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About SAFT


Email us at: Contact@SanAntonioFirearmsTraining.com


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The staff at San Antonio Firearms Training are all experienced instructors that are united by their personal belief
that just about anyone can learn to use a firearm in a safe and effective manner and their passion to teach proven techniques
to everyone who wants to learn to use a gun.


Chris Anda

 Chris at San Antonio Firearms Training CHL Course

Chris has been shooting since the first grade. After graduating high school Chris enlisted in the Marine Corps and served 4 years in the Marine Infantry field. After leaving the Marines and attending college Chris returned to the Marine Corps and spent another 8 years as a Reconnaissance Marine with 1st Recon Battalion. During his time in the corps he received operational experience in most every type of environment. Upon leaving the Marine Corps in 2006 Chris began teaching both civilian and military personnel as well as attending shooting classes whenever the opportunity arose in order to further his own shooting and teaching skills.  Chris also shoots competitively as time allows.  Chris works part time for an international training company teaching Battlefield Trauma Care, Tactical Driving, Unimproved Road Driving, and Shooting.

Chris is a licensed Peace Officer in the State of Texas.


Julie Anda

Julie at San Antonio Firearms Training CHL Course

Julie has been teaching concealed handgun and other courses for shooters of all skill levels.  She shoots competitively in local matches regularly.


Dale Hunter

Dale at San Antonio Firearms Training CHL Course

Dale began his shooting career at an early age and has competed in various shooting sports including: Smallbore Rifle and Pistol Bullseye, Smallbore Rifle Metallic Silouette, and CMP Service Rifle (Expert). In later years he branched into action pistol sports and is currently ranked as Master class in IDPA SSP division as well as Master in USPSA Production division.

Dale has applied his skills on and off the range in the security field which included site and personal security details for various clients. Dale is also currently an adjunct instructor with Haley Strategic Partners which instructs firearms and advanced applications on the national level.

Dale is currently serving in the Texas National Guard.


Eric Scott

Eric at San Antonio Firearms Training CHL Course

The son of a U.S. Border Patrol agent, Eric started shooting at 7 years of age. After growing up shooting mainly pistols, Eric joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served for three years as a Reconnaissance Marine in Bravo Co. 1st Reconnaissance Battalion. There he became proficient with many weapon systems to include the M-2 .50 Cal Heavy machine gun, MK-19 belt-fed grenade launcher, M203 rifle mounted grenade launcher, M240/M249 machine guns, the M16/M4 small arms weapon systems and the M9 side arm. Along with the weapons handling, came a wide array of operational training in the fields of long range patrolling, both foot-mobile and vehicle mounted, greenside reconnaissance operations, combat life saver training, airborne operations, amphibious assault training, observation and information gathering, land navigation and (CQB) team tactics. After completing his enlistment in the Marine Corps, Eric went on to do many different jobs in the civilian job sector as well as private security overseas.

Eric also teaches Firearms, Tactical Driving, Unimproved Road Course Driving and various other courses for an international training company as well as teaching here at SAFT locally.

Eric is a TCOLE licensed Peace Officer in the State of Texas.

Additionally, Eric has had a beard and knows what it takes to wear one proudly.



Class Cancellations


While we make every effort to honor the posted class schedule, SAFT reserves the right to cancel any class at any time for any reason.  Classes are generally cancelled due to weather issues which also create safety issues, but are occasionally cancelled because the class has not reached the minimum number of enrolled students.  Enrolled students will be rescheduled.  So long as other classes are or will be available for reschedule, refunds will not be provided due to cancellations.


Refund & Reschedule Policy

SAFT will happily refund any fees for training with a 15 day notification in writing (email is preferred) prior to the initially scheduled class time.   In cases where such notification is not provided, or the student has rescheduled previously, SAFT will reschedule the class or such fees shall be forfeit solely at SAFT's discretion.  SAFT will charge a fee of $20.00 or an amount equal to the range fee for that class, whichever is greater, for reschedule of no shows for classes or notifications inside of the 7 day window.  This is due to the fact that these actions result in other students being turned away from class.  After one reschedule, any further reschedules will occur solely at the discretion of SAFT and are subject to a reschedule fee regardless of notification or reason.  Transactions processed due to customer error, or failure to read the course description or terms and conditions may be used as store credit for additional training or gifted to others, but are not subject to refund. 



Shipping Policy

Our credit card processor requires that we point out the obvious:  We do not ship any items.  We do not think that you will be happy with any training that we ship to you.


Privacy Statement

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We may collect the following information:

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·         contact information including email address

·         demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests

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·         We may provide your information to our third party partners for marketing or promotional purposes.

·         We will never give away or sell your information.



We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


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Recent Updates


Our newsletter will update you on legal updates in the State of Texas, the occasional class addition or openings, provide discount codes for our and other vendors items, and include some examples of defensive and legal stories in the news.

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