Firearms Training and Education

Promoting safe and responsible gun ownership


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Gun Safety

Acquire the necessary education and training to safely handle firearms and ammunition.  Learn how to safely handle handguns, shotguns, and rifles.  Prepare yourself for every situation, including in home and out-of-home self defense strategy and tactics.  Courses available include:

      • Basic handgun safety
      • Advanced handgun safety
      • Rifle and Shotgun safety
      • Home defense
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Firearm Proficiency

We can connect you with a variety of courses and individualized instruction that will help you build the knowledge and skills to become a confident and proficient gun owner. Learn the “right way” to practice and continually improve your gun handling and marksmanship skills. Courses available include:

      • SLED/NRA certified CWP courses
      • NRA certified pistol and rifle courses
      • NRA certified home defense courses
      • SLED/NRA certified defensive pistol courses
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Personalized instruction to obtain your Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP) for the state of South Carolina.  Here are some helpful links for CWP information:


Crossfire Gunsmith and Firearms has developed preferred partnerships with exceptionally qualified local instructors to provide top tier training and certification

Contact a Certified Instructor

Dr. Luther Lindler owns and operates Last Man Standing Firearms Training in the Chapin area, where he has been recognized as a top-quality firearms instructor; ensuring that his students are well trained and highly satisfied.  Dr. Lindler earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1986, and has built a great reputation in his ability to teach over his 30+ year career.  He has always enjoyed shooting sports, and has competed in various local disciplines including the International Practical Shooting Confederation, steel challenge, police pistol competition and Action Shooting International.

Dr. Lindler is certified by the National Rifle Association as a basic pistol, basic rifle, personal protection inside and outside the home instructor; and is a chief range safety officer.  He is also certified by the state of South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) as a concealed weapons permit (CWP) instructor. You can connect with Dr. Lindler on his website to learn more about his personalized training and instruction offerings by clicking below…

Contact a Certified Instructor

With over 25 years of Law Enforcement experience, Cris Truluck brings significant real-world experience to his courses.  Cris began his career as a road patrol officer in Florida, where he served as a Special Weapons and Tactics Operator, rising to the rank of Assistant SWAT Commander before moving to Richland County, SC.

Cris served for several years as a Special Weapons and Tactics (SRT) sniper before continuing in the Criminal Investigator’s Division and rising to his current position as Sergeant over the Burglary Unit.  Cris has completed many Law Enforcement related courses and holds several certifications, including Law Enforcement Instructor Techniques Certification, Firearms Instructor Certification, and Active Shooter Instructor Certification.  Cris is also a National Rifle Association certified instructor, and is certified by the state of South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) as a concealed weapons permit (CWP) instructor.  You can connect with Cris via email by clicking below…