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Welcome to Southeastern Defensive Firearms Training

About Us

Experienced Instructors



Our staff of instructors hold certifications for:

NRA Advanced Pistol,

  NRA Personal Protection, 

Massad MAG20-Range Staff Instructor,

 Combat Focus Coach 

Chief Range Safety Officer

Al. Security Regulatory Board Certifies Trainer-2 

Quality Training


We have incorporated 25+ years of experience into developing our courses.  We have successfully trained new and experienced gun owners from basic to advanced level CCW courses.

Our Motto


 We teach defensive firearm skills to promote safety, effective concealed carry, security, and personal protection.  Strength Through Training

Training Programs

Handgun Courses

 We offer courses from Level 1 – Basic Handgun, Level 2 – Defensive Pistol, Level 3 – Comprehensive Skills Development, along with private group classes and one on one instruction. 

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NRA Certified Instructor and RSO Courses


NRA Instructor and Range Safety Officer Training Courses help you develop the additional knowledge, skills and techniques needed to organize and teach courses in the NRA Basic Firearm Training Program and supervising various types of shooting activities and range safety. NRA Instructor courses are discipline specific. 

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Security Officer Certification Courses

If you are a security professional or looking to be one, our staff can train and certify you to further your career.

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Refuse To Be A Victim


Refuse to be a victim teaches the basic knowledge, kills, and attitude for developing a strategy for one’s personal safety.

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Metallic Cartridge Reloading

 This class teaches beginning reloaders the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to safely reload metallic cartridges. 

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AR Basic Rifle


The basic A/R rifle course is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation for the A/R  rifle action type.   

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Southeastern Defensive Firearms Training

5811 Daphne v St, Satsuma, Alabama 36572, United States

(251) 279-0696


By appointment only