Firearms Training, Now Offering In-Person Sessions!

Get Firearms Training in North Metro Atlanta - including 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; on your body or in a purse/bag? 

Know Before You Carry will answer these questions and so much more! We recommend this course for those who are brand new to firearms or are thinking of carrying a firearm for personal protection. In this class we cover the different carry pistol choices and holster choices available and the pros and cons to both. Clothing options, accessories, ammo and so much more!

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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

Fill out the form below to get Started today!

This program has a Women’s Only Class

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Handgun: Fundamentals

The first step in safely and effectively using your pistol. Get to know your firearm.

The Handgun Fundamentals 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 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), (ammunition is not allowed in the classroom), eye  protection (prescription eyewear acceptable), and a positive attitude. Upon successfully passing Handgun Fundamentals, including basic knowledge exam and simulation shooting lesson, students will meet NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting national standards. Approximately 6 hours of training, including dry fire and simulation firing 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 you need:

For those that have your own firearm, bring your unloaded and cased pistol and a cleaning kit if you have one. If you have a gun you intend to use for personal defense, we recommend you bring this gun for the course. If you own eye protection, please bring them.

*Please leave ammo in your vehicle. No ammo is necessary.

Fill out the form below to get Started today!

This program has a Women’s Only Class

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Concealed Carry Tactics 1:

Continue your firearms knowledge and training with learning how to draw and how to shoot from different positions. Learn cover vs concealment. Shooting Aftermath and what to expect from law enforcement.

Concealed Carry 1 class is great for learning firearms tactics essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed firearm for self-defense outside the home.

This course will focus on beginning to intermediate firearms handling. Learn how to draw and shoot from your holster. Proper grip and stance. Draw and shoot from cover and concealment and learn what the difference is. We will cover use of force, dry fire practice, simulation fire, drills and more needed to prevail in a life-threatening situation!!

The Concealed Carry 1 class is an intermediate class recommended for anyone who wants to have the necessary tools and knowledge to conceal carry their firearm with confidence. People taking this class should already own a firearm and a holster and be somewhat familiar with both. Previously having taken Handgun Fundamentals is highly recommended. 

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
  • Simulation 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
  • Holster
  • Eyes

Fill out the form below to get Started today!

This program has a Women’s Only Class

Concealed Carry Tactics 2:

Take your firearms training to the next level by going deeper into the knowledge of your firearm training AND adding in combatives training in the event you have to FIGHT before/during pulling your firearm.

 

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The Concealed Carry 2 class is an intermediate to advanced 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.

Learn and practice reloads; slide lock, speed, and tactical. Learn effective techniques to maintain control of your firearm if someone tries to take it from you. If the fight takes you to the ground, we will teach you how to maintain control of your firearm and how to get back up. Learn effective strikes; punches, kicks, elbows, knees and more needed if there is a fight first before you have enough space/time to pull your firearm. 

 

What will I learn:

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

What will you need:

  • Gun
  • Holster
  • Eyes

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

Learn how to makes space so you can effectively draw your firearm, strike, and retain your firearm in an up close encounter. Most critical incidents happen within clinching distance up to 6 feet, and they happen suddenly, violently and with little to no warning.

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Pistol Combatives class is an advanced class continuing your training from the Concealed Carry 1 and Concealed Carry 2 classes. People taking Pistol Combatives must have completed both Concealed Carry 1 and Concealed Carry 2 classes.  Learn what to do if you are too close to your attacker to draw and fire. If you are being physically hit by your attacker, and/or the attacker is trying ot take your gun out of your hand or out of your holster, learn how to retain your firearm. Learn to defend strikes while accessing your gun at the same time as well as how to make space from your attacker to give you time to access your gun. 

This course will focus on defensive/offensive tactics, combatives, use of force, self defense, dry fire, force on force, simulation fire, drills and more!!

What will I learn:

  • Make Space
  • Retention of your firearm
  • Clearing Malfunctions
  • Reloads
  • Tactical Movements
  • Upper Body Combatives
  • Lower Body Combatives
  • Use Of Force
  • ChokeHeadlock Defense
  • Ground Defense
  • Weapon Retention
  • Force on Force
  • Real Time Scenarios
  • Dry Fire Drills

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

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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

Our Team

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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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