AFTA Was Founded in 1981 – 32 Years Of Experience!


AFTA is proud of our history… we pioneered firearms training in Central Ohio – even BEFORE Ohio created concealed-carry permits!

Students age from 15 – 86 years old

Our Firsts

First to offer private in-home study

First to offer Advanced tactical/home defense training

First to consolidate NRA certified firearms instructors with police officers, lawyers and security consultants to teach civilians and victims of crimes how to defend themselves and their families using NRA firearms training programs

First to develop a shooting club from the graduates of our programs and make it a family outing

First to accommodate handicapped students, seniors, women and Boy Scouts of America troop leaders

First to offer free home security consultation for students and include local security companies to offer options for home and office security

First to offer home study programs and in-home instructions for students and victims of crime

First to offer reloading clinics for club members

First to work with local police departments to get victims of crime self defense training and home security upgrades