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Provide our clients the education and skillsets necessary to obtain State, National, and Advanced firearm certifications.


NRA certified, MS Dept. of Public Safety certified, current and former law enforcement and military


FAST-Academy offers more than just the MS Enhanced Carry Classes. We offer many firearms and related classes ranging from "beginner" to "advanced" as well as critical incident trauma. We also offer private classes for individuals and groups as well.

The classroom portion of our courses are conducted in Hattiesburg right off Hwy. 98W in the Oak Grove area. The live fire portion of our courses takes place 10 minutes away on our private range.

FAST-Academy is one of the few firearms training facilities in MS that provide a legitimate classroom and private shooting range. We are the only facility of its kind located in Hattiesburg.


Instructors include NRA certified instructors, former law enforcement, former and current military, as well as a female instructor for ladies only classes. We are all certified by the MS Department of Public Safety.

We pursue ongoing firearms education and attend training classes whenever possible with the foremost instructors in the US. With decades of cumulative experience we think you will receive the highest level of contemporary training.

Our Founders Speak

"A free people ought to be armed." - George Washington

"To disarm the people is the most effectual way to enslave them." - George Mason

"Arms in the hands of citizens may be used at individual discretion in private self defense." - John Adams

"No freeman shall ever be debarred the use of arms." - Thomas Jefferson