15424 Hartford St. Little Rock, AR 72223 US

(501) 217-0217

Safety First!


Teaching the proper techniques and care for handling firearms.

Quality Firearms training


Al Alberius is a seasoned veteran Arkansas Concealed Handgun Instructor who has been actively instrumental in developing the concealed handgun program in Arkansas.  

He has been an Arkansas Certified Concealed Handgun Instructor since 1995 and still teaches others who want to become certified instructors in the state.

For thirty years, Al has been an energetic teacher of the shooting skills and students with all levels of experience profit from his experience. Much of his recent training efforts have aided:

Civilian Concealed Handgun Students in the state of Arkansas

Instructors who want to upgrade their certifications to meet National Rifle Association standards.

Junior members of the U.S. Olympic Shooting Team 4-H, Boy Scout and other youth organizations who have instructors who teach firearms safety and the shooting Sports.

Contact Al at:

J. "Al" Alberius

15424 Hartford St. 

Little Rock, AR 72223

Concealed Handgun Training

 This Concealed Handgun training for the state of Arkansas consists of a total of 7 1/2 to 8 hours of training in the class room and on a live-fire range that will include practice and instruction with a handgun followed by live-fire qualification. The students are advised to bring a semiautomatic handgun and a minimum of 50 rounds of ammunition. The class will be taught in a modern, comfortable facility with an adjoining firing range. Normally, the classes are taught on Saturdays beginning at 8:00 AM and concluding around 4:30 PM.

Special classes can be held for groups of 6 or more with special arrangements for dates and times. Please contact Al for special dates or times for your group or organization.

Attention Ladies

Handgun Familiarization Class

In addition, Al, has developed a class that is designed for women only. This class includes elements tailored to the concerns of women and is presented to allow discussion on all topics.  Al assumes that the student has never fired a handgun and instructs the class on all of the fundamentals of firearms safety and basic handgun techniques.

Lunch will be served which will include a salad bar and desert followed by time on the adjacent  firing range  with handguns appropriate for beginning shooters.

The afternoon classroom session will include a presentation on Personal Protection Without a Firearm. 

Contact Al at:

J. "Al" Alberius
15424 Hartford St.
Little Rock, AR 72223

Phone: 501-217-0217

E-Mail: jalberius@sbcglobal.net


Course Outline

The basic course of instruction for the concealed handgun license course includes, but is not limited to:

  1. Primary Causes of Firearms Related Accidents
  2. Elements of Firearms Safety
  3. Basic Gun Safety Rules
  4. Other Safety Rules
  5. Teaching Household Members Firearms Safety
  6. Prohibited Places for Concealed Handguns
  7. Dealing With Law Enforcement Officers
  8. Three Elements of Crime
  9. Civil Liability
  10. Handgun Operation and Nomenclature
  11. Be Sure Your Gun is Functional
  12. Maintenance and Cleaning the Handgun
  13. Familiarization with Manufacturers Operating Manual
  14. Ammunition and It's Components
  15. Physics of Handgun Fire
  16. Inspection of Ammunition
  17. Teach Fundamentals of Shooting Techniques
  18. Firing Range Rules and Etiquette
  19. Holsters
  20. Safe Concealment
  21. Safe Storage of Firearms and Ammunition
  22. Laws That Apply to Personal Protection with & Without Deadly Force


J. "Al" Alberius
Chief Warrant Officer
(U.S. Army Retired)

Al is uniquely qualified to be a Concealed Handgun Instructor in Arkansas.

  1. Arkansas Certified Instructor for the Arkansas Concealed Handgun License since 1995
  2. National Rifle Association Certified Senior Training Counselor in the following activities:

  • Pistol
  • Rifle
  • Shotgun
  • Home Firearm Safety
  • Personal Protection
  • Refuse To Be A Victim
  • Chief Range Safety Officer


Instructor Training

Now is your chance to register for the next NRA Instructor Class
Please Contact Al to place your name on the list for the next class.

$100 Deposit must be received to be included in the next class

Class will include:

Basic Instructor Training -- 6 hours

  1. Range Safety Officer -- 9 hours
  2. First StepPistol & Basic Pistol -- 16 hours
  3. Personal Protection in the Home -- 8 hours

Total cost for the class will be $475.00 to include all training materials and patches.

A deposit of $100.00 (cashier's check or money order) will reserve your place for this limited enrolment opportunity.

Accomodations can be arranged at the class site: Arkansas 4-H Center, Little Rock, AR
Contact Al at 501-217-0217 to make room reservations at very affordable rates.

The deposit is nonrefundable unless the class is canceled due to lack of participation or illness.

The students will supply their own handguns and a minimum of two boxes (100 rounds) of ammunition for the firing range training.

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

If  you have questions about our  programs, feel free to send us a message. We will get back to you as  soon as possible.

J. "Al" Alberius

15424 Hartford St. Little Rock, AR 72223 US

(501) 217-0217


By appointment only