Upcoming Pistol Training

Basic Pistol Safety Course

Primary Instructor: Al Miller

This course satisfies the training requirement set by the licensing agent in Schenectady County for issuing a New York State Pistol Permit.

To confirm your reservation, print out and complete this form.  Mail it, along with a check or money order for $30.00, payable to Guan-Ho-Ha Fish & Game Club, to:

A.K. Miller

PO Box 2723

Glenville, NY 12325

If you are taking the class with someone, you may pay for multiple applications with a single check. Please send all related applications and the check in a single envelope.

An additional $30.00 will be collected on the first evening of class, to cover the cost of course materials.

Courses begin at 6 PM and will conclude between 10:00 and 10:30 PM.

No Walk ins allowed!

Updated 11/3/2020

Advanced Pistol Course

Primary Instructor: Al Miller

This course satisfies the training requirement set by the licensing agent in Schenectady County for the removal of restrictions from a New York State Pistol Permit.

Classes generally begin at 8:00am at the indoor range at the Guan Ho Ha Fish and Game Club, Inc., and typically wrap up by 17:00.

You must complete the following paperwork prior to attending the Course!

You may download the Advanced Firearms Course Instructions and the Course Application documents directly from the Schenectady County Clerk's website.

Mail the following documents to AK Miller no less than 1 week prior to the course date.

AK Miller

PO Box 2723

Glenville, NY  12325

  • Completed Registration Form.
  • Completed Course Application.
  • Notarized letter, addressed to the Honorable Mark J. Caruso, explaining why you are applying for an unrestricted permit. For sample letters, check here.

You must also submit the required fee of $200, via check or money order, payable AK Miller. You may choose to send a $50 deposit through the mail and pay the balance at the class.  Refer to the instructions on the Registration Form.

Upon completion of the course, you will receive a Completion Certificate and an instructor's evaluation to include in the application package.  Your completed application package will be submitted to the Schenectady County Clerk by the Instructor.

Required Equipment for Course Day:

  • Eye & Hearing protection. A ball cap is also recommended.
  • Suitable, registered, centerfire handgun (no rim-fire).
  • At least two magazines/speed loaders/speed strips. 3 preferred.
  • Strong side retention holster & suitable belt
  • No laser sights. Red dot sights are acceptable.
  • Enough ammunition for the course of fire outlined in instructions. 100 rounds are recommended. (If you have ammo issues, contact the instructor).
  • Be sure to bring it all the above suitable range bag or box.

We will be practicing Social Distancing and will have the range and tables set up to comply.

Please bring and be prepared to properly wear a mask. There will be a form to complete for Guan Ho Ha, and we will provide cleaning supplies.

Updated 11/3/2020

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