Updated: 14 Aug 2017
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Training Packages are now available for both Handgun & Carbine Training
Gift Certificates Available
Wondering what to give that special person in your life?
How about a gift that will prepare them to use their defensive firearm.
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How Confident Are You With Your Tactics?
We currently offer a variety of courses for handgun, carbine, shotgun, precision rifle training, women specific training, home safety, and law enforcement training. Gray Ops Firearms Specialty Training is one of the few training companies in Northern California comprised of Police Officers, all of whom are P.O.S.T Certified Instructors & Range Masters, with this caliber of instruction, you know you will be getting the best available and up to date training available today. We consider ourselves "student instructor's". Meaning we are still learning and evolving with the times. We take classes too, in order to maintain our skills and knowledge. Our real life experiences sets us apart from all the others!
Open Enrollment Classes
|Handgun Courses: Held Every Odd Month
Fundamental Handgun: Sept 9, 2017
Intermediate Handgun: Sept 10, 2017
|Carbine Courses: Held Every Even Month
Fundamental Carbine: October 7, 2017
Intermediate Carbine: October 8, 2017
Take advantage of our Combo Packages
Fundamental/Intermediate Handgun & Fundamental/Intermediate Carbine
and save $55 off individual class Tuition.
Women's Only Handgun:
Fundamental Handgun: September 16, 2017
TBA - 2018
|Carbine Skill Builder:
October 21-22, 2017
|Handgun Skill Builder:
September 23-24, 2017 (FULL)
|First Aid in a Tactical Environment
September 30-Oct 1, 2017
|Precision Rifle I
TBA - 2018
|NEW CLASS ADDED
We've added, at the request of our female students "Women's Only Intermediate Handgun"
This Intermediate Handgun Training will follow the Fundamental Class in an effort to keep the learning progressing.
Special Pricing for attending both classes back to back is also available!
SHOOTS & LADDERS Charity Match
* Shooting Competition *
Sept. 30, 2017 ~ Sacramento Valley Shooting Center
This will be 6-7 fun/fast stages to raise funds for Police and Fire: The Fallen Heroes Organization, is a 501(c)(3) charity organization. Round count is approx. 150 rounds. USPSA Rules will apply.
Registration is through Practiscore:
Hosted by Gray Ops Firearms Specialty Training, Inc, Sacramento Black Rifle, Sparks Black Rifle, JEC Arms LLC, Wreckoning USA, California Shooting Arcade
Please share to get the word out! If you'd like to donate anything for the prize table please contact [email protected]
We keep people on target!
Our staff is courteous and open minded when it comes to training. We identify the needs of the student and work with them. Our instructors have years of Law Enforcement and/or Military experience and are committed to providing the best training available to you at a reasonable cost.
Extra Rewards/Services Offered by our supporting Local Vendors for attending an open enrollment course:
After completing any of our open enrollment 8 hour courses attendees receive incentives from these local vendors.
If you are looking for a specialized course of training, contact us and we will be more than happy to construct a lesson plan that will fit your needs.
If you have any questions regarding Gray Ops Firearms Specialty Training, we can be reached by calling (209) 479-3145 or you can email me directly:
Official Press Release
Sparks Black Rifle Announces New Partnership
May 17, 2017 (SPARKS, NEVADA) – Sparks Black Rifle, a premier firearms and accessory dealer located in Sparks, announced today that Gordon Gray, a retired 30+ year law enforcement officer, 21-year SWAT veteran and most recently the owner and lead firearms instructor of Gray Ops Firearms Specialty Training will be taking over management of the store as Vice-President of Operations with the parting of Kevin Jackson. We wish Kevin the best as he moves away from Nevada and on ward to Texas. Our Store Manager Steve Leydecker will continue to run the day to day operations of the store.
Sparks Black Rifle has a history or supplying high quality firearms and accessories for the Sparks-Reno area residents and is a proud supporter of Law Enforcement and Emergency Service First Responders. Founded in 2015 by Rob Adams owner of Sacramento Black Rifle, Sparks Black Rifle has been responsible for setting new standards in firearms sales and high quality firearms related equipment for the shooting sports enthusiast. With the addition of Mr. Gray, his vast knowledge in personal protection, training abilities and competitive shooting experience is a welcome asset to the Sparks Community.
Even though there is a change in partnership, the company will stay at 1450 E Prater Way, Suite #105 in Sparks where it has been located for the past 2 years. Sparks Black Rifle will retain all employees, who have worked there and play an integral role in the company’s success.
Sparks Black Rifle will continue its dedication to innovation and excellence. “We will keep on offering the great products our customers are used to and we’ll be expanding our product contribution to meet the changing needs of the firearms enthusiast, whether its sport shooting, competitive shooting, or home or personal protection,” said Mr. Gray.
“Sparks Black Rifle will continue to be a family oriented company with dedication to innovation and excellence to our shooting community,” said Gray.
About Sparks Black Rifle, Sparks Black Rifle is a firearms and firearms accessories dealer located in Sparks, Nevada. Founded in 2015, the company is the sister store to Sacramento Black Rifle, founded in 2007, by Robert Adams, CEO, with a long history of supporting all shooting sports related activities, the law enforcement community, and all emergency service providers. We have the ability, knowledge, and ability to design and manufacturing quality custom AR platform rifles and offer new and used firearms and all supporting products for the firearms enthusiast, from the novice entry level shooter to the most experienced expert in the field. Our highly-trained sales staff is friendly and extremely knowledgeable, they will assist you with all your firearms related needs. For more information go to sparksblackrifle.com.
Gray Ops Community Involvement
Community Involvement is a long-standing Gray Ops objective. For more than 6 years, our company and its coworkers have contributed many dollars and hundreds of volunteer hours to improve the communities where we live and work. Investment in our communities is just one of many ways Gray Ops demonstrates our commitment to being a good corporate citizen.
|October 30, 2016
NRA America's Rifle Challenge Results
Congratulations to Gordon for his 3rd Place Overall Finish!
Gray Ops Hosts 2016 California Jr. High School Rodeo State Finals Small Bore Rifle Competition for the 2nd year in a row.
May 12th 2016, we hosted the California Junior High Rodeo Division State Finals, Small Bore Rifle Competition again this year. Thirty-seven competitors from around the state gathered at The Sacramento Valley Shooting Center. The competitors shoot 12 round each from three different positions, Prone, Kneeling, and Standing for a total of 36 rounds. The participants are attending the rodeo in Plymouth throughout the weekend and a competing in many other events. Best of luck to all, wishing all competitors a safe, enjoyable, and successful rodeo. It’s a pleasure to host this event, encouraging the forthcoming leaders of our community.
Save the Date: The Peacemaker Shooting Challenge for 2016 is being held on October 22, 2016
October 17, 2015, Gray Ops and the Lady Gray Ops Shooting Team ran a stage at the Sacramento Area Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Annual Shooting Competition fundraiser "The Peacemaker Shooting Challenge. It was an honor to be asked if Gray Ops would assist in this year's Shooting Challenge. We had a great time and had the opportunity to meet some many new friends during the day. We look forward to designing our stage and running it again.
October 22, 2015, Stockton Police Chaplaincy Fund Raiser Dinner. We support those who support our Law Enforcement Brother's and Sister's. Thank you chaplains for all you do, without your support, encouragement, and spiritual guidance the job of our peacekeepers would be much more difficult.
Gray Ops Hosts California Jr. High School Rodeo State Finals Small Bore Rifle Competition
May 14th 2015, we had the pleasure to host the California Junior High Rodeo Division State Finals, Small Bore Rifle Competition. Twenty-three competitors from throughout the state converged on the Sacramento Valley Shooting Center. A total of 36 rounds were fired by each contestant, 12 rounds Prone, 12 round Standing, and 12 rounds Kneeling. All of the participants are attending the rodeo being held in Plymouth throughout the weekend and a competing in many other events. It was our pleasure to put on this event and work with the future leaders of our state. Best of luck to all, hope you all have a safe, enjoyable, and successful rodeo.
We are on track to host this event in 2016, May 12, 2016.
Shane's Range Day
March 15, 2015: This weekend we had a special visitor on the range with us Shane Rogers. Shane and his family live in El Dorado Hills, heis a 3rd grade student in the Buckeye Unified School District. Shane is a courageous boy that was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia in July '12. Shane is a fighter and is still combating some of the side effects of his treatments. We were glad he was able to come out and have a little outside the box kind of fun.
To learn more about Shane, his family has set up an informational page on facebook, Shane's Village