Shotgun Lessons

FishHawk sporting clays is proud to suggest several Shotgun Instructors that welcome new students.

Matthew Coleman

NSCA - Novice

Entry level instructor for those new to sporting clays, trap and skeet.

Lessons on fundamentals of gun safety and basic knowledge of each game.

Group and Individual lessons are available.



Joe Mandracchia

NSCA - Proficient

CSM  Certified Instructor

Chief Instructor FishHawk Dynasty
Scholastic Clays Target Program SCTP State and National Champions.
Bass Pro Shops “Pro Staff”
For all Clay Shooting Sports


$75/1.5 hr



NSCA - Expert

Instructs Clay target games(Sporting clays, trap, skeet, Fitasc, etc) and Wingshooting instruction. Also offers both gunfitting services and light gunsmithing. 


Price On Request

Brett Coleman

NSCA - Proficient

CSM Tracks Certified Instructor

Previous Chief Instructor of FishHawk Talons.

Group and Individual lessons are available.

Welcoming all ages and entry to intermediate experience levels.


Price On Request

Michael Cassell


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Pistol Lessons

At FishHawk Sporting Clays we are proud to suggest several Pistol Instructors that welcome new students.

John F. (Jack) Van Jaarsveld Jr.

John F. (Jack) Van Jaarsveld Jr.

Retired Police Instructor

Military Veteran

Basic and Advanced Firearms Instructor

NRA Chief Range Safety Officer

Classes Offered:

  • Concealed Carry License Course   Basic Concealed Carry Course

       - No Experience & No Gun Needed

       - Ammunition additional

       - 4 hours          $75.00

  • Firearms Safety and Defensive Shooting

     - Safety and Defensive Shooting Methods          - Your gun & ammo or Rental + Ammo

       - 6 hours          $125.00

  • Concealed Carry, Defensive Shooting & Home Defense                                           - A 2-day course with instruction and  intensive shooting skills development        - Your gun & ammo or Rental + Amm      - 12 hours        $300.00

  • Advanced Defensive Pistol - Levels 1 & 2

- Presentation, Position, Movement & Special Techniques

- Your gun & ammo or Rental + Ammo

- 6 hours each (Pre Requisites)           $175.00

  • In-Home Defensive Firearms

- Multiple Firearm Types, Methods of Use & Suitability

- Your gun and ammo or Rental + Ammo

- 6 hours (Pre Requisites) $175.00

  • Countering the Mass Shooter Threat

- 8 hours          $150.00

  • Emergency First Aid Fundamentals

- 5 hours          $125.00

  • Private Lessons

- 1 hour            $75.00

  • Basic Shotgun or AR-15 (4 hours each)

- 4 hours          $125.00

  • NRA Range Safety Officer Certification Course

- 9 hours          $220.00

  • Firearm Rental

Handgun or Shotgun or AR-15          $25.00 ea + Ammo



George Hrubovcak

NRA Law Enforcement Instructor in Pistol Shotgun and Patrol Rifle

State of Florida K License Instructor #K1800066

NRA Instructor in Pistol, Rifle, Personal Protection In-The-Home, Certified Home Firearm Safety

NRA Chief Range Safety Officer

RangeMaster Advanced Certified Firearms Instructor

Professional Training Organization with Ultimate Training Munitions Inc.

Classes offered:

Pistol 101

Pistol 101 W/CCW (Qualifies you for your Florida Concealed Weapons License)

Pistol 102

Defensive Pistol

Pistol Tactics 1

Pistol Tactics 2

Law Enforcement and Private Security Training

HR 218 - LEOSA

28 Hour G Class for Security Guards

4 Hour Annual Re-Qualifications for Armed Security Officers

Also offer private and group training too.


$75/1.5 hr

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Contact Us



Tel: 813-689-0490

Address: 13505 Hobson Simmons Rd. Lithia, FL 33547

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