At Buck & Doe’s Mercantile in San Antonio, Texas we realize there are many factors to consider when selecting a firearms training class. Many of our participants are new to the shooting sports and have never handled a gun or taken a gun class. Some are looking for a license to carry class, while others are looking for gun classes that improve and hone their skills and teach new firearms training skills.

Buck & Doe's thinks the first consideration should be the instructors. That's why we only partner with highly qualified, professional, friendly certified instructors who are committed to continuing their education. All of our instructors hold three or more of the following certifications in the field of their expertise:

Department of Public Safety Certified LTC Instructor

NRA Chief Range Safety Officer

NRA Certified Pistol Instructor

NRA Home Firearms Safety Instructor

USCCA Certified Instructor

USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Instructor

USA Level I, II, III, or IV Archery Instructor Certification

NFAA Advanced or Master Coach Archery Instructor Certification

The second consideration should be the safety of the facility and shooting range. Buck & Doe's Mercantile offers a state-of-the-art indoor shooting range. To reduce reverberation noise up to 98%, we installed the highest acoustically rated sound abatement wall systems in the world. We are also a "green" gun range. For the safety of you and our employees, we have a fully self-contained bullet trap system and commercial air filtration design, meaning you will enjoy the most comfortable and safest shooting experience available.

Third on our list is making everyone feel comfortable and welcome. It doesn’t matter is you have never held a handgun, or you’re a skilled marksman, you will find a welcoming environment at Buck & Doe's Mercantile. We love introducing new customers to this great sport. In fact, a large part of our business is people who want to learn more about guns, gun safety, home defense and how to properly handle a firearm. We also offer women’s gun classes. When we set out to build Buck and Doe’s Mercantile, we wanted to build the “Disneyworld” of shooting ranges. Fun was our motto! We are locally owned, and we believe in creating a safe, family-friendly environment where all ages and walks of life can come enjoy shooting.

It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting out or have years of experience, we have a class to suit your needs. Please check out our complete class schedule which include:

· Beginner Archery

· Intermediate Archery

· Archery for Homeschoolers

· After School Archery

· LTC - Texas License To Carry Permit Class (was concealed carry or CHL)

· Shooting 101 Basic Pistol Class

· Shooting 101 Basic Pistol Class Women Only Course

· Advanced Pistol – Women Only

· Defensive shooting – Level 1

· First Shots Class

· Hunters Safety Course

· NRA Range Safety Officer Course

· Practice With A Purpose

· Private Training

· Special Events like date night, guest instructors and competitive shooting

Select your area of interest from the images above and sign up for an archery lesson or gun class that fits your schedule. We’ll see you on our indoor gun range.


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All firearms must be concealed, holstered or in a case when entering or exiting the building.