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Welcome to Str8Shot * Gun Safety



       Community service since 2011, located in Marseilles, IL

(815) 228-1292

Mission StatementBulletHole

  • Attitude, Safety, and Personal Protection
  • We achieve this goal with a class ratio of FOUR students to ONE instructor

Str8 Shot Gun Safety encourages EVERYONE interested in Handgun/CCW Instruction to research before they commit!  There are many different types of training and many different prices.    Ask questions of your contact person such as; 

  • How much is the cost of training?
  • How many will be in class?
  • What is Instructor/student ratio?
  • How much shooting will I do?
  • Where will I be shooting?
  • Do I need my own handgun, ammo and equipment?
  • Do I pay additional for range, ammo and handgun/equipment rental?
  • Do I get a lunch break?
  • Can I come and discuss things in person prior to commitment?

Ask yourself; 

  • What am I looking for?
  • Am I an avid shooter, beginner or in- between? 
  • Do I want a piece of paper or hands on training? 
  • Am I going to complete training and feel competent shooting?

Str8 Shot will give you Hands-On training that will continue or end with your conceal carry permit.  Along with your Illinois requirements we go the extra step for you to receive your NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Certificate.  This certificate never expires, follows you to any state and is the foundation for NRA pistol safety training. Our Instructors are ALL NRA certified and we practice it!  Our instructors are available for continued practice at our range and any other firearm concerns you may have.

Retail is OPEN every Thursday and Friday from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm! Additional hours are updated  on our Facebook Page when schedule permits.   Stop in to talk or call Jerry 815-228-1292.

ADVANCED PISTOL – PSD&S (Personal Self Defense & Survival) training- $250.00                          8 hour course offered in conjunction with Str8 Shot Gun Safety & PSD&S Elite Training Group.    For more information and application click on Courses Offered Tab, Personal Self Defense & Survival.

Your Instructors:

Jerry Sommer:

Owner/Instructor, Illinois State Police Certified, NRA Certified, Range Safety Officer,           NRA Life Member, ISRA Member

Mandi Sommer :

Senior Instructor, Illinois State Police Certified, NRA Certified, Range Safety Officer,             NRA Member

Jacolynn Sommer:

Sales/Instructor, Illinois State Police Certified, NRA Certified, Range Safety Officer,                      NRA Member

Anita Metzen:

Instructor, NRA Certified, Range Safety Officer   NRA Member

Training available & pricing (does not include state fees)

Day 1 –  NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting, Instructor Led – $125.00

Day 2 – State and Federal Regs and practical qualification – $100.00

TWO Day Package – 16 Hour IL Conceal Carry $200.00    (Day 1 & Day 2 on same weekend)

Husband & Wife TWO Day Package – $185.00 each

Day 2 Veteran – $90.00

Illinois Conceal Carry 3 hour Re certification Training- $50.00

Personal Self Defense & Survival training –  8 hour intermediate training – $250.00

NRA Blended Phase II – $100.00 with own handgun & ammo  $125.00 with ours

NRA Blended  Phase II students will also need to register for:   Day 2 State and Federal Laws 8 hr session – $100.00, in order to receive Illinois Conceal Carry License.

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