American Tactical Training Arms Center

| Florida's Exclusive Outdoor Tactical Shooting Range

Civilian Training

Adult Classes

High impact, high energy is the focus on all levels of firearm proficiency at ATTAC. Our adult programs provide many armed/ unarmed classes in the field of: NRA First Steps, Self Defense, CPR/AED, First Responder, Concealed Weapon, Tactical Instruction (handgun, rifle, shotgun), Women's Classes

Corporate Programs

Corporate security classes are built on the basis of homeland security for businesses. Group and individual classes on real world scenarios will enhance the awareness of Corporate America in areas of: Explosives Detection, Primary Protection, Threat Assessment, Team Building

Youth Training

We emphasize training for young or older shooters or non-shooters. We've partnered with the NRA and St. Johns County 4-H to provide classroom and hands-on courses. Firearms Safety, Self Defense, Shooting 101, Youth, Shooting Day, Hunter Safety, Project Appleseed, & Many More...

American Tactical Training Arms Center, LLC., contracts firearm professionals with minimum 6 years of experience in firearm tactics, training principles, and theory through career, advanced training and personal knowledge.  Our instructors specialize in tactical, combat and security operations while hosting many other courses such as: individual protective measures, vulnerability assessments, immediate action team training, vehicle assault training and patrol rifle course are just a few.  American Tactical Training Arms Center, LLC seeks out training staff that not only possess both of these through applications but are also are utilized by the upper echelon of our military and law enforcement agencies today.
ATTAC, LLC's responsibility is to ensure the standards and the principal, safety through proficiency is being met while providing their clients hard hitting knowledge base training every time. American Tactical Training Arms Center, LLC works in conjunction with firearm manufacturers, training professionals and companies in order to service clients with a diverse, well sustained training platform.  This unique concept helps give you, the client, the very best knowledge base while continuing to further educate in this ever changing industry. 

Course Descriptions

NRA First Steps

Every Mon @ 9am (Add Concealed Weapon Class $25)

4 Hours | ammo 50rds handgun
Course Fee: $75
The NRA FIRST Steps
Pistol Class is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific pistol action type for classes of four or fewer students. This course includes classroom and range time learning to shoot a specific pistol action type.

Students learn NRA’s rules for:

  • safe gun handling
  • pistol parts and operation
  • ammunition
  • shooting fundamentals
  • cleaning the pistol
  • and continued opportunities for skill development

Students will receive the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, First Steps course completion certificate, and Lesson Plan.

Materials needed:

  • semi-automatic pistol and/or revolver (rental available at range)
  • Eye Protection (available at the range)
  • Ear Protection (available at the range)
  • Hydrating device
  • Weapons cleaning kit (available for purchase at range)
  • Gloves (optional)

Basic Pistol Course

(Add CWC $25)

1 day course | ammo 50rds handgun
Course Fee: $110 ACSR Members - $150 Non-Members

The Basic Pistol Shooting Course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely. This one day course includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols.

Students learn:

  • safe gun handling
  • pistol parts and operation
  • ammunition
  • shooting fundamentals
  • shooting from the bench rest position
  • two handed and one handed standing positions
  • cleaning the pistol
  • and continued opportunities for skill development

Materials needed:

  • semi-automatic pistol and/or revolver (rental available at range)
  • Eye Protection (available at the range)
  • Ear Protection (available at the range)
  • Hydrating device
  • Weapons cleaning kit (available for purchase at range)
  • Gloves (optional)

Combat Focus Shooting

2 day course | ammo 1100-1500rds handgun
Course Fee:
$500 Instructor: Rob Pincus, I.C.E. Instructor

Combat Focus
is an intuitive shooting program that is based on the study of empirical evidence from real violent encounters and builds on the body's natural reaction to an attack. At the ranges that gun fights typically occur, Combat Focus is the most effective way to engage your threat with a handgun. This two day course empowers students by encouraging them to embrace their bodies natural reaction to a lethal threat and work with it to neutralize that threat as efficiently and effectively as possible. The Combat Focus Technique is not hip-shooting, in fact, the only significant difference between using this technique and sighted fire is the focus of your attention at the moment the trigger breaks. In addition to years of practical experience, the instructor has worked with some of the top trainer's in the industry to develop the Combat Focus Course. This course is features a significant amount time discussing what happens during dynamic encounters and dissecting each shooters performance.

Materials needed:

  • semi-automatic pistol and/or revolver (rental available at range)
  • 2 Magazines & 2 Pouches
  • Approved Holster (available at the range)
  • Eye Protection (available at the range)
  • Ear Protection (available at the range)
  • Hydrating device
  • Gloves (optional)

Advanced Pistol Handling

2 day course | ammo 800-1000rds handgun
Course Fee: $600
Instructor: Rob Pincus, I.C.E. Training

The Advanced Pistol Handling course is designed to expand the circumstances and conditions under which a student can apply the skills developed in the Combat Focus® Shooting Course.

This course will cover:

  • Non-Diagnostic Linear Malfunction Drills
  • One handed & Weak Handed Reloads
  • One Handed & Weak Handed Malfunction Drills
  • Presentation from the holster in 360 degrees
  • Unorthodox Shooting Positions (grounded, seated)
  • Shooting Around Cover
  • Unreasonable Distance Shooting
  • Volume of Fire
  • The Balance of Speed & Precision

The APH Course is designed as a follow on for students who have completed fundamental defensive shooting training in the CFS Program and want to expand their skill sets and increase competency. At the end of the course, the student will have been exposed to (and practiced) shooting positions from all plausible angles while standing, seated, kneeling, prone or supine as well as properly shooting around cover in order to maximize its protective value. Students will also train one handed firearm handling, reloading and malfunction clearing. Unlike the CFS Program, in APH students will be forced to deal with a variety of malfunctions in a way that is congruent with the conditions of an dynamic critical incident. The APH course is an intense physically and mentally challenging course that will take any students confidence and ability to defend themselves with a gun to a higher level.

Defensive Pistol I

(Pre-registration required)

1 day course | ammo 250rds handgun
Course Fee: Members: $175 / NonMembers $200 Discount if enrolled in both classes (Def I & II same weekend): Members $295 / NonMembers $375

This course is designed to give the shooter a core foundation for defensive action techniques and provides the proper fundamentals for defensive shooting. This course will be conducted on the range and will include weapon and range safety, malfunctions and clearing, reload with retention, shooting fundamentals, firing from a holster, recoil management and on guard positions. Students will leave this course with a greater understanding of weapon manipulation, accuracy shooting and safety. Students must have the basic fundamentals and skill sets required before attending this course.

Materials needed:

  • semi-automatic pistol and/or revolver (rental available at range)
    - Spare firearm or spares (in the event that your primary pistol breaks during the class)
  • 2 Magazines & 2 Pouches (the more the better)
  • Approved Holster (available at the range)
  •  Leather or nylon belt.
  • Ammo: 700 - 1,000 rounds minimum (for the caliber of choice)
  • Eye Protection (available at the range)
  • Ear Protection (available at the range)
  • Hydrating device
  • Gloves (optional)
  • Defensive Pistol II (Advanced)

(Pre-registration required)

 1 day course | ammo 250rds handgun
Course Fee: Members $175 / NonMembers $225
Discount if enrolled in both classes (Def I & II): Members $295 / NonMembers $375

This course is designed to give the shooter a more advanced understanding of their weapons system in a tactical environment. The Defensive Pistol ll course allows the now more advanced pistol shooter an in-depth understanding of quick sighting and target acquisition shooting. The fundamentals of this course will be demonstrated through practical range exercises with real world scenarios. Students will practice multiple target engagement, cover firing and movement, collateral damage prevention, advanced firing positions, failure to fire drills, multiple mag changes, stress shooting and controlled pair shooting. Students must have attended Defensive Pistol I or equivalent (proof req'd). before attending this course.

Materials needed:

  • semi-automatic pistol and/or revolver (rental available at range)
  • Eye Protection (available at the range)
  • Ear Protection (available at the range)
  • Hydrating device
  • Gloves (optional)

Advanced Pistol III - Low Light Tactics

2 day course | ammo 200rds handgun
Course Fee: Members $350 / NonMembers $375

This course is designed to give the shooter a more advanced understanding of their weapons system in a tactical environment. The advanced pistol course gives the student an opportunity to experience high intensity shooting at extreme close range and will test the shooters reaction time, operational awareness, muscle memory and quick target acquisition shooting. All students will be tested on the range following each evolution of this course to ensure standards and safety. Students will practice ballistics, reflective fire, quick sighting and target acquisition, close range engagements, close range weapons retention, shoot and move techniques, multiple target engagement, cover firing, collateral damage prevention, advanced firing positions and low light cover and engagements. Students must have attended Defensive Pistol I and II or equivalent (proof req'd) before attending this course.

Materials needed:

  • semi-automatic pistol and/or revolver (rental available at range)
  • Eye Protection (available at the range)
  • Ear Protection (available at the range)
  • Hydrating device
  • Gloves (optional)

Women's Defensive Pistol

1 day course | ammo 200rds handgun
Course Fee: Members: $175 / NonMembers $200

This course is designed to give the shooter a core foundation for defensive action techniques and provides the proper fundamentals for tactical shooting. This course will be conducted on the range and will include weapon and range safety, malfunctions and clearing, reload with retention, shooting fundamentals, firing from a holster, recoil management and on guard positions. Students will leave this course with a greater understanding of weapon manipulation, accuracy shooting and safety. Students must have the basic fundamentals and skill sets required before attending this course.

Materials needed:

  • semi-automatic pistol and/or revolver (rental available at range)
  • 2 Magazines & 2 Pouches
  • Approved Holster (available at the range)
  • Eye Protection (available at the range)
  • Ear Protection (available at the range)
  • Hydrating device
  • Gloves (optional)

Personal Protection Inside the Home (Home Safety/Defense)

1 day course | ammo 100rds handgun
Course Fee: $175 ACSR Members - $200 Non-Members

The Home Safety/Defense 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. This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development.

The Home Safety/Defense Course participants must be law abiding, adults (at least 21 years old), and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm) to maximize what can be learned from this course. Proof of shooting experience can be one of the following: NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate, Defensive Pistol Course Certificate, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the Pre-Course Assessment.

Materials needed:

  • semi-automatic pistol and/or revolver (rental available at range)
  • Eye Protection (available at the range)
  • Ear Protection (available at the range)

M&P Armorer's Course and Practical Fundamentals Training (Operations Specific Training)

2 day course | ammo 500rds handgun
Course Fee: $225 per day

This course is designed to give the student a sound understanding of how the S&W M&P is built and how to improve upon its revolutionary design. Students will be introduced to the new Apex Forward Set Sear along with a host of other new innovative products. This course will cover in depth complete dissembly, inspection, cleaning, troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques utilizing various springs to achieve desired trigger pull, tips and tricks for ease of reaqssembly by professional gunsmiths. Practical fundamentals training will cover safety and muzzle awareness, stance, grip and trigger control, hitting the target on demand, holster draw and reloading techniques.

Materials needed:

  • S&W M&P pistol
  • 2 Magazines
  • Holster
  • 1/8" Roll Pin Punch
  • 1/16" Pin Punch
  • Small jeweler/gunsmith hammer
  • Bench block with a hole.
  • Eye Protection (available at the range)
  • Ear Protection (available at the range)
  • Hydrating device
  • Gloves (optional)

Course Descriptions

Defensive Carbine I

1 day course | ammo 250rds rifle Course Fee: Members: $175 / NonMembers $200 This course will be conducted on the range and is designed to give the shooter a core foundation that will include practical rifle applications, defensive shooting, problem solving and is structured arouth the three key principals of sustainment, safety and proficiency. Students will practice proper maintenance and function checks, malfunction drills, proper sight alignment, zeroing, defensive firing positions and holds, reflective fire and quick sighting, along with marksmanship principals. This course will maintain a crawl, walk, run mentality with minimal stress on the shooter.
Materials needed:

  • A4 or M16 Carbine (rental available at range)
  • Eye Protection (available at the range)
  • Ear Protection (available at the range)
  • Hydrating device
  • Gloves (optional)

Defensive Carbine II

1 day course | ammo 250rds rifle Course Fee: Members: $200 / NonMembers $225 This course is a unique course of instruction that will provide the avid carbine shooter with a more in-depth knowledge base for the AR-15 style platform in reference to function, maintenance, history and operation. The Defensive Carbine II course consists of classroom instruction with informative blocks of instruction about the weapon system, accessories and kit/gear selection to properly operate a carbine on the range and for personal defense applications. This is accomplished by providing participants with a two day comprehensive course of instruction on field stripping and maintenance, advanced marksmanship, reloads, malfunctions and aiming techniques. Range time will be devoted to more advanced marksmanship. Upon completion of this course, graduates will be asked to demonstrate proficiency in assembly, disassembly, inspection, testing, gauging, and repair of these weapon systems.
Course Outline:  Brief history and overview of the AR15/M16, types of rifles and their developmental predecessors, complete theory and functions of the AR15/M16 operating system, mechanics and function checks of the weapon system, build-out and custom work, proper tooling and maintenance, ballistics, clearing techniques, malfunctions, proper cleaning, and range practical. Materials needed:

  • AR15 or M16 Carbine (rental available at range)
  • Eye Protection (available at the range)
  • Ear Protection (available at the range)
  • Hydrating device
  • Gloves (optional)

Project Appleseed (Rifle Marksmanship Class)

Appleseed is a program that instructs Americans on the traditional rifle marksmanship skills that have been passed down from generation to generation, along with reconnecting today's Americans with the people and events of the Founding era. Participants are taught fundamental rifle marksmanship skills that are required to allow a Rifleman to be accurate out to 500 yards, with iron sights, standard rifle and surplus ammo. This is the traditional 'Rifleman's Quarter mile', which is an uniquely American Rifleman skill, that has been part of this nation from the very first days.

Combat Focus - Advanced Carbine I

1 day course | ammo 250rds rifle Course Fee: $250 Instructor: Rob Pincus, I.C.E. Training The Combat Focus® Carbine Course is designed to expose students to an efficient method of defending themselves with a semi-automatic rifle during a dynamic critical incident. All of the principles and fundamentals of the Combat Focus® Shooting program are applied to the carbine and the following topics are covered:

  • Four Points of Contact with a rifle and Intuitive Shooting Fundamentals
  • The Balance of Speed & Precision with a carbine
  • Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Aiming Methods
  • Combat Accuracy
  • Volume of Fire
  • Critical Incident Reloads & Efficient Carbine Handling
  • Transitioning to a Pistol
  • Counter Ambush Response with a Slung Rifle
  • Shooting while Standing, Squatting, Kneeling & Seated
  • Shooting around Cover & in Unorthodox Shooting Positions
  • Fundamental Carbine Malfunction Clearing

The CFC Program is physically challenging course with a lot of activity and high round count. This program is often offered as a one day add on to a Combat Focus® Shooting Course, but is also available as a two day stand alone course.

Precision Rifle

INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS AVAILABLE (Priced on hourly basis) 1 day course | ammo 250rds rifle Course Fee: Members: $275 / NonMembers $325 This course will cover the proper fundamentals of long precision marksmanship. The blocks of instruction in this course will include weapon, optic and gear selection along with tactical style marksmanship. Training will be conducted through advanced field and classroom exercises. Each practical evolution is followed up with a move advanced skill sets to help improve the long range shooters accuracy, target acquisition, ranging and terrain features. Instructors will give the students a broad overview of open range engagements with carefully outlined courses of fire. Students will learn a brief history and theory, fundamentals of marksmanship, shooting positions and construction, fundamentals of scouting, stalking/ terrain features/ mapping, target detection and selection, gear and weapons system, mil relation formula, external, internal and terminal ballistics, range cards/range estimation, range work and practical exercises.
Materials needed:

  • Rifle (rental available at range)
  • Eye Protection (available at the range)
  • Ear Protection (available at the range)
  • Hydrating device
  • Gloves (optional)

Defensive Shotgun - Home Defense

1 day course | ammo 200rds shotgun, 20rds slugs, 20rds buckshot Course Fee:  $175 ACSR Members - $200 Non-Members The Defensive Shotgun Course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a shotgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense. Students should expect to shoot approximately 200 rounds of shotgun, 20 rounds buckshot and 20 rounds slugs (ammo not provided). Course Outline - Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, clearing techniques, close range engagements, collateral damage prevention, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation.
Materials needed:

  • Remington 870 Tactical shotgun available for rent (if needed)
  • Eye Protection (available at the range)
  • Ear Protection (available at the range)
  • Hydrating device
  • Gloves (optional)

Ultimate Handgun Experience Practical Tactical Firearms

Looking at Buying a new handgun and overwhelmed by the choices?
This class is by appointment only. 4 students required 

Class time is 3.5 hours | Firearms and Ammo included 
Cost: $175 members - $200 Nonmembers 

Let Practical Tactical Firearms training company take you through the ultimate "Handgun Experience." Through this training class you will not only receive basic firearms training, but you will also learn about, load and shoot up to 20 different handguns from Glock, H&K, Sig, STI, Taurus, DiamondBack and others . . . all included in the course fee! Try out different night sights, calibers and lasers.

This course is designed to allow Practical Tactical Firearms instructors help you make an educated decision on your next handgun purchase. This course will include proper handgun handling such as: Stance, grip, breathing, trigger control, sight alignment and various reloading options

Course requirements:

  • Ball cap or hat
  • Shooting glasses
  • Ear plugs/muffs
  • Positive Attitude

Reserve your spot now! $100 non-refundable deposit required
Balance due at the start of class.

  • ACSR Offers a "Getaway" for Corporate and LE Agencies

    Is your Company or Agency looking for an external facility to hold your next training exercise or team building class? ACSR offers private meeting rooms along with private range fields to accomodate 10-200 employees. Whether you bring your own instructor or guest speaker, or hire one of ours, scheduling at ACSR will prove to be a successful move for any event. Breakfast, lunch or snacks for breakout sessions are also available.

  • Have an idea for a class? Want to get your CCW permit?
    Or do you have an instructor or company you would like to have teach a class at the range?

    Email Chuck and let him know!

    Classes are now on the Calendar

  • Haven't Sent in Your Membership Application?

    Everyone is welcome to come out any time to see what all the excitement is about. Call to schedule a Q&A session with our department Directors (i.e. Tactical Division, Medic Division, Civilian Firearms Divison, NRA, etc.) and driving everyone around the 40 acre facility for a "show and tell" tour. If you have any questions contact Chuck at (904) 808-8559.

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Combat Focus Shooting – 18 March 2017

Combat Focus Shooting – 18 March 2017

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Sig Sauer Training Academy

Sig Sauer Training Academy

SIG SAUER Academy - Phone: 603.610.3400 -Email: sigsaueracademy@sigsauer.com   FROM EXECUTIVE PROTECTION TO ACTIVE SHOOTER RESPONSE, FROM CLOSE QUARTERS COMBAT AND BASIC MARKSMANSHIP TO LONG RANGE SNIPER TRAINING, THE SIG SAUER ACADEMY HAS PROVIDED THE HIGHEST QUALITY FIREARMS AND TACTICS TRAINING AVAILABLE ANYWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES FOR MORE THAN TWO DECADES. The SIG SAUER Academy offers a . . . (Read More)

Combat Focus Instructor Conference – 2017 TBA

Combat Focus Instructor Conference – 2017 TBA

9th Annual Combat Focus Instructor Conference Description: The 9th Annual Combat Focus Shooting Instructor Conference will be held September 23-26, 2016 in St. Augustine, FL. This year’s conference will again feature both end user courses and instructor development sessions. Day 1 is for CFS Instructors and Instructor Candidates only. To be eligible to attend this day or any . . . (Read More)

Pat McNamara, TAPS Handgun & lowlight

Pat McNamara, TAPS Handgun & lowlight

TAPS Handgun & lowlight Tactical shooting requires agile and adaptive thinkers able to handle the challenges of full spectrum operations in an era of persistent conflict. To meet this requirement, TAPS delivers a comprehensive, systematic, progressive Train-the-Trainer shooting program focused on fundamental mastery and built for Law Enforcement officers, military, and qualified civilians. Designed for . . . (Read More)

Advanced Pistol Handling

Advanced Pistol Handling

The Advanced Pistol Handling course is designed to expand the circumstances and conditions under which a student can apply the skills developed in the Combat Focus® Shooting Course. This course will cover: Non-Diagnostic Linear Malfunction Drills One handed & Weak Handed Reloads One Handed & Weak Handed Malfunction Drills Presentation from the holster in 360 . . . (Read More)

Project Appleseed – Oct 15-16 & Dec 10-11, 2016

Project Appleseed – Oct 15-16 & Dec 10-11, 2016

Appleseed is a program that instructs Americans on the traditional rifle marksmanship skills that have been passed down from generation to generation, along with reconnecting today’s Americans with the people and events of the Founding era. Participants are taught fundamental rifle marksmanship skills that are required to allow a Rifleman to be accurate out to . . . (Read More)