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Can I rent a gun for my class?
Yes, Spartan Defense offers rental equipment for our pistol instruction. We also have eye, ear protection, and ammo available for purchase at our store.
I am a first time shooter, where do I start?
We offer a safety and handling course called a Private Introduction to Defensive Pistol , a one-hour one-on-one private course designed to introduce new shooters to the fundamentals of handgun operation. If you have shooting experience and would like to learn skills beyond basic introduction we have the Fundamentals of Defensive Pistol, a four-hour course that is appropriate for beginners and experienced shooters. Topics covered include: Safety, the body’s natural reaction to a fight, the balance of speed and accuracy, drawing from the holster, emergency reloads, and much more.
I am an experienced shooter, which class is best for me?
We have classes available for every experience level. We believe strongly that shooting is a perishable skill and that overcoming your mistakes, weaknesses, and bad habits through repeated practice will help you to be prepared in a fight. Feel free to contact us at 719-728-0432 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, to speak with an instructor about your needs.
Can I check my gun on my flight?
Here is the link to TSA for up to date information on flying with firearms and ammunition. https://www.tsa.gov/travel/transporting-firearms-and-ammunition
Do you have a list of preferred hotels near your range?
Yes, we do! Click here for our list of preferred area hotels.
Which airport is closest to the range?
There are two major airports near Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Airport (COS), and Denver International Airport (DIA) they’re both on average about a 60 minute drive from the range depending on traffic.
I need to cancel/reschedule my class, can I do that?
While it is our sincere desire to accommodate the individual needs of our customers, the following policy should be considered prior to changing your course registration. That being said, you can always call us at 719-728-0432 and speak to our Customer Service Coordinator to cancel or reschedule your class.
If you need to cancel more than 30 days prior to the start date, we will either refund your tuition less a $50 booking fee, or move you to a course that better suits your schedule.
If you need to cancel your registration between 30 days and 2 weeks prior to the course start date, we will either refund your tuition less a 50% penalty, or move you to a later course.
Should you need to cancel less than 2 weeks prior to the course start date, there is no refund. You can, however, re-schedule to a future class. Costs are as follows:
$35 re-booking fee for classes $115 or less
$100 re-booking fee for classes $116 or more
A RE-SCHEDULE, CANCELATION OR NO-SHOW ON THE DAY OF TRAINING WILL FORFEIT 100% OF THE CLASS FEE. NO EXCEPTIONS, NO CREDITS. YOU MUST CANCEL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STATED POLICY PRIOR TO THE CLASS DAY.
Thank you for your understanding.
Do you offer an ammo discount for your classes?
Yes, if we have your ammo available, please email us for an ammo quote to email@example.com for the required ammo for your class at a discounted rate. We will always try our best to keep ammo available for our Spartan Defense students. On our website select classes have the option to add gun & gear rentals and required ammunition for your class. Your instructor will bring all pre-purchased ammo on the day of your class.
Do you offer any class discounts?
Yes, we offer a 15% discount after taking select courses. Your instructor will give you the course promo code at the end of class. Codes are valid for 14 days from the start date of the previously finished class and can be used online.
SAFETY CLASSES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THIS DISCOUNT PROGRAM.
DISCOUNT CANNOT BE APPLIED TO PURCHASE PRIVATE INTRODUCTION TO DEFENSIVE PISTOL, LADIES INTRODUCTION TO DEFENSIVE PISTOL, COACHING OR ANY PRIVATE CLASS.
FOR DISCOUNT TO BE APPLIED THE COURSE MUST BE AN FDP LEVEL OR ABOVE.
Do I have to be 21 years old to take a class?
You must be 21 years or older, or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Do I have to be a member to take a class?
No, Spartan Defense welcomes the public and all first time shooters!
Can I get a store credit?
Yes, if you would like to reschedule your class within our cancellation policy or are issued a refund for any reason you may have the option to have a store credit instead. Our store credit does not expire.
Can I purchase a Spartan Defense gift card?
Yes, you can purchase a Spartan Defense gift card on our website, or you can call 719-728-0432 and purchase one over the phone. Currently, they are not redeemable on our website, however, you may call and use them over the phone and they do not expire.
Can I book a private event?
Yes! We can coordinate any custom private or corporate event, at our facility or yours. We can provide as much or as little as you need to make a remarkable event your friends, family and co-workers will be talking about for weeks! Click here to for detailed information, or call us at 719.728.0432.