Pistol Skill Builder Seminar

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  • Are you new to firearms and want more training in handling your firearm after obtaining your pistol permit in CT?
  • Did you shoot a firearm but weren’t completely satisfied with the results on target?
  • Are you looking to learn new techniques and tips for manipulating your firearm so that you shoot faster and / or more accurately?

Getting training professionally by our firearms instructors would certainly come with advantages in obtaining new techniques and best practices of firearm handling at a fast rate. It increases your shooting accuracy while also increasing your shooting speed.

  • Our staff are Certified NRA/USCCA/ CT State Police Certified Instructors, and lifelong gun enthusiasts.
  • We train to levels beyond what we teach to ensure that your class is properly prepared and well taught by industry experts.
  • You will learn how your body reacts behind a firearm and understand the tips and tricks the pro’s use to shoot faster and more accurately.

​Have you taken a basic firearm safety course, performed the live fire and weren’t satisfied with the results on target? Goldeneye’s pistol skill builder seminar is where everyone should continue their journey into the use of firearms. Our pistol skill builder seminar is ideal for individuals looking to learn how to shoot their own firearm not only faster but more comfortably and more accurately.


  • A valid CT Pistol Permit or other proof of training of a basic firearm safety course.

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At the completion of each 4-hour seminar, the shooter will be better prepared to take the next level skill builder seminar. The objective is to train the shooter to perform faster and more accurately with their firearm.

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Depending on which level you choose, depends on how much the seminar costs.

Please note that moving up in levels increases in difficulty.

If you are not sure which level to begin at, it is suggested to start at level one if the last training course you took was the Basic Firearm Safety (Pistol Permit) Course.

LEVEL 1 ($80.00)

  • Safe Firearm Handling
  • Range Safety Rules
  • Proper Stance Fitted to Your Body
  • Proper Grip
  • Various Firearm Manipulations (unloading / loading a firearm)
  • Various Aiming Techniques
  • Proper Trigger Control
  • and more….


LEVEL 2 ($100.00)

  • Safe Firearm Handling
  • Range Safety Rules
  • Drawing from a holster
  • Various Magazine Reload Techniques
  • Engaging Multiple Targets
  • Manipulating and working through various malfunctions
  • And much more…


LEVEL 3 ($120.00)

  • Safe Firearm Handling
  • Range Safety Rules
  • Dominant hand only firearm manipulation
  • Non-Dominant hand only firearm manipulation
  • Shot Timer introduction exercises
  • Moving to cover / concealment
  • Moving while shooting
  • Working with team dynamics
  • And much more…
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  • Standard semi-automatic pistols.
  • 200 Rounds of ammunition.
    • Calibers accepted: .380, .40, .45ACP, .357 SIG, 9mm and 10mm.
    • Only “factory” brass ammunition will be accepted.
    • No re-loads or hand-loaded ammunition are allowed.
  • Minimum of two (2) magazines for the pistol
  • Magazine pouch
  • Holster for the pistol.
    • For safety, no cheap nylon or leather, no inside-the-pants holsters.
  • Eye and hearing protection



  • “Double-action” or “Double-action Only” revolvers only.
  • 200 Rounds of ammunition Calibers accepted:
    • .38, .357, 9mm and .45ACP.
    • Only “factory” brass ammunition will be accepted.
    • No re-loads or hand-loaded ammunition are allowed.
  • Minimum of two (2) speed-loaders for the revolver.
  • Speed-loader pouch
  • Holster for the revolver
    • For safety, no cheap nylon or leather, inside-the-pants holsters
  • Eye and hearing protection.


PLEASE NOTE: All handguns will be inspected by Goldeneye’s firearms training personnel to ensure they meet manufacturers’ specifications.  Mechanical and/ or safety defects will result in the firearm being rejected. If you have any question’s about your equipment, get in touch with us.

Appropriate clothing should be worn to include the following:

  • A baseball cap
  • Crew neck shirt
  • Long pants
  • Sturdy footwear, suitable for rapid turning.
    • Shorts, bare feet, sandals, and dress shoes are not allowed.

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