2014 Courses from  

Joella Bates
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Increase the odds you will prevail should you have to make the decision to use deadly force for the purpose of self defense . . . enroll in an advanced course offered only by Certified Instructors in your area!

Students must have completed SFWA’s Handgun Safety Course (standard with participation in the TN Carry Permit Course)

Each course is 4 to 6 hours with snacks and refreshments provided

Bring a friend or spouse for only $50 or less! (pre-registration required)

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Handgun Anatomy & Cleaning 101  


Handgun Defensive Tactics


Handgun Laser Training, Tips & Techniques


Personal Protection at Home


What Women Want


Practice, Power and Precision


TN Law for Handgun Carry Permit Holders

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are interested in a course but the dates scheduled for the course of your choice do not work for your schedule, please email us and we will put you on an alternate date list which will be offered at a time more suited to you and others! Donations for confirmed seats to participate in an SFWA course are non-refundable; however should you register for a course and have a schedule conflict later, you may EMAIL us and we will gladly move you to another class date!



SFWA University is for those who are interested in taking their skills to a higher level—either as an individual or an instructor.
—Rob and Susan Rexrode

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