Firearms Training, Now Offering In-Person Sessions!

Get Firearms Training in North Metro Atlanta - including Alpharetta, Marietta and Woodstock!'

In today’s world, you can never be too prepared. Everyone should have all the tools necessary to be able to defend themselves if the time comes.

COURSES

Know Before You Carry

Are you thinking about carrying a gun for personal protection but aren’t sure which gun would be best for you or which way is best for you to carry; a holster or in a purse/bag. Know before you carry is the class for you! In this class we cover the different carry pistols choices and holster choices available and the pros and cons to both. Clothing options, accessories, ammo.

What will I learn:

  • Different caliber firearms for carrying
  • Different holster options available
  • Pro’s and con’s to different holster options
  • Clothing options for concealed carry
  • Different types of accessories used for carrying

Upcoming dates

April 17th

May 1st

June 12th

Fill out the form below to get Started today!

This program has a Women’s Only Class

Handgun: Fundamentals

The first step in safely and effectively using your pistol.

The Basic Pistol course is a great way for you to learn the basics of pistol shooting. This is an in-person beginner level firearm safety course – not a marksmanship or concealed carry class. We recommend this course for those who are new to pistols, have limited experience, or want a refresher on basic pistol safety concepts. This objective-based class explores the important facets of firearm ownership including safe gun handling, ammunition, maintenance, storage, and basic shooting techniques.

Students will need a pistol (.22 caliber or greater), 100 rounds of factory ammunition (ammunition is not allowed in the classroom), eye & ear protection (prescription eyewear acceptable), and a positive attitude. Upon successfully passing Handgun Fundamentals 1 &2, including basic knowledge exam and shooting lesson, students will meet NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting national standards and will earn an official certificate of completion. Approximately 8 hours over 2 days, including live fire training.

What will I learn:

  • Learn the Basics of Marksmanship
  • Learn the parts of a gun
  • Get an understanding of ammunition and basic ballistics
  • Become familiarized with semi-automatics and both single and double action revolvers
  • Learn Sight Picture and Sight alignment
  • Learn different shooting stances
  • How to maintain and store your pistol
  • Common handgun malfunctions/failures
  • Shooting Qualification

What will I receive:

  • Basic Pistol NRA Certification
  • Basic Pistol Handbook
  • NRA Membership Discount
  • Top Notch training from Safe, Experienced, Certified Instructors

What will you need:

For those that have your own firearm, bring your unloaded and cased pistol and a minimum of 50 rounds of factory ammunition. If you have a gun you intend to use for personal defense, we recommend you bring this gun for the course.

*Please leave firearm\ammo in your vehicle until the live fire section of the course.

Upcoming dates

April 18th and 19th (2 day course)

Fill out the form below to get Started today!

This program has a Women’s Only Class

Concealed Carry Tactics 1:

Legal Lecture, Drawing, Shooting Positions, Cover vs Concealment, Dry fire, Drills, Shooting Aftermath and LE response

The Concealed Carry 1 class is great for learning pistol tactics essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home. Starting with a review of safe firearms handling and proper mindset 

This course will focus on the fundamentals of shooting, pistol craft, drawing from your holster, use of force, dry fire, live fire, drills and more needed to prevail in a life-threatening situation!!

The Concealed Carry 1 class is a beginner class for anyone who wants to have the necessary tools and knowledge to conceal carry their firearm with confidence. Learn proper grip and stance and sight alignment/sight picture. Learn how to draw and shoot your gun from various positions. Learn cover vs concealment and shooting positions from cover.

What will I learn:

  • Weapon Safety
  • Carry Fundamentals
  • Ready positions
  • Sight picture alignment
  • Clearing Malfunctions
  • Reloads
  • Tactical Movements
  • Shooting Positions
  • Front Sight Drills
  • 911 After Action
  • Use Of Force
  • Real Time Scenarios
  • Dry Fire Drills
  • Live Fire Drills
  • Weapon Safety
  • Carry Fundamentals
  • Ready positions
  • Sight picture alignment
  • Clearing Malfunctions
  • Reloads
  • Tactical Movements
  • Shooting Positions
  • Front Sight Drills
  • 911 After Action
  • Use Of Force
  • Real Time Scenarios
  • Dry Fire Drills
  • Live Fire Drills

What will you need:

  • Gun
  • Ammo
  • Holster
  • Ears/Eyes

Upcoming dates

TBD

Fill out the form below to get Started today!

This program has a Women’s Only Class

Concealed Carry Tactics 2:

Types of reloading, Shooting Positions, strikes, Retention, Drills, Get off the ground, Malfunctions T-shirt?

Slide lock Reload, Speed Reload, Tactical Reload, Keeping control of your gun when someone tries to take it from you. If the fight takes you to the ground, we will show you how to maintain control of your gun and get up.

The Concealed Carry 2 class is an intermediate class designed with the Concealed Carry Citizen in mind. This class should be taken after completing Concealed Carry 1. Our comprehensive system of self-defense is geared toward integrating the Krav Maga hand-to-hand combatives and the firearm defense skills necessary to avoid or stop the threat at close distances and beyond through the use of intensive and innovative training practices.

What will I learn:

  • Force on Force
  • Reloads
  • Upper Body Combatives
  • Lower Body Combatives
  • Weapon Retention
  • Ground Defense

What will you need:

  • Gun
  • Ammo
  • Holster
  • Ears/Eyes

Upcoming dates

TBD

Fill out the form below to get Started today!

*Prerequisite: Students must complete Concealed Carry 1 before taking Concealed Carry 2

This program has a Women’s Only Class

Pistol Combatives

Strikes, Retention, Drawing, making space

Most critical incidents happen within clinching distance up to 6 feet, and they happen suddenly, violently and with little to no warning.

Designed with the Concealed Carry Citizen in mind, our comprehensive system of self-defense is geared toward integrating the Krav Maga hand-to-hand combatives and the firearm defense skills necessary to avoid or stop the threat at these distances and beyond through the use of intensive and innovative training practices.

 

This course will focus on the fundamentals of shooting, pistol craft, defensive/offensive tactics, combatives, use of force, self defense, dry fire, force on force, live fire, drills and more!!

What will I learn:

  • Weapon Safety
  • Carry Fundamentals
  • Ready positions
  • Sight picture alignment
  • Clearing Malfunctions
  • Reloads
  • Tactical Movements
  • Shooting Positions
  • Front Sight Drills
  • 911 After Action
  • Use Of Force
  • Upper Body Combatives
  • Lower Body Combatives
  • ChokeHeadlock Defense
  • Ground Defense
  • Weapon Retention
  • Force on Force
  • Real Time Scenarios
  • Dry Fire Drills
  • Live Fire Drills

Upcoming dates

TBD

Fill out the form below to get Started today!

*Prerequisite: Students must complete Concealed Carry 1 and Concealed Carry 2 before taking Pistol Combatives.

This program has a Women’s Only Class

Women’s Only Courses

Not ready to carry a gun yet? Not a problem, come take the Protect HERself class that covers what personal protection devices there are out there and the pros and cons to each.

What will I learn:

  • Situational awareness
  • What personal protection devices are available
  • Pros and cons to different types of devices
  • How to carry different types of devices

Women only Handgun Fundamentals

April 25th and 26th (2 day course)

Our Team

Stacy Sepeda

Co-Owner/Instructor

Stacy Sepeda, Co-Owner and Chief Female Instructor at Atlanta Krav Maga and Fitness. Stacy has been training in Krav Maga since 2009. After finding her own empowerment through Krav Maga, she wanted to share that with others, primarily women, and became a Krav Maga instructor in 2014. Stacy continues her Krav Maga training and cross trains in Gracie Jiu Jitsu.

In today’s world, you can never be too prepared. Stacy takes concealed carrying very seriously. Deciding to carry a gun was not something she took lightly. Wanting to be the most educated in concealed carry, Stacy decided to become an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor to give her the knowledge and skills to conceal with confidence. She has a passion for sharing this knowledge with others, empowering women to take control of their self-defense. Stacy brings a unique perspective to the classroom, combining her Krav Maga knowledge of de-escalation and non-lethal self-defense along with her NRA Certifications to give a well rounded program to her students.

  • Krav Maga Worldwide – Expert II Certified Instructor
  • NRA Basic Pistol Certified Instructor
  • NRA Defensive Pistol Instructor
  • NRA Personal Protection In The Home Certified Instructor
  • NRA Personal Protection Outside The Home Certified Instructor

Eric Sepeda

Co-Owner/Instructor

Eric Sepeda, Co-Owner and Chief Instructor at Atlanta Krav Maga and Fitness, trained in many different martial arts before finding his calling and passion with Krav Maga. He started training Krav Maga in 2002, and became a certified KMW Instructor in November of 2003.

Eric is also certified Law Enforcement Force Training Instructor for both Basic Law Enforcement and Advance Law Enforcement, a goal he achieved in 2012. Eric has taught law enforcement at the Fulton County Public Safety training center and North Central Police Academy. He also trains all the HERO operators for the Georgia DOT. Eric wants everyone to have all the tools necessary to be able to defend themselves if the time comes and has dedicated his life to help people achieve that.

  • Krav Maga Worldwide – 3rd Dan Black Belt Certified Instructor
  • Krav Maga Worldwide Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics Certified Instructor
  • NRA Basic Pistol Certified Instructor
  • NRA Defensive Pistol Instructor
  • NRA Personal Protection In The Home Certified Instructor
  • NRA Personal Protection Outside The Home Certified Instructor

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