4.8000 (25) Reviews The Special Forces Firearms Experience

BY: Shooting Training Solutions Limited

Review Breakdown
Customer Service4.7917
Training Received4.8333
Value for Money4.8333


Are you looking for an insight into the Special Forces and want to experience handling and firing weapon systems used in a safe and welcoming atmosphere?

This is the experience for you based in the UK. This one day Special Forces experience is designed for individuals or numbers of up to 4 participants. The whole experience will be hosted and run by MK (Nobby) Director of Shooting Training Solutions who will give you an insight to his 33 years in the Special Forces and be your instructor throughout your experience.

Location: South West

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5 Excellent course

Myself and my wife completed this excellent course over 2 days. The instruction was second to none and Marks professionalism shone through throughout. I would really recommend this and have already signed up for my next experience.  

4 The Special Forces Firearms Experience

I had a thoroughly enjoyable day with Mark 'Nobby' Knowles, an interesting introduction from Mark giving an insight into his career. We then went into the practical exercises, with emphasis on the safety aspects of using weapons and then the live firing, ... (read more)

5 Highly recommended

Mark is a highly knowledgeable and informative instructor, whose professional approach and experience comes through immediately. With an emphasis on safe handling and understanding of the weapon systems on the course, I found considerable and  immediate ... (read more)

5 Fantastic experience & training

I chose STS due to Mr. Knowles’s background in Special Forces. Mr. Knowles’s immense experience was clearly evident in the training we received. The instruction was clear, concise, effective and fun building from a safety-first founding principle. Eac ... (read more)

5 great course!

I thought it was a very fun and good experience with a lot of useful tips and an insight into the life in the special forces

5 Great insight to weapon handling

Had a great day with STS, Marks experience and calm demeanor makes for  easy learning of skills whilst still having a good time. Will defiantly be doing some more courses with him. if Your going to learn might as well be from the best In the buisness.   ... (read more)


This course was informative, engaging and a lot of fun. Mark is an excellent teacher and I would strongly encourage others to try this course. 

5 Weapon handling and live firing

I enjoyed the weapons handling instruction provided by Mark and the live firing of both automatic and bolt-action weapons that we did at the indoor range near Sherborne school. Mark has had a truly amazing military career that he is justifiably proud of a ... (read more)

5 Incredible Experience

This was truly the best course in learning about different weapons, the safety, how to use them responsibly and all from someone who has the most incredible experience behind his teachings. Learning from Mark is without a doubt, learning from the best. I ... (read more)

5 Highly Recommended - Fantastic Day

Professional & really down to earth guy. Could not have asked for a better day! Worth every penny. Fantastic intro course on safe handling of weapons & firing. Left me wanting more, can't wait to go back.