Rates are for shooting lessons only.
Targets and shells are additional for all lessons, noted as “++”  Shells are available for purchase at the shooting range. Loaner guns are available at no charge during lessons.

Individual Instruction: $175 per hour ++

Shared Lessons:
2-3 people, 1.5 hours: $260 ++
4 people, 2 hours: $350 ++

Half-Day: $550 ++
Full Day:  $1,000 ++

First-time Beginner’s Lesson:
1.5 hours: $260 ++
Includes safety briefing, eye dominance assessment, shooting basics overview, loaner gun, loaner safety glasses, hearing protection and shooting on the course.

Gun Fitting: Click here for details
Full Gun Fitting Session: $350 ++
Gun Fit Check: $175 ++

Off-premises Instruction, Clinics, Workshops: $1,200/day plus travel expenses. Targets and ammo are additional. Call Keith at 914-646-1528 or use the form below

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    Check through some frequently asked questions and feel free to send a message.

    Keith gives lessons at Mid Hudson Sporting Clays in New Paltz, NY as well as his teaching facility adjacent to Ten Mile River Preserve in Dover Plains, NY. Lessons at your private club are available upon request.
    Lessons are conducted rain, snow or shine, unless the weather is severe. If you unsure the lesson is still on, please call Keith at 914-646-1528 to verify.
    We require 72 hours advance notification to cancel weekend lessons and 48 hours to cancel mid-week lessons without penalty. You will be sent an invoice for the missed lesson in accordance with this policy.
    Cash, check or pre-paid gift certificates are accepted.

    Yes, Keith has a variety of loaner guns for all levels of students, as well as shotguns fitted for women and youth. The use of a loaner shotgun is free of charge during a lesson.

    You may bring your own shotgun shells or Keith will arrange for ammo to be supplied to you by the club where the lesson is held. Please let him know in advance if you need ammo for your lesson.
    Keith will have you breaking targets (or more targets) in your very first lesson. As in any sport, practice is essential to continued skill building and success. Keith will advise you on a training program to help you meet your goals, whether recreational or competitive clays or wing shooting preparation.

    Yes, Keith regularly coaches clients in the field at a number of local clubs, as well as locations worldwide. Please contact him at 914-646-1528 or by email jkl@keithlupton.com

    Yes. Keith teaches a wide range of half-day and full-day seminars, from “Introduction to Clays” to advanced wing-shooting specialty clinics. Please contact him to discuss your needs  at 914-646-1528 or Fill out the contact form.

    Wear appropriate seasonal clothing and outdoor footwear (such as athletic shoes or boots) so you are comfortable outdoors. Loaner eye and ear protection is always available. Caps or hats are helpful year-round for sun glare and weather protection. Some loaner rain gear and hand warmers are available, if needed.