Fred Schnitzspahn
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FPS Firearms Instructor Training and Security Consulting LLC

Fred Schnitzspahn

10 Years Instructing

Phone: 440 263 7432

Email: bikingfred@gmail.com

Background: Civilian, Former Military, Instructor, Gov’t Employee / Contractor

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About FPS Firearms Instructor Training and Security Consulting LLC

Fred Schnitzspahn is a retired U.S. Army Colonel with extensive tactical and strategic experience in his 27 years of military service.  He is also retired from Ohio State Government service.  Fred holds expert ratings in pistol and rifle from the Army and was awarded the highest shooting medal from the German Army while on duty there.  He has a Concealed Handgun License, has completed Advanced handgun training Levels I, II, & III at the Tactical Defense Institute (TDI), Tactical Rifle, Defensive Pistol, Active Shooter, and Extreme Close Quarters Combat at a Central Ohio Firearms Training Academy, Fred is an NRA Chief Range Safety Officer and is also an Ohio Peace Officers Training Commission (OPOTC) approved Firearms Safety Officer.  As a National Rifle Association Instructor and Training Counselor he teaches and certifies NRA Trainers in: Pistol, Advanced Pistol, Personal Protection in the Home and Personal Protection Outside the Home, Rifle, and Home Firearm Safety. The Ohio Crime Prevention Association has awarded him a Certification in Crime Prevention.  Fred is a member of The National Rifle Association, The Ohio Concealed Carry Associatioin and The Buckeye Firearms Association.  He holds degrees in Education and Business Management from The Ohio State University and Franklin University respectively.

 

Courses Taught

CCW, Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Rifle, NRA Courses, Active Shooter Response Training, In Home Defense Training, Scenario Based Training, Instructor Training Courses, Seminars / Lectures, Other

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Certifications

Certifications:

  1. Advanced handgun training Levels I, II, & III at the Tactical Defense Institute (TDI)
  2. Tactical Rifle, Defensive Pistol, Active Shooter, and Extreme Close Quarters Combat at a Central Ohio Firearms Training Academy
  3. Certified Crime Prevention Specialist from The Ohio Crime Prevention Association
  4. Heartsaver ® First Aid/CPR/AED from The American Heart Association
  5. National Rifle Association Instructor and Training Counselor that trains NRA Instructors in: Pistol, Advanced Pistol, Personal Protection in the Home and Outside the Home, Rifle, Home Firearm Safety and Chief Range Safety Officer.

 

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Policies

Cancellation Policy

If we cancel a class for any reason, your fees will be returned to you.

Reschedule Policy

If you or we reschedule a course you will be given priority registration consideration

Refund Policy

  • If you do not show for a scheduled class and do not notify us then any and all fees are forfeited
  • If you have an emergency and notify us before the class begins you are excused and we retain only our overhead costs such as materails and administrative costs associated with the course
  • If you do not notify us until after the class begins, any and all fees are forfeited 

Courses

Intermediate

Advanced

Active Shooter Response Training

Scenario Based Training

Security Training & Certification

Other