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FTS, LLC.'s mission is to provide quality firearms programs and solutions for our clients. FTS currently provides a variety of programs to meet the needs of individuals or small groups. These programs are tailored to the specific needs of the client to include beginner, intermediate and advanced training depending on clients needs. Our defensive programs are geared to provide realistic training in order to prepare students for real world encounters. Currently FTS offers training in defensive handgun, concealed handgun training, safety courses and N.R.A courses.
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Thank you for visiting our website. If you would like more information on our programs, pricing or general questions feel free to contact us at info@fts-training.com or (540)810-5500.

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.

N.R.A. Courses
Available upon special request.

Concealed Carry
This class will be offered in the near future.

Further Information



GLOCK sight replacement services are available.
$30.00 service charge - Usually done in 48 hours or less.

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About Us



FTS is a small, locally run firearms training company in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley with a goal of providing firearms related education, training and solutions. Training that has or is shaped with experiences in adjunct instructing, working firearms ranges, LE experience, overseas contracting and training under a variety of instructors and companies. We continue to try to improve ourselves and our programs. Feel free to view our current credentials below and feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.
* N.R.A Certified Instructor
  - Personal Protection in the Home
  - Home Firearm Safety
  - Pistol
* Certified Glock Factory Armorer
* Cerfified Sig Arms Armorer
* Member International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors


FTS would like to take a moment to thank the instructors, armorers, friends and in some cases students who helped to mold FTS into what it is today. A personal thank you goes to Mr. Pat Goodale of PFT who has and continues to be a major influence in our instructor capabilities. Please visit Mr. Goodale at www.pgpft.com for excellent training opportunities.
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