We Teach Firearm Safety & Handgun Self-Defense

Cascade Gun & Safety offers certified,  professional handgun safety training education.  Our classes are taught in a calm and non-intimidating environment by our USCCA & NRA certified instructor. All experience levels are welcome.

Start with our Intro To Basic Handgun class and apply for your Concealed Carry Permits upon completion. Students must be 21+ yrs. to enroll. Located in Sisters, Oregon and serving all of Central Oregon.

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Oregon & Utah Concealed Carry Permits

Intro To Basic Handgun

This class is perfect for new shooters who don’t own a gun or have purchased their first handgun. Learn essential safety protocols, proper handling techniques, and legal responsibilities.  Your safety – and those around you – is worth investing in.

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$250 per person || 4 hours class & 4 hours range time

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Instructor will deliver handbook before class date

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Certificate of completion upon passing exams

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All students must 21+ years or older before class date


What You Will Learn

Introduction and Terminology
The Five Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
Firearm Safety Rules
Various Shooting Drills & Live Fire Practice
How to Unload and Load a Handgun
Certification for Oregon/Utah Concealed Carry Permits

What Our Students Say

Patrick M. Maley

Meet Your Instructor

Patrick M. Maley founded Cascade Gun & Safety in 2020. He began teaching firearm classes in 2011 for the Boy Scouts of America. 

He is an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, NRA Chief Range Safety Officer, Cerified Utah CFP Instructor, USCCA Instructor and Elite member, and a guest instructor at gun ranges throughout Central Oregon.  

Patrick’s love for teaching combined with patience and attention to each student’s goals are what makes his courses standout. He provides every student with a learning pathway to achieve the confidence, knowledge and awareness needed to safely handle firearms.
Instuctor Patrick Maley outside near the cascade mountians
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Take Your Training Further

Handgun Self-Defense

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Tactical Handgun I

This is a beginning class on how to move and shoot with your handgun. If you’ve completed Basic Pistol, then this is the next course to enroll in and the first level of self-defense. Fee: $225/per student.

Man firing his handun outside at target

Tactical Handgun II

Learn advanced techniques focusing on speed and precision. This course will  help you gain agility and confidence necessary to handle the unexpected responsibly. Fee: $225/per student.

Instructor Patrick Maley assisting female student with positioning.

Private Lessons

Create your own custom program regardless of experience level. This is a good fit for those who want to focus on specfic skills, for small groups or families who want to train together. Fee: $125/hr.


Training Moments

Instructor patrick Maley shooting with students outside.
Instructor Patrick Maley and male student holding up his target results.
Barrel top with handgun and magazines being diplaued outside at range
Male student standing outside at range
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Instructor Patrick Maley  and his students setting up targets at outside range. Intro to Basic Handgun.
Table with an array of different types of handguns.
View from behind a female student firing at outside target.
Two handuguns in a carry case for proper storage.
Instructor Patrick Maley and a family of three at shooting range after a private lesson.
Female older student sitting in outside shooting station as instructor Patrick Maley watches her positioning.
Top view of handgun aiming at outside target for Tactical Handgun course.
students practicing live fire training
Rilfe sighting with RSO Patrick Maey and male shooter
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Private lesson with three women and instructor Patrick Maley showing proper handgun techniques
Woman engaging in tactical handgun I shooting practice.
Woman hoding up her target scores for basic handgun.
Young male with instructor Patrick Maley practicing target shooting
Private lesson in students barn showing the lecture portion of basic handun course
Happy female student looking forward while students in background practice with targets
Instructor Patrick Maley loading a magazine into handgun in a shooting station
Femaile student and instructor Patrick Maley holding her certificate of completion for concealed handgun permit
Rilfe sighting with RSO Patrick Maey and male shooter