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Recent News

  • Tall Guns has been awarded the right to use the By Colorado logo by the byColorado licensing program. This signifies companies that are based, design their products and make their products in Colorado. (10/2014)
  • Colorado West Firearms Institute has joined the Tall Guns network Affiliated Independent Instructors licensing our Colorado Handgun Permit course program serving Colorado West from the Grand Junction area. (10/2014).
  • Tall Guns announces a price reduction in its combined Colorado and Utah CCW/CFP Course. The new price is $99.95 for both highly valuable permit course. (08/2014)
  • Tall Guns now offers certification training for security officers in firearm, baton, handcuff, Taser and OC Spray. (05/2014)
  • Tall Guns is actively instructing courses at this time (June 2020).
  • To support the ongoing efforts to control COVID-19, Tall Guns will be limiting class sizes to eight (8) persons. (16 Mar 2020).
  • Tall Guns is certified as the only TASER certified civilian training academy location in Colorado (10/2012)

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Tall Guns provides products, services and training in personal protection including Colorado, Utah, Wyoming Concealed Carry permit (license) and NRA classes for the beginner and those desiring to be instructors.

Tall Guns is a Colorado company and displays the Colorado Company logo under licenseTall Guns non-NRA programs are all designed in Colorado by a Colorado companyTall Guns non-NRA programs are all made in Colorado by a Colorado company

Our philosophy is that the area of personal protection is much more complex than only an "armed citizen", a vault for your social security number or a home alarm system. It involves more than a lethal or non-lethal response capability, but also how to protect your home, identity, family and your well being at a number of threat levels. How to be aware and take action in advance to avoid risk, rather than to be unaware and only able react to it! Personal protection is more complex than is perceived by most individuals. It is about much more than the mere use of a defensive device! We live in a world where others who have no issue with doing harm to your loved ones and you.

We have been serving our clients since 2006.

Unlike our out-of-state competitors whom only visit our state or others whom cancel courses without a minimum number of enrollees, our classes are held whether we have one or a dozen enrollees. We are client focused and have a passion to educate, enable and support our clients.

For NRA Instructor Courses ONLY, the NRA will not allow instruction without 4 enrollees.

A Colorado Concealed Carry permit provides you with 35 states of carry privilege. Completion of any of our concelaed carry courses and the related certificate facilitate application to the State of Arizona and many others for a non-resident concealed carry permit. It is also accepted for resident permits in Wyoming, Arizona and Iowa.

We also offer NRA classes for the beginner to the level of instructor. And for those desiring a more advanced or platform specific training we have other offerings.

We work with our clients to grow from a base to provide them a set of training, techniques, strategies and processes to follow to increase their protection level at home, the office and in the uncertain world.

We utilize the state of the art IES MILO Use of Force simulator to provide safety and course of fire training for our various courses. The IES system is used by both law enforcement and the military to build skills and teach safety. It offers us the ability to develop your skills in a near real life environment. We also offer live fire for those NRA courses requiring it.

To see our course schedule and enroll directly from our calendar go to our COURSE SCHEDULE page. NOT INSTRUCTING AT THIS TIME

PERSONAL PROTECTION COURSES (for pricing click here)


Or click on any selection below to see the course syllabus.

All Classes are taught by NRA and/or Utah Dept of Public Safety Certified Instructors


NRA COURSES (for pricing click here)


Or click on any selection below to see the course syllabus.

Taught by NRA Appointed Training Counselors and Certified Instructors

Taught by NRA Appointed Training Counselors For those desiring to be an NRA Certified Instructor For Certified Instructors wanting to add a discipliine.


NRA Instructor Training (click here)

Taught by NRA Appointed Training Counselors For those desiring to be an NRA Certified Instructor or for Certified Instructors wanting to add a discipline.

Taser International

TASER is the industry recognized leader in less lethal electrical decapacitating defense systems. We offer the complete line and training of the TASER consumer product line.

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