Student Reviews

If I could give 10 stars to this I would. It was an awesome experience. My husband and I really enjoyed the class and it was a great day. It passed quickly and Wes is an awesome instructor! His knowledge of the laws, safety and all firearms was amazing. We were very pleased and would highly recommend this to everyone. The time spent on the range was even more awesome to learn and see all the calibers in action was a great help to know what suits your needs. If you are looking for a conceal carry class or even a pistol purchase do not look further than here! – Beverly

I was so happy to see that Wes had a class every week, and I was able to book the class online quickly and easily. Wes made the class work for people with zero experience or for people with lots. I also really enjoyed the fact that he let us shoot his handguns after class. Do not underestimate the importance of this. It is hard to find a handgun that you like, and he gives you the opportunity to test out several, so that you can make a good decision before spending money on your first handgun. This is something you don’t get with other classes, and if you are purchasing your first handgun after obtaining your CCP, this is HUGE! Thanks Wes. – Russ

We absolutely love Reese! He is a great instructor, who keeps the class involved as well as entertained. We look forward to taking another class with him. – Toya

This class is awesome. A long day was made shorter by Wes. His knowledge and experience is very vast. I have been shooting for a lone time and with the help of Wes i’ve learned so much more. I would recommend this class to everyone. Wes thanks so much for a GREAT day! – Darrell

Exceptional! Thorough! Genuine! Fun! Informative! Interactive law session puts you in the moment with item being discussed! Class feels very natural! Wesley (the instructor) has your best interest in mind and will tell you the truth. Wesley is very knowledge and his credentials are top notch. I feel that Wesley’s teaching style meets and fits any type of student. Meeting Wesley is a must and I am confident that enrolling in Wesley’s concealed carry course will leave you with a heightened sense of your unique responsibility. – Gerard

If you are even considering getting your CC permit, take this class! Wes is an awesome instructor that teaches you the importance of safety and the benefits of having your CC. Plus, Wes makes what should be a long day fly by. The qualifying portion of the class was great -it was basically my first time at the range and I feel much better about being able to protect myself if ever needed. Thanks for a great class Wes! – Sophia

Carrying a gun is not something to ‘just do’; it is a change in your way of life. Wes has a great way of bringing all of these points to the forefront. Be it, basic gun knowledge, laws pertaining CCW, how to take your surroundings into consideration, both out in public and at home. Wes ties it all together with a sense of humor and real world scenarios plucked from local news events. I would highly recommend his class to anybody who is seriously considering getting a Conceal Carry permit. – Ron

If you are going to take the Concealed Carry class, you should look no further than Reese Firearms. Wes, the instructor, is a class act, that provides a very fun and entertaining environment.  The people in the class were also awesome. Wes also gives you the opportunity to shoot many different firearms with his ammo after you complete your qualification which is a huge plus to those who are undecided on what firearm to purchase and carry. Anyone who takes the Conceal Carry class from Reese Firearms will not be disappointed. Thanks again! – John

I’d like to thank Wes personally for the knowledge and expertise in the concealed carry field. If your looking to just get a certificate to legally own and carry a handgun don’t use Wes Reese. If, however you wish to obtain extremely useful knowledge not only in the concealed carry field but home defense, basic pistol knowledge, and great pointers on various other related topics TALK TO WES!! He puts everything in to making sure you know what you need to know, say, act upon, even in different settings. – Justin

Be clear, I am not one to write reviews and generally only do so if my experience is extremely bad or “over the top” great. You will not find a Concealed Carry class of higher overall quality than that instructed by Wes Reese. Wes will meet you with a warm welcome at the door and it only gets better from there. His nine hour class literally seems like three. His expert knowledge of firearm safety and NC carry laws coupled with his ability to interject wit and personal experiences make for an exciting, enjoyable and educational experience. This class, at twice the cost, would be a no-brainer for anyone looking to obtain their CCW. Look no further, book with Reese Firearms NOW! Thanks Wes! – Art

I was very happy with this class. I brought my friend my mother in law and my brother to the class on feb 18th. Wes is a great instructor and very knowledgeable. He takes his time to answer any question that someone might have and does a great job with all of the presentations. You will go in thinking i have to sit here from 8-5:30 in the evening, but it goes by fast with the fun and interactions in the class. Dont be shy with wes because he is a great guy and if you are scared about anything he will coach you along. He has an amazing selection of firearms to hold and see, as well as at the end of the class you can shoot them to see how comfortable you feel. this is so it will make your buying selection a little easier. Class was great enough that my family friend and sister in law and my wife are going to take it. – Chris

Wes is a top notch Instructor, very knowledgeable and professional with a twist of great personality. Keeps the class going smoothly and moves it along at a good pace that keeps it interesting all while learning what’s needed to be learned. ( I Had never even shot a gun) with the thought going into taking the class, a requirement to obtain a permit to carry concealed…. let’s get it over with. I really did enjoy the class and felt Wes done a great job as the instructor. Thank you again Wes!!! Karen H.

I had seached for weeks looking for a class. I spoke with a couple of instructors but would always end back up on Reese firearms website. I decided to call and Wes answered the phone. He had an extended conversation with me on all that his class offere, he made with feel very comfortable and confident. After speaking with him I didn’t hesitate to take his class. The class was everything that he said it would be. He was hands on, didn’t hesitate to answer any questions and also allowed us to try different firearms after our training was over. He was GREAT. TAKE THIS CLASS. The guys in class was also very friendly. – Laura

I wasn’t looking forward to sitting in a class for 9 hours and heard some horror stories about some classes. I choose Reese firearms to attend my class because of the close location. Instructor Wes greets everybody personally at the door and remembers everyone’s name immediately. He is very professional and serious when he instructs and encourages any questions you might have as well as being very humorous during breaks. I highly recommend anyone looking to take a CCW class to enroll in Reese firearms you will not be disappointed. Thank You again Wes! – Tim

I can say that after hearing my sister talk about how much of a snooze fest her CCW class was I was hesitant to take one. Upon entering the class for Reese firearms I was greeted warmly and thoroughly enjoyed the class. Perhaps because I am the progeny of sailors or because Wes is honestly a personable instructor (the exam is up to you) the class was outstanding and if I am 100% honest I am thinking of taking it again. Not because I did poorly or shot horribly but because Wes is honestly one that one in a million person that makes the classroom portion enjoyable and well worth the monies paid for the service. And just an fyi, I am an otr driver who is home only one week in seven so let that sink in when I say I am willing to spend another entire day with Wes teaching a class. Thanks again for the memorable experience and I hope that were can do business again or just meet up to shoot the craps. – Robert

8 hours in the classroom flies by with Wes. He keeps it fun and interesting, and I learned a ton. It was everything you could hope for in a CCW class. When it came to the range he did an awesome job of running it and made sure it was relaxed but safe at the same time. –Zach

Great class. Wes does a great job making the class fun and entertaining as well as very informative. If you are going to take a CCW class this is the one to take. – Sam

I recommend this class for everyone! Lots of good information great environment. Wes is a cool guy he makes the experience very easy going and relaxed. – Jeffrey

I took this class and it was great!!! I would recomend this to anyone that was interested in getting their concealed! Wes made it interesting and just not your average class he is very educated with the firearms and the laws and makes everything so easy to understand!  Wes even helped me purchase the gun of my choice for a great price! Thank you Wes for a great class – Micah

Anyone that is serious about taking a conceal carry class should look no further than Reese Firearms. Wes the instructor, is a class act, that provides a very fun and entertaining  environment for the seemingly dreadful 8 hour class. He also gives you the opportunity to shoot many different firearms with his ammo after you complete your qualification which is a huge plus to those who are undecided on what firearm to purchase and carry. Anyone who takes the conceal carry class from Reese Firearms will not be disappointed. Thanks again! – Wesley S.

The class was great. Wes has a congenial quality about him,that makes you feel welcome,and that no question is a bad question. Very hospitable environment,and very informative. I highly reccomend him to anyone wanting this class. AAA+++. – Rick

Take this class!  Come on you know you want to!!!  Seriously Wes is a storehouse of knowledge about CCW and best instructor yet. You’ll actually have fun learning.  Wes mixes law, practical considerations and “hands on” with a serious number of different firearms.  This was my third experience ( gotta quit moving to different states) in a NRA basic pistol class and the best yet! – Charlie

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Wes is an amazing teacher.  He is funny, engageing, informative, and relaxed.  He clearly knows what he is doing but doesn’t display some unneeded bravado to prove his point.  His sincerity was refreshing and his humility was inspiring.  I would highly recommend his concealed carry class and I look forward to taking his more advanced classes in the future.  Sign up, you won’t regret it!!!!!! – Andrew

At first I was dreading this 8 hour class that would be held first thing on a Saturday morning. After a hard week it was the last thing I could say I was looking forward to. However, upon arriving I knew this calss was going to be a fun experience! As soon as I walked in I was excited to sto start when I saw the variety of guns we’d get to shoot-the website was not lying! Wes is a grea instructor for thes CCH class. I not only had fun but I definitely learned a lot. I walked in thinking I knew all about having a gun but I was amazed at what I learned. I definately walked out feeling more than prepared. Wes is a great guy with tons of great advice to hand out and open to answering any questions you have. He definitely made the 8 hours seem like nothing! – Abe

Hi Wes! It was a great class!! I learned a lot and a lot of what we talked about was really eye opening! We have talked about a home plan and where I never paid much attention before even after a day I felt like I was paying more attention to everything. I am going Wednesday to apply for my permit and have already started looking for my pink gun! My dad was impressed with my shooting…I think I made him proud! 🙂 THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!! – Lisa

Hi Wes, the class was great. Very informative and still very enjoyable. The shooting portion was awesome, as to be expected. I can’t think of a thing to change. – Wiley

The class met my expectations. You presented the material in a professional manner, and kept a good pace while still allowing for questions along the way. A balanced blend of useful information, necessary overview of relevant and applicable law, and hands-on experience. I will certainly recommend your class to anyone interested in any of these important elements of carrying a handgun. – Timothy

I loved taking your class today. I had a great time and learned so much. I feel much better about owning a firearm now. Thank you again. – Karen

I really enjoyed your class. Very informative and insightful. Not to mention the great assortment of firearms you let us shoot! – Brandon

I loved the class! At first, I was thinking “man…8 long hours” and on a Saturday! but you made those hours worth it! It went by fast with your enthusiastic teaching style. Very informative and fun. You made this class a great experience for me. I would and will recommend you to anyone I know that wants to take a concealed weapons class. Thank you. – Jody

I thought the class went great and smoothly. The pace was good and the instruction was good. I have recommended people to your class already. – Nik

This was awesome! Thanks for a great class!! – Melissa

I had a great time Wes! I’ll be sure to recommend your class to anyone I come across who’s interested in a concealed carry course. Thanks a lot! – Ryan

I had a blast. .. 🙂 so glad I did it…You’re an awesome instructor and put us at ease…I will be contacting you when I decide what a want to carry. I will also recommend your class to everyone who wants to take it. – Victoria

I just wanted to let you know that I really enjoyed your concealed carry class, it was informative and engaging. I will definitely be sending my wife to your class, and from what I described to her, she is already looking forward to it. I will also be recommending you to all my friends. – Rich

Enjoyed your class. I will recommend. – Ryan

Absolutely loved this class. I was concerned that the class would drag a little, however the instructor, Wes kept this class in a great pace….Great instructor….highly reccommed him!!!! – Christy

Our 21-year-old daughter says she’s never been prouder! 🙂 We loved the class. You managed to teach us without us feeling like we were being taught, which was proven by how well we did (me more than Randy) on the test. The gun range did end up being fun, and by the time I got there, I wasn’t nervous anymore. You did a great job encouraging and reassuring those of us a little unsure about the qualifying part. We chose your class based on reviews and are glad we did! – Ruth & Randy

The class was great! I have attended many weapons oriented classes and seminars, including one from DHS that included WMD when I worked security for the Seminole Indian Tribe in Florida, yours ability to keep ALL of the class interested and involved is better than most and second to none. I also found your knowledge of current laws and requirements refreshing, as more than a few courses I have taken have ended with an “I don’t know…” from the instructor when asked specifics.Thank you for what you do. I will highly recommend your course to anyone wanting to actively pursue a CC permit. – Mike

The CCH class was way above my expectations! It was very informative and I believe the instructor didn’t only teach us what we needed to know but prepared us like we were his very own family.  Wes is a great instructor with proficient knowledge and resources. He’s real, relatable, and creates a relationship with each person in the class regardless of background. When people genuinely care it makes the experience that much more worth it and this class was exactly that. I will be referring everyone I know to this course bc I believe it was that good. – Oscar

The class was great! You kept the class fun and informative. I actually was dreading the class part of it because of the length of time but found myself engaged the entire time. I was very appreciative that you treated us all respectfully and as equal because I could tell some in the class knew a lot about firearms and for some it was their first time. I now want my wife to go through the class right away and she surprised me and was all for it! – Dave

Thank you so much for this opportunity to not only learn about concealed carry of a firearm but you also gave me an opportunity to have fun. I definitely feel alot more comfortable operating a firearm and confident that IF I may have to use it for protection (I pray that I don’t have to) then I will know exactly what to do. I definitely plan on suggesting your class to many of my friends and family. I will stay in touch with you if I have any concerns. Once again thank you sooo much Wes. You and your family stay blessed and keep that spirit of yours genuine & warm. God bless. Take care. – Ashley

Hi Wes! It was a great class!! I learned a lot and a lot of what we talked about was really eye opening! We have talked about a home plan and where I never paid much attention before even after a day I felt like I was paying more attention to everything. I am going Wednesday to apply for my permit and have already started looking for my pink gun! My dad was impressed with my shooting…I think I made him proud! 🙂 THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!! – Lisa

Hi Wes, the class was great. Very informative and still very enjoyable. The shooting portion was awesome, as to be expected. I can’t think of a thing to change. – Wiley

The class met my expectations. You presented the material in a professional manner, and kept a good pace while still allowing for questions along the way. A balanced blend of useful information, necessary overview of relevant and applicable law, and hands-on experience. I will certainly recommend your class to anyone interested in any of these important elements of carrying a handgun. – Timothy

I loved taking your class today. I had a great time and learned so much. I feel much better about owning a firearm now. Thank you again. – Karen

I really enjoyed your class. Very informative and insightful. Not to mention the great assortment of firearms you let us shoot! – Brandon

I loved the class! At first, I was thinking “man…8 long hours” and on a Saturday! but you made those hours worth it! It went by fast with your enthusiastic teaching style. Very informative and fun. You made this class a great experience for me. I would and will recommend you to anyone I know that wants to take a concealed weapons class. Thank you. – Jody

I thought the class went great and smoothly. The pace was good and the instruction was good. I have recommended people to your class already. – Nik

This was awesome! Thanks for a great class!! – Melissa

I had a great time Wes! I’ll be sure to recommend your class to anyone I come across who’s interested in a concealed carry course. Thanks a lot! – Ryan

I had a blast. .. 🙂 so glad I did it…You’re an awesome instructor and put us at ease…I will be contacting you when I decide what a want to carry. I will also recommend your class to everyone who wants to take it. – Victoria

I just wanted to let you know that I really enjoyed your concealed carry class, it was informative and engaging. I will definitely be sending my wife to your class, and from what I described to her, she is already looking forward to it. I will also be recommending you to all my friends. – Rich

Enjoyed your class. I will recommend. – Ryan

Absolutely loved this class. I was concerned that the class would drag a little, however the instructor, Wes kept this class in a great pace….Great instructor….highly reccommed him!!!! – Christy

Our 21-year-old daughter says she’s never been prouder! 🙂 We loved the class. You managed to teach us without us feeling like we were being taught, which was proven by how well we did (me more than Randy) on the test. The gun range did end up being fun, and by the time I got there, I wasn’t nervous anymore. You did a great job encouraging and reassuring those of us a little unsure about the qualifying part. We chose your class based on reviews and are glad we did! – Ruth & Randy

I really enjoyed your class. It’s very clear that you have done several classes and are extremely knowledgeable about the subjects. Everything flowed at a good pace and in order. I really appreciate the pricing of your class as well as lunch being provided. I will most definitely recommend your class to anyone else that I know of, who is seeking a CCH permit. – Brandon

Wes the teaching and the class was the best. So good that I have given all of your cards out, including my ex wife. I told everyone about the class and showed my target. I would like to thank you everything. God bless you and I will get with you when I buy my gun. – Greg

Wes, you did an absolutely great job. I enjoyed myself very much. Thank you for the chance to try out and shoot your guns. It was a great experience and have to say a great memory. Keep doing what you are doing I have already recommended your class to some friends of mine. – Jeff

The class was amazing. Not only was the information concise during the class, but the range test also put my future wife at ease. I believe the theoretical and physical application of the class made both of us more confident in handling firearms as well as choosing future firearms for our family. – Mike

Thank you again for the time and effort you put into our class. It was fun, entertaining, and most importantly it was informative. Your experience and professionalism are second to none in explaining different circumstances and answering questions to clarify confusion. Everyone in our group left feeling more confident and empowered in any situation that could arise to protect themselves and their family. We will certainly recommend your class to those looking to get their CCW. – Rick

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