Firearm Training Courses

Arms Traders of America ( A R M S T A ) works with the best team of firearms instructors in the training field. By selecting us as your training point, we guarantee you that you will receive quality training and we are sure you will come back for more courses.

Armsta instructors have been training civilians, law enforcement officers and security personnel for over two decades.

Why Get Training:

It does not take too much of a skill to pull the trigger on a firearm, but if you want to have accuracy speed and be safe then you need training, it makes sense to undergo formal firearms training if one is contemplating buying a gun or going in for some sport like hunting or target shooting. Formal firearms training will allow a person to learn how to operate firearms safely and with the necessary skills. This can reduce accidents that involve firearms and then can be of benefit to society.

Firearms instruction will also involve marksmanship. Such firearm training will enable a shooter to learn skills while shooting from different positions. Prone positions, kneeling down, standing up and other poses call for different techniques to be used to steady the gun and take aim, all of which is taught in any firearms training course.

Firearms training can also involve defensive handgun training which must include familiarization with the handgun, the correct ways of holding it in different stances, loading and reloading the firearm, moving with it and again ways to avoid incoming fire. The shooting part of the firearms training can teach the student how to shoot under pressure, easy drawing and shooting and other skills.

In light of the increasing concern over personal safety and protection, more and more people are wondering if they should consider taking tactical firearms training. This is a serious step, and before you decide whether or not you want to own a firearm, there are some very valid reasons to consider getting some practical training to prepare you for what to expect.

Are You Ready?

Unlike other objects that may be used as a firearm, guns have no other purpose but to cause harm to its target. The odds of using deadly force when you discharge your firearm are about as high as it could possibly get when you pick up a gun. You might want to ask yourself if you are ready for that responsibility and are you emotionally, mentally, and intellectually prepared to do this. Handling a gun without the necessary knowledge could lead to major problems in the future, both legally and socially.

Can You Make Snap Judgments?

Whether you have a gun in your home or at your place of business, when you pick it up and point it at another person you need to make split second decisions. Once a gun is fired there is no taking it back. Are you the kind of person that can assess a situation quickly and make a decision about another person’s life?

Do You Know The Law?

Every State has laws regarding gun ownership and the use of guns. You need to be well versed not only in how to use the gun when the time comes but also the laws governing where you live. You need to know exactly what your legal position is in your case. There is no question that as the crime rate rises, the natural sense of security that many people feel is on the decline. Law enforcement can’t be in every situation to provide protection for those that need it. Those who choose to take up a firearm will definitely need to know many things about how to handle a firearm, maintain one, and the laws that come with such a step. Taking tactical firearms training is one way to cover all of those steps at one time.


review1-compressor ” When I first received my paperwork from Ulster County sheriffs office, I originally X’d out this place as it was too far of a drive (an hour) But I was told this was the best place to go from the sheriffs office. I am so glad that I did make the journey here! The instructors are professional, wonderful, knowledgeable, and very informative. Answer all your questions and give you the knowledge you need to be a responsible handgun owner. Not only did I take my safety course here but I ended up going back for a class after I got my license and registered my handgun. I will also be returning next month for a private lesson. Highly recommend ***** 5 stars! ” Cheri. Marlboro, NY

review1-compressor ” Was the best class that I could ever think of! The instructors are so knowledgeable, and willing to slow things down until everyone in the course understands what is being taught. Definitely some of the nicest people that I have met. I’m so happy and thankful that they are teaching these courses. ” Eric. Kingston, NY

review1-compressor ” They are top notch guys with a lot of knowledge and down to earth. ” Chris. Kingston, NY

review1-compressor ” The instructors were very knowledgeable and helpful, and their impressive experience with firearms gave me confidence that I was learning from the very best! I cannot recommend ARMSTA training enough for both beginners and experienced shooters and firearm owners ”  Kevin. Middletown, NY


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