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ATS is open to EVERYONE.

The sport of Tactical rifle and pistol shooting is quite simply the use of practical equipment and your surroundings, including proper cover and concealment to solve simulated scenarios. Shooters involved in ATS are encouraged to use practical rifles, handguns, holsters and gear.

ATS will help participants in the sport of tactical shooting develop safer habits and improve the skills necessary to handle firearms. We practice a variety of drills that will allow you to shoot under a variety of scenarios. You will learn to use timing and command decision-making in the most dynamic ways possible. Anyone is welcome to suggest something they would like to try and the organizers will do their best to work it into the program.

It is important to note that ATS is organized by volunteers with a desire to improve their gun handling, and provide a place and time to build confidence in those skills. There are no timers, scores or trophies, only a positive group dynamic, a forum to discuss and critique points amongst other members of the group and most importantly HAVE SOME FUN.

ATS generally tries to operate on an RSVP system. If you are interested in coming out and participating please contact us prior so that we can run through some of the requirements and discuss the training for that evening. If you are a member of AFGC and are an experienced rifle or pistol shooter feel free to swing by and check out the training. The range is open for observation to ALL AFGC members during ATS meetings. If you are not a member of AFGC and are interested in coming out and observing please contact Claude Murdoch prior to the ATS meeting.


Holster or Sling.


Ear protection
Eye protection
Sturdy shoes


Knee pads
Elbow pads

Chairman: Igor Radvan
Email: ats@afgc.ca

In memory of Claude Murdoch, Mentor, Instructor, Friend. Your fight is over now but you will always be remembered by your friends at Abbotsford Fish and Game Club.

ATS Update September 2022

0930 Setup, safety and medplan review! With four shooters on the line, started ATS Sunday with accuracy practice at 5 meter line, moving further away from the targets while reloading, changing positions and transitioning from strong to support side! All three platforms were used, a good time was had by all! Upcoming courses this year: [...]

By |2022-09-09T09:52:04-07:00September 9th, 2022|A.T.S.|0 Comments

ATS Update 2022 August

With the sun in the sky and four shooters on the line, we started this month's Sunday ATS with the set up, med plan and four fundamental rules! Accuracy practice with pistol on the paper at five meter line adding movements with transition between strong and support hands, and moving further away from the targets.Added [...]

By |2022-08-05T08:15:04-07:00August 5th, 2022|A.T.S.|Comments Off on ATS Update 2022 August

ATS Update 2022 July

This was a sunny and hot ATS day! Started at 9:30am setting up, med plan and four fundamental rules! Accuracy practice on paper adding basic movements with transition between strong and support sides. Added 9-hole VTAC wall to the mix and finished the day with the six-box drills. Upcoming courses this year: September 24-25, 2022 [...]

By |2022-07-08T08:15:10-07:00July 7th, 2022|A.T.S.|Comments Off on ATS Update 2022 July

ATS Update 2022 June

Another great ATS day on Sunday! Went back to the basics and practiced all three platforms. Started with accuracy practice, then added basic movements with transition to secondary, switching between strong and weak sides. Finished the day with the four-box drills. We are looking at getting at least a couple of courses booked still for [...]

By |2022-06-03T08:33:27-07:00June 3rd, 2022|A.T.S.|2 Comments

ATS Update 2022 May

It was great to be back on the range, thanks to everyone involved getting our club up and running again! Four people joined this year's first ATS weekend. We started with Blue gun practice first thing in the morning, and slowly moved to the advanced practice in the afternoon. As everyone learned that morning, this [...]

By |2022-05-05T20:44:49-07:00May 4th, 2022|A.T.S.|Comments Off on ATS Update 2022 May

ATS Report April 2022

As for the last a few months have nothing to report- we’re looking forward to that changing, for the month of April! ATS seacan is once again organized and ready to go. We are in the process of replacing a number of items lost in the flood and if all goes well, we’ll be ready [...]

By |2022-04-08T07:38:54-07:00April 8th, 2022|A.T.S.|Comments Off on ATS Report April 2022

AFGC-ATS December Report

Similar to the other subclubs, ATS has nothing good to report for the month of November. The ATS team is anxious to hear the word from the club so we can join the cleanup and rebuilding to get our range up and running again. As with others, a detailed list of destroyed items is to follow; [...]

By |2021-12-03T09:08:58-08:00December 3rd, 2021|A.T.S.|1 Comment

ATS Update November 2021

In lieu of the regular ATS Day, we were hosting Veritac's DSTO course over the weekend. 9 Shooters joined the course including three ATS members. It was very good to see the level of training of this group exceeded expectations. As a result, we went far and beyond what previous DSTO courses were able to [...]

By |2021-11-05T08:40:42-07:00November 5th, 2021|A.T.S.|Comments Off on ATS Update November 2021

ATS Report October 2021

We had another great ATS day on September 26th. Six shooters on the line practicing advanced movements and engaging targets from behind cover, on the move, and using kneeling and prone positions.   Octobers ATS day is superseded by the last Veritac course for the 2021, October 22nd through 24th on Range 3. We [...]

By |2021-10-08T09:06:47-07:00October 8th, 2021|A.T.S.|Comments Off on ATS Report October 2021

ATS September 2021 Report

Sunday was a ‘going back to the basics’ day... 8 shooters on the line; started the ATS day with a pistol accuracy practice and slowly adding the shotgun and switching to the rifles in the afternoon. Practiced standing, kneeling, sitting, prone and all the way back up routine; turns; acquiring targets on the move, and walking/shooting. [...]

By |2021-09-02T08:05:39-07:00September 2nd, 2021|A.T.S.|Comments Off on ATS September 2021 Report

ATS Update August 2021

Another great ATS weekend hosting Veritac's SFTP3 Pistol course. 10 shooters on the line started on Saturday morning going over admin, med plan and schedule for the weekend. Great course for anyone looking to build a solid base for tactical pistol shooting and increase existing skills. August ATS is on 22nd. The day's schedule will vary depending [...]

By |2021-08-05T13:39:16-07:00August 5th, 2021|A.T.S.|Comments Off on ATS Update August 2021

ATS Report for June 2021

The day started with setup at 9AM and went live at 10AM. 7 mixed levels of shooters on the line. The first round was a warm -up to see where everyone was, skill wise, and then we moved into positional shooting and turns. Advanced to shooting on the move, single shooter at a time [...]

By |2021-07-08T09:25:55-07:00July 8th, 2021|A.T.S.|Comments Off on ATS Report for June 2021
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