APDS is a full-service firearms and self-defense educational facility dedicated to training the beginner student through instructor credentialing in multiple shooting disciplines. All training courses offered are nationally accredited. We specialize in training families for real-world civilian defense in and outside of the home. Everything is provided for our basic classes including firearms and ammunition or you may bring your own. APDS offers church security team and active shooter training. Our multiple training teams feature one male and one female credentialed instructor in every class to provide a comfortable and heightened learning experience! There is something for everyone at the Academy of Personal Defense and Security.