What Our Students Say.
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I put a lot of research in the area of firearm instructors and on paper, Gabriel looked to be the best. In reality, in person and in presentation, he exceeded my expectations! His ability to deliver the message both amicably and appropriately firm, was exceptionally handled and received. He is a fantastic teacher with a well-honed skill of enduring his students understand the message as a result of this experience I would highly recommend his services without hesitation. -Steve Hyatt (Point Blank Martial Arts)
My learning experience with Ronin sports was exceptional! Chief instructor Nicoletti was engaging, thorough and concise, teaching with patience, clarity and outstanding precision. I have studied traditional Japanese Martial sciences for over twenty years and the instruction I received with Ronin sports was by far, among the best I have ever encountered.
The course was offered in such a fashion as to offer a clear and direct transmission, of the practice of life saving habits. The information was also presented in such a fashion that it would be received in full clarity by either a kinesthetic learner (hands on), a spatial (visual) or linguistic learner. Chief instructor Nicoletti was able to present and transmit the information in a fashion that was engaging in a full spectrum that would appeal to the most hardened battlefield professional all the way to the most dedicated scholar. I was very careful to do my research before choosing which firearms safety course to pick.
The skills and habits one learns’ can mean the difference between life and death for oneself and ones loved ones. I am glad I chose Ronin sports. Chief instructor Nicoletti went out of his way, to ensure that his class was above standard. I saw him put in his personal time, and genuine dedication above and beyond what was called for. Every single person there benefited from that dedication, and we all walked away as better individuals. My life long gratitude goes out to the whole team. Sincerely, - Liam of the clan McDonald
Exceeding my expectations, I would not change a thing. I am going to miss your vast level of knowledge, I want more… - Byron H
I have had management training by professionals around the globe, Gabriel by far is the best instructor/teacher I have ever experienced. - Paul W
Hi Gabriel, just wanted to thank you, the course was way above my expectations and we all had an amazing experience. I just wanted to say thanks and I will be looking into booking some corporate events along with some personal sessions to learn how to handle the firearms and hopefully be half as good as you one day. Steven F.
I just wanted to mention how impressed I was with the training. With wanting us to learn about and acquire skills for hunting I was a bit apprehensive about introducing my son to it as safety as a parent was a concern. Wow, realized early on that this was the best opportunity he would have to completely comprehend the importance of safety and the tremendous responsibility I wanted him to understand about. The values and techniques to ensure this, is something that will now last a lifetime for both of us. We will constantly be following these lessons learned because of your expertise and delivery of your training. I now have no concerns that I will have to somehow impress upon him this importance, I will just need to continue to extend what you taught as normal procedures. Thanks again Gabriel! - Sam S
Instructor Gabriel is very knowledgeable on a wide range of firearms topics. From both historical and modern day stand points. His Nicoletti Nuggets and myself are proof that you can teach an old dog new tricks. Looking forward to other courses offered by RONIN SPORTS. - Sam B
Both Gess and I had a fantastic time in class and would recommend it to others in a heartbeat. We also really appreciated your patience and awesome teaching methods that are going to stick with us moving forward, especially those Nicoletti Nuggets! We honestly couldn’t have had a better instructor.
It would be a privilege to receive any assistance you have to provide.- Jacques T
Initially, it was very nerve-wracking as this was the first time, I had even touched a firearm but after a few Nicoletti Nuggets, it was a breeze!
We are both very interested in arranging a future live-fire training with you and will read up on the various packages on your site. - Gessica W
Engaging, helpful & professional. Gabriel is a great instructor - Ziad A
Gabriel is a fantastic instructor, very knowledgeable. He teaches in such a way that meets the needs of all learners.- Amanda S
Great learning experience, very knowledgeable instructor. Would highly recommend! -Rojit A
I would happily recommend taking the CFSC/CRFSC through Gabriel. He brings a wealth of experience to the class, shares tips and advice to bring the participant's success. He was serious and firm when he needed to be, after all, we were handling a variety of firearms, but brought his sense of humour to balance it out. Gabriel was very thorough in covering the required material and after two days of class, I felt very confident when I wrote the exam and completed the practical test.
If you are looking for an excellent instructor I highly recommend registering for Gabriel's class. Respectfully,- Brian H
Overall, amazing experience. I learned more than I expected A+. - Eugenio G
Exceeded my expectations by every metric! - Krystian C
My daughter and I took the non-restricted and restricted firearms safety course through Ronin sports with Gabriel. I am so happy we chose this instructor because he had such fantastic ability to engage us In a way that brought life to the material and was very comprehensive. Not only did he teach us what we needed to know, but expanded our knowledge and awareness. His teaching methods made it easy to remember the essential and critical information so that I walked away feeling very confident and knowledgeable about non-restricted and restricted firearms. I look forward to taking more courses; and would highly recommend this program for anyone interested in recreational sport or professional use of any firearm. -Tammy E. Martin Wright
Thank you, Gabriel, for sharing such great information and knowledge - Norman C
I recently took the CFSC & CRFSC with Ronin Sports, and Gabriel was my instructor (along with his amazing assistant), and I have nothing but amazing things to say about this course! I went into this course with little to no knowledge of firearms, and how to operate one. By the end of the 2 days, I was successfully able to complete the exams with complete confidence. Gabriel is extremely knowledgeable, and very interactive with his students, made the learning experience much more enjoyable & easier to remember. You’ll receive ample amounts of hands on experience, which if you’re like me, will make learning it all a heck of a lot easier!! All in all, I would give this course 10/10. Looking forward to taking his future classes! - S.D.
I have had management training by professionals around the globe, Gabriel by far is the best instructor/teacher I have ever experienced. - Paul W
"I thoroughly enjoyed the Firearms Safety Courses provided by Ronin Sports. Gabriel Nicoletti is a fine instructor with a gift for impeccable delivery on course subject matter. I highly recommend both Gabriel and Ronin Sports to anyone interested in Expanding their knowledge of Firearms Safety. I can guarantee that this training will exceed your expectations!" -Alex S.
The best and most informative training I have every been too... - Luke M
I went into Gabriel’s course with very limited firearm knowledge. There is a lot of content to cover in 2 days and Gabriel balanced the theory and practical sections very well. I can’t pick up a Nerf gun in my house without ACTS & PROVE and that’s a testament to his teachings. He’s a no-nonsense instructor and that may not be for everyone but firearms need to be respected and I appreciated his technique. I have already recommended this course to friends of mine. - Cory M
Outstanding instructor and course. Came with a bit of fear to pistols and firearms in general, left with a clear understanding of laws and practical safe handling of firearms; it changed my perspective for the positive! -Maby T
My learning experience with Ronin sports was exceptional! Chief instructor Nicoletti was engaging, thorough and concise, teaching with patience, clarity and outstanding precision. I have studied traditional Japanese Martial sciences for over twenty years and the instruction I received with Ronin sports was by far, among the best I have ever encountered. -DC
I thoroughly enjoyed this course, and can't wait to take another one of yours! I very much look forward to getting out to the range with you! (Best teacher I've had thus far!) -Christine D
Gabriel is Amazing!!! He truly knows his stuff. - Bebe G
I was very impressed with the teaching and instructing in the course. Gabriel is very knowledgeable as well clearly passionate about about safety and what he teaches, which really shows with the students. - Joseph S
Great course, well delivered, outstanding instructor and facilitator. Very impressed kept us interested and engaged for both days of the course! Will definitely recommend to others. - Adrian N
A huge thank you to Gabriel and the fantastic training he provides. The way the basics were drilled into my head was so organic it made it impossible not to learn. His ability to add humour and context into a typically dry program shows the depth of his knowledge, practicality and teaching skill. The delivery, quality of material and quality of instructor-ship made it worth the drive to go see him. Highly recommend the value of his program. The extended training options are also well worth the investment into kick-starting your skill set. "Nicoletti Nuggets"...you'll learn to love the phrase :) - Steve H (Point Blank Martial Arts)
Gabriel is the Best; in my opinion course was perfect!!! - Martin K
Well instructed course, great tempo, very knowledgeable instructor. Kept us engaged the whole time. - Mike D
Amazing course! Outstanding instructor, really enjoyed the practical time with the firearms and the fact we had a one-to-one ratio with firearms so we didn't have to wait to practice on them as there were so many! - Nick M
I really enjoyed the course a lot, especially the energy and passion of the instructor. Gabriel is truly a master of his craft! - Brian D
Good thing that this course is mandatory in order to receive your firearm's licence; I feel much safer knowing others have taken this course and passed to receive their PAL. - Steven N
Very informative and worthwhile course. One leaves with an appreciation for safe and proper use and handling of firearms. Amazing instructor! -Bo K
I was told you were the BEST, and I fully see why! I will definitely recommend you and your course. -Jordan R
Being ex: Military and Police, didn't think I could learn much, I was impressed and walked away with significant skills and feel even more competent! - Monte K
I didn't have very much experience with firearms and firearms safety. I found the course interesting, challenging and rewarding. Our instructor Gabriel was very informative and to the point. He provided group and one on one coaching, which helped me achieve my goal. All of the class’s questions were answered no matter how absurd they sounded. I now have the knowledge and confidence to handle firearms in a safe and effective manner. Overall, I had a very good experience and would definitely recommend Ronin Sports for PAL. - JAG SINGH
Great atmosphere, outstanding instructor and amazing course! Would highly recommend. - Darren M
Very thorough and informative course, excellent instructor. Would highly recommend! - Eric J
Gabriel was very friendly, animated and knowledgeable. He was able to deliver the material, keep the class focused and as well entertained. A great learning experience! -Anna K
Gabriel is an AWESOME Instructor. -Aaron M
I attended the CFSC-CRFSC offered by Nicoletti & Associates, Inc. and Ronin Sports in December 2018 and was very pleased with the outcome! The course instructor Gabriel Nicoletti is one of the most experienced instructors you will find in Canada. Gabriel brings passion and a high degree of energy to his classes while emphasizing safety, proper handling and overall efficiency of movement. The course had a good balance between learning new theory and practical training and I enjoyed Gabriel’s high-pressure style, practical demonstrations and ability to set high expectations and deliver positive results. I felt adequately prepared for the written and practical examinations and performed very well in spite of my previous limited experience with firearms.
Thank you to Nicoletti & Associates, Inc. for this intense yet gratifying course which helped build my confidence and knowledge! - J-F Beaupré
Professional, knowledgeable instructor - Bob M
Thank you for your passion & way of teaching, Excellent! -Ted D
I am extremely happy to have chosen this course and instructor. -Dan R
Amazing experience, Gabriel a is truly gifted instructor. -Kyle B
Gabriel is a fantastic instructor; course was an amazing experience! Bradley H
The course exceeded my expectations. I learned a great deal more than I expected and more than the minimum required, thank you Gabriel. -P. Vanderyar
Very extensive & well instructed program, setting me up for success in the real world! - Prateek Y
I thoroughly enjoyed this course. You think you know your stuff if you have experience, then you attend a course and learn relevant stuff which for my learning I enjoyed.
In my opinion this course can teach even a seasoned veteran something beneficial and new. Gabriel is funny but demanding and I like the fact the course had a high standard set; shows pride of work and I respect that a lot. - Marko D
Would I recommend the course? A BIG YES! Gabriel is knowledgeable and very engaging.- Lilibeth L
Gabriel is knowledgeable and precise, effective at teaching a willing student brand new to firearms. A great mix of pressure, seriousness, and humour. - Nermin C
Great course and run by a great instructor A++. Marco
Gabriel is a dedicated, knowledgeable and well-prepared instructor. - Amir S
What a great course and instructor, I would 100% recommend! - Emmanuel R
Absolutely fantastic course, made learning fun & applicable. - Erin T
Gabriel kept the course engaging and fast paced, not a boring moment. Love the personal stories and can’t get enough of the “Nicoletti Nuggets” ;-) - Mark D
Class was perfect, extremely easy to understand. Instructor Gabriel is amazing! -Argentino S