Low Light fundamentals by MultiDimensional Warriors

Low light fundamentals Night Shoot

Shooting in low light conditions comes with it’s unique set of challenges.
MDW and False Bay Shooting Academy bring you a course that will get you started with the fundamentals of shooting effectively in low light conditions.

What will we cover
• Low light shooting techniques
• Shooting in different low light conditions
• When and when not to use your flashlight
• Using a handheld flashlight

Date: Friday Evening 16th March
Time: 6pm-10pm
Venue: False Bay Gun Club
Cost: R 450pp (MDW and law enforcement R375)
Round count 100-120 rounds
To book email admin@advancedconflict.com


See event on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/169811506980096/

SAGA News Flash


Eight justices of the Constitutional Court, our country’s highest court, will henceforth have to carefully consider the arguments made on behalf of the Minister of Police (as appellant), SA Hunters and Game Conservation Association (as defendant), Gun Free SA and Fidelity Security (both as amici curiae) and then adjudicate the case on the facts as contained in pleadings and the law. Since Judge Tolmay on 4 July 2017 ruled, among others, that sections 24 and 28 of the Firearms Control Act, No. 60 of 2000 were unconstitutional, our law requires that any finding of unconstitutionality by a High Court, needs to be confirmed by the Constitutional Court.

On behalf of the minister it was argued that the Gauteng North High Court went beyond what was proven by the applicant (SA Hunters) and that, accordingly, the ruling could not be confirmed. Counsel for SA Hunters, however, argued convincingly that there are clear gaps in the legislation, especially in the sense that no provision is made for firearm owners who had failed to timeously apply for the renewal for their licenses, to do so either during the so-called 90-days period or even after the license has expired.  Great emphasis was placed on the fact that the failure to timeously apply for the renewal of licenses criminalise such gun owners and deprive them of their ownership of their firearms. This is an argument based on constitutional principles that protect citizens against vague and irrational legislation and equal protection for all. It also guards against arbitrary deprivation of property. We are satisfied that the court understands that there are gaps in the law and that these gaps cause confusion and uncertainty among firearm owners.

The argument of GFSA was based on emotion and (again) irrelevant statistics and we are of the view that it will not contribute significantly to any finding or decision.
Fidelity’s argument coincided largely with what SAGA argued in the Gauteng High Court, namely that sections 24 and 28 were not unconstitutional, but rather that clear guidelines should be given regarding the interpretation of the provisions. These guidelines could then be utilised by parliament in redrafting the Firearms Control Act.
As expected, at the conclusion of the arguments, the court postponed the matter for consideration and to deliver judgment. Although we have no indication how long this might take, the justices are extremely hard-working and they have very high productivity rate.

Is it possible to predict the ruling of the court? It will be unethical and very irresponsible to do so.  The court will declare unconstitutional provisions of an Act only if there are no other remedies. Accordingly, even if the court does not confirm the declaration of unconstitutionality of sections 24 and 28 by the Gauteng High Court, it may nevertheless provide interpretation and guidelines for its application.
Firearm owners are reminded that it remains their responsibility to timeously apply for the renewal of their licenses or to lawfully dispose of such firearms should they no longer wish to possess them. Although the CFR sends out sms notices  to remind licensees of the imminent expiry of their licenses, it still does not happen consistently. Rather diarise the expiry dates and apply for renewal in time.


The SAGA Trust
P O Box 35203
Northway 4065
South Africa

Job Vacancy

Job Vacancy at False Bay Firearm Training Academy in Glencairn, Simonstown, Southern Peninsula

Job Description:

We are looking for a dynamic individual who is over 21 years of age and a non-smoker to join our team at False Bay Firearm Training Academy.  The company is growing in leaps and bounds and the correct person must be able to change and grow with the business. The successful candidate must be a people’s person who enjoys communicating with people from all walks of life, who has a passion for learning and for teaching.  We require someone who is hands on and willing to jump in and assist wherever needed which includes but is not limited to:


Assisting taking clients for Corporate and Experience Packages

Cleaning and general maintenance of firearms

Assisting the Gunsmith when needed

Assisting with range maintenance when needed

Assisting with stock control from time to time


A basic knowledge of firearm safety and a holder of a Competency certificate will be beneficial, but training will be provided.  The correct candidate must be able to adhere to the strict rules and regulations of the Firearm Industry.

Drivers License and own transport is essential as we are off the beaten track with little public transport to the location.


Working Hours: Monday to Friday 09h00 – 17h00 and one Weekend day a fortnight.

Salary:  Negotiable according to experience

NB: Only CV’s emailed to the address below will be considered.  Please do not send Facebook Private messages or phone in your application, as these departments are separate to Human Resources.  You will not get a response and your application will not be considered.

Please email your CV to admin@firearmtrainingacademy.co.za

One Week of intensive pistol training 4 February 2018

One week of intensive pistol training 4 February 2018

False Bay Firearm Training Academy in conjunction with SwissITA is offering a Pistol Intensive Training Workshop from 4 to 11 February 2018.  Spaces are limited so contact us now to book your space.

Participants: SwissITA members and approved guests. Basic skills with the pistol and good fitness are required.

The camp offers intensive instruction and training with the pistol. The techniques are instructed, corrected, automated and finally applied in various situations.


  • Pistol IB1+2+3
  • IDPA intro, training and competition
  • Concealed Carry
  • Advanced exercises: low light operation, vehicle defense, operating in and around houses
  • Basic introduction: unarmed self defense, first aid

Instructors: Experienced instructors from Switzerland and South Africa

For details on registration please contact keith@firearmtrainingacademy.co.za  




NEW One on One Training!

One on One Firearm Training with Alexis

BIG news! Alexis will now be offering exclusive one on one training by appointment only. We might not think it is important to know how to use a firearm. Especially if we never plan on owning one for ourselves. We don’t consider how important it is for our teen children to understand and know how to handle a firearm safely. There are many potential scenarios in life where understanding how a firearm works and how to use it will save their lives. In so many cases Dad is the one who has a self defense weapon. If you become incapacitated and the only way to protect themselves is with your firearm – will your wife or child know how to use it? What about Sports shooting? Alexis’s session is a great introduction to the world of Sport Shooting and she is proof of how far you can go with it when the bug bites. These sessions are available to anyone above the age of 12 who want to learn the basics of handling a gun in a secure and safe environment with an experienced, professional instructor. The lesson includes all safety aspects, correct stance, grip and technique. Phone Karin on 021 782 0107 to book a session.

Reddam House Learn to Shoot Workshop

Learn to shoot workshop





False Bay Firearm Training Academy recently hosted a Learn to shoot workshop for students from Reddam House. Eager minds absorbed every word as our different instructors share their individual knowledge. 

Learn to shoot course Content

Safety first with quite a bit of technical information was covered. Including trajectory, wind direction and velocity.  The practical shoot was a bit daunting at first but the kids were quickly at ease upon realizing they were in the best hands. 

Introducing sports shooting to children can form a lifelong passion and can take them on roads less travelled.  Our own Alexis Biermann has competed extensively Nationally and Internationally.  Alexis has collected a room full of Trophy’s and Medals on her travels.

Learning to shoot and safely handle firearms is something all children should eventually learn.  False Bay Firearm Training Academy will only take children from 12 years.  Whether a shooting experience like this develops into a Sports Shooting career or prevents an accident should a child ever manage to get hold of a firearm – we believe it is an important lesson to learn.

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Holiday Operating Times

Open & Closing Times for Festive Season

December Operating hours:

Monday – Saturday — 10h00 – 16h30 every day

Sundays — 10h00 – 12h30

December 24 – Sunday – close 12h30

December 25 – Monday CLOSED

December 26 – Tuesday CLOSED

December 31 – Sunday close 12h30

January operating hours moving forward:

Monday – Saturday — 10h00 – 16h30 every day

Sundays — 10h00 – 12h30

January 1st 2018 – Monday CLOSED

January 2nd 2018 – Tuesday CLOSED

Firearm Training Course for Tactical Unit Standards

False Bay Firearm Training Academy is offering a PFTC Registered Firearm Training Course for Tactical Unit Standards

Course Title:  Apply Tactical knowledge in the use of firearms – Unit Standard 123510

With:  Demonstrate Tactical proficiency with a handgun – 123513

Demonstrate Tactical proficiency with a shotgun – 123512

Demonstrate Tactical proficiency with a Self-Loading rifle or Carbine – 123518

Course Material:  ITA (international Firearm Training Academy)

The course involves theory and a huge practical component of handgun, shotgun and self-

loading rifle

Recognition:  PFTC registered. Internationally recognised

Entry Requirements:  123 Unit standards, if you do not have these they can be attained

prior to the course – please contact us for further details

Equipment:  Over and above the required firearms – Torch, knee & elbow pads, tactical

belt and vest, holster, slings and personal safety equipment

This course is an advanced level course specifically for persons who use firearms in a work

related environment or for advanced civil home/family protection.  This course focuses on

the use of firearms in high risk situations and under extreme stress. Persons attending this

course should be in reasonably good physical condition as there are a lot of physical

interactions and activity during the practical evaluations.

Instructor: Keith Biermann – ITA Training Councillor (Tc11383) PFTC Verifier (0097)

Date:  Monday 11/12/2017 (5 day duration)

Place: False Bay Firearm Training Academy operating out of False Bay Sports Shooting

Club, Glencairn, Cape Town

Cost: R5700 – a 50% deposit is required to secure your place

Contact: Keith 082 774 0063/ keith@firearmtrainingacademy.co.za

Ammo requirements:

Handgun 400 rounds min (Qualification shoot is 50 rounds)

Shotgun 300 Rounds min (Qualification shoot is 20 rounds)

Self-loading rifle 400 Rounds min (Qualification shoot is 50 rounds)


Dirty Boots Adventure

Cape Town Action Shooting

Action shooting has grown in popularity in the past few years. False bay Gun Club is the perfect venue with great views over the bay and friendly professional staff. Target shooting generates a seriously high dosage of adrenaline and satisfaction. Johan Radcliffe False Bay Firearm Training Academy Debbi Biermann Love Cape Town #dirtyboots #capetown #actionshooting #shootingrange
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Posted by Dirty Boots Adventure Guide on Tuesday, October 31, 2017