Intro to firearms – law, fundamentals and practical

Event Date:

Feb 14, 2021

Event Time:

8:30 am

Event Location:

Wattlespring Sports Club


Don’t have a firearm yet? Then join us for this fun and informative session led by Leanie & Pieter Barnard from Athena Defence. Because it’s Valentine’s day, we decided to open up the event for couples as well. If buying two tickets, use the coupon code ATHENA-LOVE at checkout for R100 discount. So, bring your wife, husband or a friend! Afterwards there is an optional couples shotgun shoot as well as Valentine’s lunch available. There will be an extra cost for that and it can be booked directly with Wattelspring Sports Club. You can contact them on 078 722 5511 or 081 555 4423.

Our course will start at 08:30 and run until about 13:00. There is a great restaurant where you can have breakfast and lunch if you want to.

We will cover the following in our course:
– Laws around firearms and self-defence
– How to obtain a legally licensed firearm
– Basic shooting fundamentals
– Practical shooting and feedback sessions

If you have your own firearm please bring along 50 rounds of ammunition. Otherwise there will be firearms available.

All Fortis Club members receive R100 discount on our events! Please contact them for your discount code. If you’re not a member yet, sign up at

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Event F.A.Q

Do I need my own firearm?

No you don't! We have firearms that you can use. If you do have your own licensed firearm, you are welcome to bring it with 50 rounds ammo.

What should I bring?

Water; Hat; Sunscreen; Ear and eye protection if you have; otherwise we can provide; Something to snack on. There is a great restaurant if you want to have something to eat when we're done or beforehand.

I don't know anything about firearms!

Then this is for you! You really don't have to worry. We will walk you through everything and be there every step of the way. It's really just a great day out.

Event Location:

  • Wattlespring Sports Club
  • Pretoria
  • Gauteng
  • South Africa

Event Schedule Details

  • Feb 14, 2021 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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