater, CA 95301
Phone: (209) 358-4867
http://stagestopgunshop.com/
Email: info@ssgs.us

Hard Focus Firearms Training LLC

4136 Tudal Avenue
Merced, CA 95348
Phone: (209) 564-0332
https://hardfocustraining.com
Email: hardfocustraining@gmail.com

Defend To Survive, LLC

1249 Swanson Road
Hughson, CA
Phone: (209) 542-8542
https://defendtosurvive.com/
Email: defendtosurvive@gmail.com

Hammer Stryke Self-Reliance Training

Phone: (209) 614-1718
Mariposa, CA 95338
http://hammerstryke.com/
Email: dave@hammerstryke.com

Eclipse Firearms and Training LLC

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

JLPFI ‐ John Lewis Professional

5730 N First St. Suite 105-402
Fresno, CA 93710
Phone: (559) 349-3833 or (559) 382-9549
https://www.jlpfi.com/
Email: Varmister@hotmail.com

Gery Harron

Instructor: Gery Harron
Phone: (559) 226-6189 or (559) 905-8746
Fresno, CA

Hillside Range

66 E. Escalon Avenue #111
Fresno, CA 93710
Phone: (559) 277-1580
http://www.elementsecurity.us

Chris Chavez Firearms

535 W. Main Street 2nd Floor
Merced, CA 95340
Phone: (209) 658-4206
Email: chavezfirearms209@gmail.com

M2 Firearms Training

Email: m2@m2instruction.com
http://m2instruction.com/
Phone: (209) 386-7344
Merced, CA

Ballistic Defense Academy

Escalon, CA 95320
Phone: (209) 573-0172
http://www.Ballisticdefenseacademy.com
Email: info@ballisticdefenseacademy.com

Rescue74CPR

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

Valley Defense Consulting

Modesto, CA
Phone: (209) 552-5728
Email: info@valleydefense.com
https://www.valleydefense.com/

Upward Firearm Training

10312 Griffith Avenue
Delhi, CA 95315
Phone: (209) 667-9985
Email: upwardfirearms@gmail.com
http://upwardfirearmstraining.com/

Total Training Solutions Group Inc

901 Lake Havasu Drive, Suite 102
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405
Phone: (702) 682-1925
http://ttsgi.com/
Email:jmboone@tsigroup.com

Northern Firearms Instruction

1095 Hilltop Drive. Suite 320
Redding CA 96003
Phone: (503) 776-4855

Ronnie Garrison

830 West Olive Ave (Between Suites B & C)
Merced, Ca. 95340
Phone: (209) 631‐3533
http://www.ccwmerced.com

Insight Firearms Training

Insight Firearms Training
Phone: (559) 479-0871

Trident Firearms Academy

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

Total Training Solutions Group Inc.

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