2012 Training Programs
Introduction to Defensive Handgun
Length : Approximately 5 Hours
Price : $160 for Individual (group rates available)
This course consists of approximately 3 hours of lecture/classroom work followed by 2 hours of shooting.
Topics include safety, marksmanship, mindset, gunhandling, lethal force considerations and tactical considerations.
This course meets the training/education requirements for a Concealed Handgun Permit in the State of Virginia.
A certificate of training is given after completion.
Defensive Handgun I
Length : Approximately 3 Hours
Price : $90 for Individual (group rates available)
Prerequisites : Introduction to Defensive Handgun or another introductory defensive handgun course
This class is approximately 1 hour lecture and 2 hours shooting.
The course begins where Introduction to Defensive Handgun left off with an emphasis on more training.
This class will introduce malfunction clearing, various shooting positions, strong and support side shooting,
use of cover and shooting while moving. This class can be combined with Introduction to Defensive Handgun to
provide the student with a solid platform of the defensive use of the handgun.
Firearms Handgun Safety and Marksmanship Course
Length : Approximately 2 Hours
Price : $60 for Individual (group rates available)
This course covers handgun safety and marksmanship principles.
This is a shooting course and is ideal for those who have not shot before.
Note: A certificate of training WILL NOT be given for this.
Available upon special request.
This class will be offered in the near future.
FTS offers links to information, services, businesses and individuals who we feel provide valuable information, good training, great service or excellent products. We do not put up any links that we do not at least have or have had direct experience with. Although we certainly cannot guarantee any information on these sites or other experiences we can recommend them from our personal experiences. Please understand this site is not all inclusive and we are always happy to hear about new products, training and experiences.
Pat Goodales Practical Firearms Training
Highly recommended training programs. Located right outside of Lewisburg, WV.
Excellent training facility. Top rated instruction.
The Gun Shack LLC
1105 Laurel Hill Rd
Verona, VA 24482
Good deals on firearms. Excellent customer service.
Great targets of all types.
Virginia State Police
Link to site which offers information on gun and carrying related issues.
National Rifle Association
Site offers information valuable to all gun owners.
Virginia Citizens Defense League
VCDL is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots organization dedicated to advancing
the fundamental human right of all Virginians to keep and bear arms.