SAFTEA F.A.S.T. Carbine

carbinefast2The goal of the Second Amendment Foundation Training Division's “F.A.S.T Carbine” course is to provide the student with a solid foundation in basic knowledge of Carbine "Fundamentals and Safety Training" on your specific Carbine, a basic understanding of ammunition and how it functions as well as shooting fundamentals.

A person new to the use of a firearm for personal defense typically has a broad range of questions and is faced with learning a number of skills that are critical in the safe use of a firearm – in this case a Carbine. F.A.S.T Carbine is specifically designed to provide a person new to Carbines the opportunity to gain that knowledge and learn the basics of operation, cleaning and maintenance, safety and much more in a convenient 4 hour course. “F.A.S.T Carbine” is also meant as an introductory course for students new to carbines prior to taking SAFTEA Defensive Carbine 1.

SHOOT NJ provides everything you that you need for this class: Light breakfast, lunch, coffee, water, manuals, range fees, ammunition, use of our firearms, targets, hearing and sight protection.

A number of topics will be covered in “F.A.S.T Carbine”. These include but are not limited to:

  •  Safe handling of your firearm.
  •  Gun Safety Rules
  •  Safe Storage of your firearm and ammunition.
  •  Basic components of a your Carbine
  •  Operation of your Carbine
  •  Shooting Fundamentals
  •  Clearing Common Carbine Stoppages
  •  Selecting a Carbine and Ammunition
  •  Cleaning and Maintain your Carbine

Range wear

  • Comfortable clothing
  • Shoes – comfortable with sufficient support to permit a full range of motion. No sandals or flip-flops.
  • Long Pants (Below knee)
  • Shirt With Higher Collar or tight neck (Nothing low cut)
  • Baseball Cap (recommended)
  • Dress for outside seasonal weather

Class FAQ

  • Can I bring my own firearm? Yes, but you must use your own ammo. (Insurance)
  • Can I bring a friend/wife/children to watch? No (Insurance)
  • Can I bring my own food? Yes, we have a refrigerator and micro wave.
  • Can a minor attend a class? Yes, a paying parent or guardian must also attend.
  • What is the minimum age for a minor to attend? 10 years old is the ranges minimum age.
  • Can I bring my dog? No, unless it is a well-trained service dog. Service Dog Page


 Classes are removed once they are full or at the cut off date:


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