Professional Firearms Training in Maryland, NRA Pistol, MD HQL, MD W&C

Winter 2018/2019

Top Notch Training will be taking a brief hiatus for the month of December to spend time with family for the holidays.  Classes will resume in early to mid January.  

About Us

Affordable Firearms Training With a "Safety-First" Approach

Here at Top Notch Training, teaching students the SAFE and effective use, handling, operation, and storage of firearms is the #1 goal.  The more people that understand and practice cautious and safe firearm procedures, the better and safer it will be for everyone.

Courses Offered

NRA Basic Pistol 

Maryland HQL

Maryland Wear & Carry

NRA Basic Rifle and First Steps Rifle

NRA Basic Shotgun

NRA Range Safety Officer

Private and Semi-Private Proficiency Instruction

Quality Instruction

Owner and Operator Tom Hammond is a USMC Veteran, life-long shooting enthusiast, NRA Certified Instructor in the disciplines of Pistol, Shotgun, and Rifle, NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officer, as well as a Maryland Qualified Handgun Instructor - Certified (License # MD-QHIC-2017-0094).  

 Michael Williams is a professional writer and frequently contributes to publications such as Gun Digest and Civil War Times.  A lifelong shooting enthusiast and hunter,  Michael is a NRA Certified Instructor for Pistol and a Maryland Qualified Handgun Instructor - Certified.

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Classes are now being taught at a private facility in Glen Arm, Maryland

Top Notch Training

(443) 414-8768


 By appointment