Firearm Training

Firearm Training Courses & Events

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Concealed Weapon Permit

FFA offers a Concealed Weapon Permit (CWP) Course. Students will need to obtain the Concealed Weapon Permit application, fingerprints, and photograph by appointment with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Our Concealed Weapon Permit Course covers the information needed for any individual to responsibly carry a concealed weapon while remaining well within the law. CWP course topics include:

  • Safe gun handling.
  • Proper mindset for carrying a concealed weapon.
  • Proper carry techniques.
  • Laws that apply to carrying concealed firearms in the state of Florida.
  • State by state reciprocity.
  • Practice techniques at the shooting range.

Basic Firearm Training Courses

FFA offers all levels of firearms training from beginners to advanced and tactical. For beginners, we recommend our Basic Pistol Course. This course focuses on a safe and successful shooting range experience. Course graduates can return to our shooting ranges unsupervised. Course topics include:

  • Safe gun handling
  • How guns work.
  • How ammunition works.
  • Proper firing stance.
  • Proper grip.
  • Proper operation of a firearm.
  • Proper firearm maintenance.

Advanced Firearm Training Courses

FFA's Advanced Firearm Training Courses are scheduled on an individual basis depending on instructor availability. These advanced exercises are a one-on-one opportunity to work closely with certified firearms experts. Advanced Firearm Training is tailored to the individual’s specific needs and goals.

Certified Firearm Training Instructors

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Firearm training courses and events at Florida Firearms Academy are facilitated by highly trained and experienced, certified instructors.

Each Florida Firearms Academy instructor is an expert on their training course topics. Our instructors strive to make students' participation in each course an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

Shooting Competition Events

FFA’s Pistol Shooting Competitions provide a safe, professionally supervised environment in which shooters can compete with their peers. Our Pistol Shooting Competitions foster a spirit of competitive camaraderie wherein both FFA Staff and other competitors offer advice to help shooters of all skill levels improve in their sport.

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