World-Class Professional Firearms Training Academy

Whether you are a first-time gun owner looking for a beginners class or an enthusiast wanting to further enhance your skills, turn to Boondocks Firearms Training Academy, LLC in Raymond, MS. We offer courses for all skill levels. Our certified firearms instructors are focused on your training, safety and education.

Pro Shop, Ranges, Facilities

BoondocksFTA™ is a world-class facility complete with a full-service Pro Shop, modern classrooms, and clean comfortable ranges and facilities.   Our Pro Shop is open to the public and offers a full line of firearms, ammunition, and gear.  We also rent all the necessary firearms and gear for any of our courses.

Gift cards/certificates are also available for purchase online or in our Pro Shop.

Our Instructors and Courses

Our instructors teach a wide range of defensive firearm courses, including handgun, shotgun, and carbine rifle classes. In addition, we offer courses in Church Security, Active Shooter, CPR/AED + first aid and self-defense. The Mississippi Enhanced Permit certification program covers the legal and ethical aspects of carrying and using a firearm to defend yourself and others.

Christmas Specials

Gift Certificates

Alumni Club Memberships

Gift Certificates (printable/email-able) and Gift Cards (debit cards) are the perfect solutions for any occasion. Boondocks offers Gift Cards in our Pro Shop as well as Gift Certificates online. The advantage of purchasing a Gift Certificate online is that you can print it out or email it to the recipient from the comfort of your own home.

10% off until December 25, 2020!

Buy Gift Certificate online

Give the Gift that Lasts All Year Long! JOIN our Alumni Club and visit the range as often as you want any day of the week* with no additional Range Fees through December 31, 2021!

Individual: $240.00 $200.00
Family: $360.00 $300.00

* BFTA Alumni Range open Wed. – Sat. 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Boondocks Pro Shop is closed on Monday & Tuesday - please call ahead to schedule a range time.

Training Tips

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Girl Talk

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Course Spotlight

  • Defensive Shooting Fundamentals
    Our Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Level 1 (DSF-L1) is a blended learning curriculum that includes the DSF-L1 online eLearning module, the DSF-L1 book, and a full day ...
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On the Hunt

  • For Guns
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What’s New

  • Boondocks FTA™ Draw Clinic
    The Boondocks FTA™ Draw Clinic is a 4-6 hour course designed to increase your Speed and Accuracy with a defensive handgun. Students will learn to become more efficient ...
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