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  • Emphasis on safety

  • Professional, experienced team teaching

  • Both male and female instructors for every class

  • One instructor per student on the firing line

  • Individual attention to your needs

  • Every student treated with respect and care

  • Pre class or follow up tutoring is available

  • We offer additional classes​, see below


Provides state approved certification for New Mexico and Utah. Covers laws, rules and regulations, methods of concealed carry and review of shooting fundamentals. Individual coaching on the qualification line.


  • 1-on-1 Beginning Shooting​

  • Advanced Tactical

  • Force on Force

  • Advanced Tactical Pistol

  • Tactical Rifle

  • Tactical Shotgun​​

    • Call for more information​



Perkins Protection Training is a family owned firearms training company in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We specialize in training for Concealed Carry Licenses in New Mexico and Utah. Training in beginning handgun classes and individual tutoring are available. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced firearms owner, our expert instructors can help you develop your pistol or shotgun skills.

                                         Dale Perkins

Dale is a highly experienced firearms instructor who has been instructing civilian, military, and law enforcement personnel in the art of self-defense firearms since 1978. He is a New Mexico Department of Public Safety Certified Concealed Handgun Carry Instructor; Utah Concealed Handgun Carry Instructor; National Rifle Association Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, and Personal Protection Instructor and

Counselor. Chief Range Safety Officer; and a seasoned African big game Hunter. Dale is also a graduate of the premier firearms training Program at Gun site Academy, as well as federal and state Law Enforcement training courses. Perkins Protection Training adjunct instructors are also NM DPS NRA certified. They bring extensive military and law enforcement experience further enhance your training.


January 14 and 15, 2023

February 18 and 19, 2023

March 18 and 19, 2023

April 15 and 16, 2023

May 20 and 21, 2023

June 10 and 11, 2023

July 15 and 16, 2023

August 19 and 20, 2023

September 9 and 10, 2023

October 14 and 15, 2023

We are also currently scheduling classes for 2 year refreshers and 4 year requals.  Please call Dale at 505-238-1214 for more information.

Additional classes will be posted as soon as they are scheduled.




Class Location

Albuquerque Shooting Range Park

16001 Shooting Range Access NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120

*Location is subject to change

Class Times:

Saturday and Sunday

8:30 AM - Approximately 4:30 PM

Both Days You Will Need:

  • Lunch

  • Drink (water, coffee, soda)

  • Pen and paper

  • Dress for weather

Sunday, You Will Need:

  • Firearms

  • Ammunition for your firearms

  • I have 45 ACP semiautomatic and 45 ACP revolver for rent.

  • Contact me for further information

  • Eye Protection and Hearing Protection Required


Individual: $250.00*

*$50 Down Payment Required

*The cost for license and electronic fingerprints for New Mexico are not included in this fee.

Finger prints for the Utah license are an additional $15.00 and are provided in class.

Rental Weapons

.45 Semi-Autos $25

.45 Revolvers     $25

Ammunition pricing varies depending on availability and caliber

If you cannot make a class, please call the instructor prior to the class.

The deposit will be rolled over, if needed, for a period of three months.  The deposit will not be refunded after that three-month period.

Gift certificates are available and are valid for one year from the date of purchase. 


Free Consultation

Please leave which class  you want to attend; date of class, how many participants, Utah or New Mexico, any weapon rentals and phone number in the Message Field

P.O. Box 258 Albuquerque, NM 87103

Call Preferred 505-238-1214

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