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FIREARMS AND SECURITY TRAINING TO ENHANCE YOUR SKILLS
Central Alabama Firearms Training (CAFT) is a group of highly trained, certified instructors who focus on providing safe, effective, and affordable firearms and personal security training. Our goal is to develop YOUR skills to assist you in protecting yourself and your loved ones. We are dedicated to the rights granted to every law-abiding citizen of the United States by the Second Amendment.
We offer a wide variety of training from novice to expert levels. All training is performed by patient, highly qualified, Certified Instructors dedicated to helping others become safe, proficient firearm users. Click on the registration page to see a link to our calendar of upcoming events.
Find the course that fits your needs and register today!
Fundamentals of Concealed Carry
Intermediate Defensive Handgun
Home Firearm Safety
Intro to Handguns
The Fundamentals of Concealed Carry Course is designed to educate you about the handguns that are best for concealed carry, how to carry them safely and securely and how to use them efficiently in the context of a Dynamic Critical Incident more than 2 arms length away.
The Intermediate Defensive Handguns Course is designed to educate the student about the proper draw from a holster and engaging threats for personal defense. We show the proper way to manage/clear malfunctions and engage threats at various distances. This course is designed for those with limited firearms experience or shooters who are interested in learning specifically about using a handgun for personal defense. A personal firearm and strong side holster which protects the trigger is required.
This is a four-hour course for safe gun handling that is conducted in the classroom only. (Non-Shooting Class) Students are taught NRA’s three rules for safe gun handling; primary causes of firearms accidents; firearm parts; how to unload certain action types; ammunition components; cleaning; care; safe storage of firearms in the home; and the benefits of becoming an active participant in the shooting sports.
We offer a wide variety of training options on hand guns for the beginner to the more experienced shooter. The standard NRA courses are offered and we offer customized classes to meet your needs based on your experience level. We highly recommend the first time shooter take one of our orientation classes prior to purchasing any handgun.
Intro to Rifle
Intro to Shotgun
We offer a Introduction to Shotgun Course and a full NRA Basic Shotgun course.
Intro to Carbine
The class design is to give the new shooter a starting point on AR safety, general information, options to customize, shooting basics and an in-depth overview of tear down and cleaning.
Personal Protection Outside The Home
Personal Protection In The Home
Refuse To Be A Victim
Unarmed Self-Defense for Women
Unarmed Self-Defense for Women
This course is comprehensive and intensive in its approach to equip the defensive shooting candidate with the skills needed to survive serious adversity.
This course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense.
The seminar includes classroom instruction on a variety of crime prevention strategies, from criminal psychology to automobile crimes to cyber crime. Seminars can vary in length, and may be modified to suit the needs of a particular audience. This is not a firearms instruction course, and does not include instruction in physical combat self-defense.
Alabama Sasquatch facility coupled with our Martial Arts, Self Defense and Firearm Certified Instructors provide our students with "real world" training. Our instructors have taught these techniques in dojos, Universities and to employees in different Embassies and Consulates throughout the world.
SIMUNITION® Reality Based Training
Training Clients with the SIMUNITION® Training products provide the most realistic short range Force on Force training available today. Utilized by military and law enforcement in simulated scenarios trainees experience as close to real life force on force situations as possible. This Specialized scenario training now can be designed to meet the needs of almost any civilian client.
The StressVest® system
Civilian Response to Active Shooter
The StressVest® system is the most advanced force on force training system available - it is the world’s first non-projectile, force on force, firearm tactical training system capable of creating stress through a pain penalty without fear of projectile injury for training law enforcement, military, security and corrections officers around the world.
Civilian Response to Active Shooter event is a customized course using elements FEMA IS907 “Active Shooter-How to Respond” and the Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event (CRASE) part of ALERT (Advanced Law Enforcement Response Training) designed by Texas State University Dr. Peter Blair. The program combines classroom training and if the companies wish, desktop drills or an actual physical active shooter drill can be carried out.
Church Security Training
Central Alabama Firearms Training offers the broadest training available to Church Security Teams in the State of Alabama.
We offer Unarmed to Armed including Simunition Scenario Training. Our Unarmed is taught by 3 seasoned Martial Arts instructors that have taught the public, embassies and consulates throughout the world to college universities. Our armed training is taught by seasoned NRA, Law Enforcement and Military Instructors. We are the only recognized range program by General Dynamics Munitions and Ordinance Simunitions training in the state of Alabama. We offer the Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event free of charge to Churches.