About Us

Firearms Training Services

Headquartered in Redding California, Northern Firearms Instruction (NFI) serves Northern California and Southern Oregon residents with beginning to advanced firearms training. Our motto, “Our Right, Our Responsibility” is the platform from which all of our instruction is developed and presented.

NFI specializes in personal defense training including Concealed Carry Training, (CCW), Advanced Personal Protection Training, and California Department of Fish and Game Hunter’s Education Certification.

NFI is proud to offer discrete, individualized protective firearms training, personalized to meet your specific needs and requirements. We can also help you plan your personal defense strategies based on your lifestyle and specific protection needs.

NFI welcomes family members ages 10 yrs and older to participate in all handgun and rifle/shotgun training with approval by their parent or guardian.

The founding members of NFI are retired US Army Soldiers who have applied their decades of Army training experience to develop basic and advanced firearms courses for the residents of Northern California These courses are specifically designed for civilian personal protection skill development. We develop each and every CCW, Defensive Pistol, Basic Pistol Safety, and Basic Rifle Safety Course with the civilian end-user in mind. No need for experience in most of our courses!

Cancellation Policy

NFI classes are generally full. Your course fee reserves a seat for you on the class date you have enrolled. If you have registered for a course and cannot attend, you will receive a credit to attend a later course within the same calendar year as long as you contact us via email, telephone, or in person 7 days before the start of your registered course. We are sorry, we cannot refund student fees within 7 days of the course date.

Northern Firearms Instruction reserves the right to refuse training to anyone who does not display the maturity or attitude of a responsible gun owner.

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