This 1 day/8 hr course is designed to introduce basic handgun shooting to beginning shooters who had never received any formal firearms training. The emphasis is on basic handgun training and safety, moral and legal aspects of firearms use, firearms nomenclature, weapons handling and shooting fundamentals.
This course will develop the basics of safety on and off the range, principles of personal defense, use of deadly force, combative mind-set, situation awareness, basic ballistics in handgun marksmanship through demonstration and practice. Participants will learn safe loading and unloading, chamber checking, drawing the firearm from the holster, a malfunction clearance, proper elements of marksmanship assessing and scanning.
February 29th 2020 Sun. 0800-1630 hrs (#200229P1a) Open
April 18th 2020 Sat. 0800-1630 hrs (#200418P1a) Open
July 25th 2020 Sat. 0800-1630 hrs (#200725P3) Pending
Ammunition: Approx. 250 rounds minimum
A Place to Shoot Range: 33951 San Francisquito Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, CA 91390 (661) 296-5552
The objective is to provide adequate knowledge to own and operate a handgun safely for personal protection.
None/Open to all students & CCW welcomed. TAC-1 SAFE START is highly recommended
This (8 hrs) one day training will be held in class room and on live fire range:
Lunch : 30 minutes
Live Fire Shooting: 5 hours
From $195 - 8 hours
P1 Science of Shooting
TAC-1 has deciphered the secrets of marksmanship to a science. Some of the information provided to make your shot accurate and fast will not hear anywhere else. We pride on our teachings of Elements of Marksmanship and you will immediately see the result!
P-1(a) Course Subject
The following technique and concepts will be introduced.
Students are introduced to basic safety and brief overview of the CA firearms law
4 Basic Firearms Safety Rules
Principles of personal defense
Use of deadly force (law)
Selecting the right weapon and basic ballistics
Students are introduced to the concept of basic weapon operation.
Drawing and exhibiting handguns from holster
Safe loading and unloading
Trigger Control & Dry Presses
Ready positions (Low Ready and Compressed Ready)
Elements of Marksmanship
Live Fire & Combat Shooting
Students are introduced to the concept of Live Fire & Combat Shooting
Assessing and scanning - situational awareness
Trigger Drills and Marksmanship
Basic malfunction clearing
Shooting at various distances
Combined skill evaluation & qualification
Prepare yourself to be successful in police academy training by the real academy instructors.
Whether you are applying for LAPD, LASD, CHP or any other local agencies, taking TAC-1's Pre-Academy training will ensure that you will be ready and
confident to excel in any police academy firearms training. Let TAC-1 teach you
the basic fundamental and proper LE firearms manipulation that will will be consistent with most LE programs
and last you career long when confronted by deadly encounter.
- Semi Auto Pistol (9mm, 40 cal., 45 cal.)
- Ammunition (Students must provide own ammo)
- Sturdy belt
- Magazines (4 or more recommended)
- Magazine pouch (holds to magazines)
- Dummy Rounds (5 minimum)
- Eye protection (Prefer clear with no color)
- Ear protection (both outer and inner protections are recommended)
- Cap or Hat (highly recommended)
- Appropriate attire for weather & flying hot brass
- Marking Pen (Sharpies)
- Water and snacks (also available on-site for purchase)
- Gun bag/case to store and transport firearms
- Folding Chair for your comfort*
**Upon registration, students are provided with a Discount Code courtesy of LA Police Gear for all of their shopping need on www.lapolicegear.com!
A Place to Shoot Range 33951 San Francisquito Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, CA 91390
Class info: (661) 857-7722