Cerberus Training April 2022 Firearm Classes

Cerberus Training of Goldendale, WA is holding four firearm courses in April, 2022.

Apr. 9 – 10 AR Armorer

Armorer courses are structured to provide each student with a practical understanding of the operation, critical parts gauging, and features of the class titled Firearm.

This two day class is a mixture of classroom instruction, hands-on operation and on-range live-fire, enabling each student to achieve a high degree of familiarity with the topics covered and running the firearm efficiently.

You will gain proficiency in the following areas: Cleaning, maintain, gauging, repair, build, and/or modify the specific platform. We will go over disassembly, reassembly, identification of mechanical deficiencies and corrective actions, so you will walk away knowing your firearm is reliable.

Topics Covered:
+ Basic operation and function
+ Design
+ Interaction of parts including safeties and fire control group
+ Proper safety checks
+ Disassembly & Assembly
+ Inspection of parts for excessive wear
+ Head Space
+ Maintenance and lubrication
+ Gauging and checking critical areas
+ Modification / Customization
+ Compatibility
+ Troubleshooting
+ Theory

Armorers course certificate and manual is provided to the student to keep, and tools will be provided to work on specific platforms.

The second half of Day 2 will be on the range checking proper operation, manipulation and an abbreviated Run the Gun class, which is made to instill the fundamentals of efficiency in running the specific platform.

If you would like to shoot – 250 Rounds  

Class starts at 0900

Cost $500

Apr. 23 – Foundation – Pistol

Apr. 24 – Foundation – Rifle

This 1 day Handgun or Rifle Foundation class is for those who are new to firearms. It’s also great for the casual yet competent shooter who wants to tune their skills. We ensure your training will increase your skill set, no matter your level.

We will review firearm safety, fundamentals, and proper use of the sights and trigger. We will work on loading and unloading, presentation to the target from the holster of the handgun, or sling with the rifle, ready positions and clearing malfunctions, all with skill sets and drills to improve overall efficient operation. This class is a great way to get ready for Run the Gun Handgun or Rifle.  

This class will thoroughly cover;

Safety brief & Medical plan

Firearm and Range Safety

Effective shooting stance

Proper weapon grip

Recoil control

Using iron sights, magnified and or electronic optics – Pistol or Rifle

Proper zero and confirmation.

Trigger control

Manipulation of your firearm platform

Loading – Reloading sequence

Malfunctions of the Pistol or Rifle

Sling/Holster use

and more…

Check here for Gear List and Preparing for Training;



If you would like to shoot, bring – 250 Rounds   

Class starts at 0900

Cost $200

Apr. 30 – May 1 Bill Blowers Tap-Rack Tactical – Pistol

Bill Blowers of Tap-Rack Tactical, LLC will provide you with techniques and procedures that allow you to make hits faster under stress. This course is intended to pick up where most marksmanship training ends, it is a fighting class. We will build on previous skills, but help you to hit faster on single and multiple targets. This is accuracy done very quickly. Topics covered include fundamentals, strong and weak/support hand shooting, manipulations, malfunctions, low light and shooting on the move. Each shooter will leave with a custom dry fire training plan.

Equipment needed
Reliable semi-auto handgun
Duty, range, or concealment holster with suitable gunbelt
Enough magazines, pouches, etc., to carry a minimum of 50 rounds to the firing line
Minimum 1000 rounds of ammunition (1,000+ recommended; bring more, shoot more)
Wrap-around eye protection; ear protection; brimmed hat, weather specific clothing.
A second gun or parts to fix your broken gun.
Note pad and pen/pencil

Cost $650

Practical Edge Shooting: Practical Handgun and Practical Defense Classes in April, 2022

Practical Edge Shooting will be holding their Practical Handgun class on April 23rd and their Practical Defense class on April 25&26 in Kennewick, WA.

Practical Handgun $250:

Practical Handgun class, April 23rd,  Kennewick location.

Class will introduce the student to our methodology of shooting skills and firearm safety procedures.  Class serves as a base to build from for defensive firearms, recreation, and sport. 

Student to Instrutor ratio is formatted to provide personal attention to each student, and individual skill progression.  Completion of Practical Handgun is required prior to attending other Practical Edge live fire shooting classes. 

This is a live fire handgun course teaching how to safely handle firearms, and how various types of handguns function.  Students will receive classroom and live fire instruction on the fundamentals of marksmanship, increasing both accuracy and ability to drive the gun during rapid fire.

Class is an 8 hour training day, 10am-6pm, which begins with classroom followed by live fire training.  There will be a one hour lunch break between the two blocks of instruction.

This class will meet the training requirment for Washington State Law, I-1639.


Students must be legally able to possess a firearm.

Waiver of Liability to be signed at start of class.

Adult students, 18 years and older (16 or 17 year olds may attend with attending parent\guardian). 

Student Supplies:

Eye protection (clear safety glasses recommended)

Ear protection (double protection recommended, foam plugs and ear muffs)

Note taking material

250 rounds of ammunition for pistol

Pistol – Must be full size model  (min .38/9mm,  4″ barrell or larger) 

Gun rentals available.  Prearrangement required, please contact us prior to class, or select the option to include during registration

Any question please contact us at 509-987-2303 or via email at info@PracticalEdge.com

Practical Defense $150:

Practical Defense, April 25th-26th, Evening Sessions  Classroom at Kennewick Ranch and Home.


Training is a seminar presentation with the information that every gun owner should know.  This class, along with Practical Handgun, is required prior to taking any of the Practical Edge live fire defensive classes (Concealed Carry, Low Light, AR15).  Training builds the foundation in the use of a firearm to defend life.

Topics covered include legal & moral issues, threat awareness, life priorities, equipment recommendations, and the realities of using a firearm for defense.

We strongly believe that this is information you must know.  Instruction and topic discussions will be presented in a very frank and honest format.

Class format consists of classroom and presentation information only.  This class will be broken up into two eveining sessions 5:30pm-8:30pm each night.


Students must be legally able to possess a firearm.

Class is formatted for adult learning and restricted to adults only.

Waiver of Liability to be signed during registration at start of the session. 

Student Supplies:

Note taking material

Any question please contact us at 509-987-2303 or via email at info@PracticalEdge.com