Graceful Guns Website Re-dedication!

Elephant Mountain – Heavenly Firearms Training

We have restructured our business entities!

This link goes to the Elephant Mountain LLC page.

This website – the original Graceful Guns site will be rededicated to help share the Graceful Guns philosophy and method of teaching firearm knowledge, skills & attitude.  This system is simply too good to horde just for our own use.  Elephant Mountain is our grandfathered private offering where we use the GG systems.  We will organize Graceful Guns as a methodology that can be engaged by trainers around the world through a certification process.

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Pure-Beginner Gun Class : May 2016

PBGC May 2016 Suzanne shows Teach Freedom“Class was quite informative.  This class would be good for everyone involved in shooting sports, whether they are seasoned shooters needing a refresher course or a novice shooter just learning about firearms.  I have been shooting guns of various kinds for more than 50 years, and I was still able to come away with new knowledge of firearms use and safety. Thank You!” – Anonymous

PBGC May 2016 3 Students Loading

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NRA’s Refuse To Be A Victim Seminar 10/3/15

Refuse-10-15-Pano-CROP-adjust-1For Organizational Optimization purposes we have gathered our firearm and personal protection training options into the Brand Banner ELEPHANT MOUNTAIN LLC.  The allows for excellent firearm insurance bind and greater clarity of pupose in the conduct of our various program offerings.

In Overview: S.R.I., Strategy Resource International is the holdings entity, ELEPHANT MOUNTAIN LLC is the firearms and personal protective offerings.  PURELAND SECURITY is our NRA Program Division of Elephant Mountain…AND!!! Xcom Inc is the entity nick-name (full name is EXECUTIVE COMMAND DYNAMICS INC.) for our business consulting and troubleshooting.

Trade Names of Xcom Inc include: The Strong Company, Highland Global Capital, Maltese Motives – Fire Service Consulting, True Blue Branding & Advanced Visionary Steering.

“Graceful Guns” has come to mean a way of teaching firearm knowledge that differentiates ELEPHANT MOUNTAIN LLC of Grand Junction, Colorado – from all your other options for protective training.  The byline of Elephant Mountain is… “The Firearm Training You Don’t Think Exists.”

By this we mean to say that many people would like to know how to handle firearms, but are not certain that trainings they may attend will suit their sensibilities.  We are the group that fulfills your requirement for respectful treatment, patience, and instructors that don’t get too excited or overly aggressive.  You didn’t know such firearm training exists… NOW, you wonder if it just may in fact… It is our privileged to serve you.

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February 2015 DPR – Defensive Pistol Refresher

DPR Feb 2015 Full Class Guy Points to Bullet Smiles

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RTBAV @ Sportsman’s – September 2014

NRA Certified Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor, Suzanne Masterson with class at Grand Junction Sportsman's Warehouse on the Mezzanine by a cougar.

This was a fun new environment for a Refuse Seminar.  The acoustics blended a close environment with the Omni-full store background.

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Spring 2013 Firearm Instructor Certification Program


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March Carry Train

“Having been to other more commercial shooting courses, I wasn’t sure what to expect.  Because of the small number of students, we were able to do much more than I have before.  The scenarios were realistic, and they make you think about how you can prepare for the time when you may have to use a gun to save a life.  Very useful, thought provoking.  You can’t walk away from the course without thinking about something new.”             -John

“This was my second class with Guy & Suzanne.  First for my CC Permit.  Both were over-the-top excellent.  Very inviting, thorough & I walked away with a better understanding in both the legalities involved and handgun efficiency.”     -Steve

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Cabela’s NRA Weekend 2013

Please click the link for television news story:  Pow!!

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December DPR

Wheel gun shooter with two speed loaders keeps up with hi-cap auto gunners.

Three men of military background team up to quickly expend ammo.  Wheel gunner with 327 & speed loaders holds his own even against the 16 round capacity 92FS.  It is good to see people with firearm background recognize the need for pistol skill refreshment.


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The Picnic

In our certification classes for new NRA firearms instructors, we use a special shooting event to evaluate skill.  We call this course of fire, “The Picnic.”

Like any good picnic worth its salt, paper plates abound and there is activity aplenty.

Different from other picnics, we deal with the marshmallows first!  When time permits, we use the marshmallow tower of spaghetti, tape & string to help our candidate instructional teams bond.

Pureland Security is the division of Graceful Guns where we run our National Rifle Association programs.

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