Pre-enrollment is strictly required: It is not okay to just show up. You must pre-register, either over the phone or online. The classes fill very quickly so we recommend you call well in advance. Confirmation information will be sent to you by mail, including a map to our location along with any other information you need before attending class. Please note the following details:

  • Women who are pregnant or nursing may not participate in live-fire training, due to risks from lead exposure and loud noise.
  • Each student will be required to sign a statement that they are legally entitled to own handguns prior to participation in the class.

Subcategories

Our Entry Level Courses offers new and existing owners proven legal, safety and operation guidelines.  Our Hand Gun Safety Course is a pre-requisite to all others

For those who have completed our Level 1 courses, or for Entry level armed professionals, including law enforcement, military and security.

Advanced concepts, including tactical simulations and avanced techniques.  Attendance requires staff evalution and approval

24
Mar
2018

Level 2: Defensive Handgun

03-24-2018 10:00 am - 03-25-2018 5:00 pm
$425.00

Two days of combined classroom and range instruction, teaching the armed citizen or entry-level police officer the techniques of defensive handgunning.

Classroom topics include, gun safety and range safety, legal considerations in use of deadly force, crime awareness and pre-attack indicators, aftermath issues (interacting with police), and role play interacting with police.

Range instruction includes, defensive draw stroke, defensive draw stroke from concealment, handgun accuracy relating to self defense, malfunctions and speed reloading, low light shooting, moving and shooting, shooting at moving targets, and shoot-don’t shoot scenarios.

31
Mar
2018

Level 3: Tactical Handgun

03-31-2018 10:00 am - 04-01-2018 5:00 pm
$425.00

This course picks up where Level 2: Defensive Handgun leaves off, and requires a non-negotiable prerequisite of the current F.A.S. Level 2: Defensive Handgun, or both the pre-2015 F.A.S. Defensive Handgun and Tactical Handgun classes. 

14
Apr
2018

Level 1: Intro to Handguns

04-14-2018 10:00 am
$95.00

Our most popular program since 2002

For a nominal tuition fee of $95, students in the Intro to Handguns class have the opportunity to learn vital information on deadly force laws and the state laws regarding ownership and possession of handguns, along with learning the basics of how to handle and shoot your handgun safely and competently.


28
Apr
2018

Level 3: Active Shooter Interdiction

04-28-2018 10:00 am - 04-29-2018 5:00 pm
$425.00

This class is specifically geared to prepare students for the possibility of defending against an active shooter in an urban environment and will involve shooting exercises designed to test skills necessary for active shooter interdiction, along with force on force training to prepare the armed citizen to be able to respond as effectively as possible if they ever have to face an armed assailant bent on shooting numerous victims. The class will also address the legal issues involved in this type of a defensive handgun use.

05
May
2018

Level 1: Fundamentals of Home Defense

05-05-2018 10:00 am
$195.00

This one-day class is specifically designed for the Level 1: Intro to Handguns graduate who keeps a handgun at home for self-defense, but does not necessarily carry it in public.

Classroom subject matters include safe storage of handguns, home security, bullet penetration in modern house construction, children and guns, interacting with home intruders and interacting with police.

The shooting component of this class will include safe gun handling, skills to improve accuracy, introductions to use of cover shooting, strong hand only shooting, distances out to 10 yards, low light shooting and use of flashlight.

06
May
2018

Level 1: Concealed Carry 101

05-06-2018 10:00 am
$195.00

Concealed Carry 101 was born out of the need to quickly and efficiently get students "up and running" with self-defense and concealed carry handgun skills. Information covered in this class includes: holster selection and carry methods, drawing from concealment, concealed carry wardrobe options, reloading and malfunction clearing, ammunition selection, and a variety of marksmanship skill building drills.

01
Jun
2018

Level 4: Advanced Defensive Handgun

06-01-2018 10:00 am - 06-03-2018 5:00 pm
$575.00

For graduates of F.A.S. Levels 1 through 3 Handgun courses (or our pre-2015 F.A.S. Tactical Handgun and Advanced Defensive Handgun courses), this intensive three-day class combines advanced gun handling skill development with advanced tactical decision making.

15
Jul
2018

Special Interest Seminar: Moving Targets / Moving Shooters

07-15-2018 10:00 am
$150.00

Shooting at moving targets and shooting while moving are two of the more difficult aspects of defensive handgunning. It is also one that is nearly impossible to practice on a public range, so this special interest seminar gives F.A.S. graduates the chance to refresh these skills under the watchful eye of our instructors. 

14
Oct
2018

Shot Placement and Considerations for Deadly Encounters

10-14-2018 10:00 am
$195.00

It is one thing to carry a firearm for protection but it is another to be able to hit the areas on the threat that effect the quickest stop! Having the best knowledge of the equipment to fit your needs and the know-how to use your firearm effectively is critical. In addition to the role of shot placement in stopping an assailant, armed citizens are obligated not to shoot indiscriminately and endanger others.

28
Jun
2019

Ed Monk: Active Shooter Threat Response (GTFIT)

06-28-2019 9:00 am - 06-30-2019 6:00 pm
$575.00

The purpose of this 3-day class is to improve the capability of the armed citizen and law enforcement officer to quickly identify and stop an Active Shooter.  Instruction covers knowledge, mental preparation, gear, skills, tactics, and other considerations. 

*Class is Full - Waitlist is Available* - Please call 360-978-6100 Tues-Fri 0900-1600 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

14
Sep
2019

Karl Rehn: 2-Day Tactical Scenarios FoF

09-14-2019 9:00 am - 09-15-2019 5:00 pm
$500.00

A 2-day force on force defensive tactics class with Airsoft. The focus of this course is giving the student a more realistic understanding of what can and will occur during and after a violent encounter. While it has no live-fire component, most students find this course more stressful (and more educational) than additional courses that consist of live fire drills against paper targets.

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

26
Oct
2019

Special Interest Seminar: Pocket Guns

10-26-2019 10:00 am
$150.00

The dirty little secret in defensive handgunning, is that even the gurus at times slip a small gun in the pocket for those times where a full-sized gun just isn’t viable. With this in mind, we are going to train with these guns for a hard 6 hours, pushing their capabilities and exploring “pocket gun” tactics.