On Target is Under a ​
Special Use Permit
by the
White River
​National Forest


"Matt, You are a terrific educator and my wife and I greatly enjoyed your basic pistol shooting course. I have not fired a gun recently but now I am able to safely enjoy exercising my second amendment rights. We are looking forward to more of your courses." 
— Drew 

Classes and private lessons are available (pricing below)  ( A follow up  email with specific class dates, June through November will be sent out within the week)
Note:  All classes and private lessons emphasize range safety.   They cover the safe handling and maintenance of firearms at the range, at home, and in settings from urban to rural.  Advanced courses emphasize effective and safe use of firearms as part of a comprehensive approach to personal and family protection and self-defense.

While On Target’s instruction is deadly serious, it’s also fun.  Generations of Matt Bayley’s students, vacationers and locals alike, return year after year to polish their skills, learn new techniques for self-protection, and enjoy his expert advice and teaching.
What firearms lessons fit your needs?

 1.  Introduction to Firearms Safety and Shooting Skills for Beginners (no prior firearms experience needed – learn skills to practice safely at the shooting range)
2.  Basic Concealed Carry Certification  

Meets Colorado state law requirements for the concealed carry permit:  4 hours of classroom work plus firing range work to demonstrate basic competence in pistol handling and shooting proficiency 

3.  Applied Concealed Carry (concealed carry skills and techniques for personal and family protection, not just at the range but in practical settings to deal with potential threats)

4.  Advanced Tactical Shooting for Personal Defense (incorporating a spectrum of skills, techniques, and analysis to deal with typical close quarter threats) for qualified students covering –

Defensive tactical thinking and threat assessment
Techniques for recognizing and avoiding threats
Dealing with threats in home, rural, and urban settings (including home defensive positions and tactics for use indoors and out)
Protecting loved ones and friends in urban or rural environment, or at home, when difficulties are unavoidable
Handgun retention and self-defense techniques when a threat makes initial deployment of a handgun impractical
Shooting on the move, or from knees, prone, or on back
Combat draw and magazine exchange; dealing with multiple attackers; movement when setting up and when firing; judging targets and angles

5.  Refresher classes and private lessons for experienced On Target students to restore their currency, proficiency. and comfort level

 All courses are available as classes (with sufficient minimum advance registration) or as private lessons.

6. Clients wishing to create a course of instruction custom-tailored to their personal goals (for example, advanced tactical handgun shooting combined with related handgun retention and unarmed defense techniques) should consult by phone or in-person with Mathew Bayley.



                     SHOOTING PROGRAMS UPDATE
                                       Concealed Carry Class       

Saturday, September 15th                                                                           Location: Gypsum Gun Club
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm                                                                                       Cost: $150.00                                                                                                       (Couples receive a 20% discount)

                    Off Season “Punch Card” Special

50% off private lessons
5 two-hour private lesson $1500.00
Buy a Punch Card Now and get Five Private lessons for only $750.00
                    A private lesson is up to two students                                         
                                                                                
 
Use your Punch Card now and in the spring.

      Take your shooting ability to the next level and beyond.                    Private lessons are recorded and edited for your  maximum   
Don’t use trial & error to improve your shooting skill!
                                                                Good from:                                                                                                       September 1st through November 15th                                                                                                      &                                                                                                                       March 1st through June 5th


                                                                                                                                                                                                           Contact Mathew Bayley

      (970) 376-0644 or mbayley@comcast.net
Or visit us at ontarget@vail.com


 

 

                                                                     Mud Season Special

       Sign up before June 5th for regular private lessons  (maximum 2 people) 2-hour classes:                                              5 private lessons  for $1,000 paid in advance  ($1,500 regular price )                                                                                      Lessons can be taken from May through September                             

                                                            based on available bookings.

           Firearms and Range Safety Program

                             Availabe Weekly

        For details visit Firearms Safety in the left drop down menu

I served in the Army as a Military Intelligence officer both stateside and in Vietnam.  I had a great deal of intense, advanced military weapons training, ranging from sidearms through a variety of long guns and specialized munitions to machine guns and mortars to tanks.  I’ve been taught by many fine, experienced military instructors.  Without question, Matt is the finest small arms instructor I’ve met.  He is a superb teacher, at home instructing advanced shooters, beginners, and those in between.

__Richard M

I grew up around gun and have been shooting my whole life. I learned more about firearms and self-defense shooting then I could possibly imagined
__Steve

  On Target
      2018

    Spring /Summer    

 Shooting Programs

                           Offered at  

The Gypsum Gun Club

and

The Minturn Shooting Range
 


 

All On Target classes and private lessons are personally taught by Mathew Bayley, an  muti-displined NRA-Certified instructor  7th degree black belt in Chinese Martial Arts.

Mr. Bayley is an experienced instructor for law enforcement and the military.  He also has long experience teaching civilians, beginners through advanced shooters.  He teaches the safe and effective use of firearms for self-defense to men, women, and children.  His students include vacationers and other visitors to the Vail Valley as well as local Colorado residents.


 

"Sam & I want to thank you for the professional level of safety and basic pistol training you provided during the course. I know you have had many testimonials like this but add it to your list. It was definitely one of the best decisions we have made together." 
— Jim​ 

Summer 2018 Evening Classes   


Girls & Guns                                                                                                                                                                       

 Advanced Tactical Shooting for Personal Defense
 Session 1
Girls and Guns:  Monday evenings, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, June 4 – July 23, $200 per person for 8 weeks
Session 2
Girls and Guns:  Monday evenings, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, August 6 – September 10, $150 per person for 6 weeks             

Coed Program

Advanced Tactical Shooting for Personal Defense
Session 1
Coed:  Tuesday evenings, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, June 5 – July 24, $200 per person for 8 weeks
Session 2
Coed:  Tuesday evenings, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, August 7 – September 11, $150 per person for 6 weeks


                                             For more information or to sign up please contact Mathew Bayley                                                                                      (970) 376-0644   mbayley@comcast.net

Testimonials


On Target is an Equal Opportunity Service Provider

On Target Firearms Training 

                         Guest to the Valley       

                   Reservations For Private Shooting Lessons 

                    Plus Small & Large Groups Events Available

            Consult your Concierge or Contact us Directly

                    (970) 36-0644 mbayley@comcast.net 

   

                       For Information about our

                        VIP Group Events  

         See Visiting Groups in the left drop down menu          

 

Pricing and Class Schedules

Regular and Group Private Lessons  
Pricing for regular private lessons ximum 2 people):  $300 for 2 hours; $150 for each additional hour.  Available starting times are 9 am to 3 pm daily, 7 days per week.

 Pricing for group private lessons (3 or more people, 8 people maximum for safety reasons):  $400 for 3 people for the first 2 hours; $100 for the first 2 hours for each additional person.   Beyond the first 2 hours, cost is $100 per person for each additional hour.

Pricing for all day group private lessons (6 hours with a 1-hour break for lunch) are available.  Minimum for 3 people for 6 hours of shooting is $800.  For groups larger than 3 people, pricing is based on $200 per person for the 6 hours of shooting (for example, $1,600 for 8 people).  Limousine service and lunch catering are available by prearrangement at additional cost. 


 Class Lessons
Introduction to Firearms Safety and Shooting Skills for Beginners: , 10 am – 4 pm, $200 per person, minimum 4 and maximum 8 people
   
Applied Concealed Carry
1-day course on selected Saturdays or Sundays to be announced, 10 am – 4 pm, $200 per person, minimum 4 and maximum 8 people


                                        For more information or to sign up please contact Mathew Bayley                                                                                      (970) 376-0644   mbayley@comcast.net


                               Mathew Bayley

                        Teaches at Both

                                                             The Gypsum Gun Club                                                                                                     The Minturn                                                                           (Two Elk) Shooting Range    

                   

                  For more information    Please contact us    

                    (970) 376 0644 or mbayley@comcast.net

                                   

                              Saturday, Ocrtober , 21st           

                                     9:00am to 5:00pm  

                                     COST    $150.00

       




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