Introduction to Defensive Handgun

P1(a) is where you build your fundamental basic. Solid foundation will ensure strong skills to build upon.

TAC-1 Videos


  • Semi Auto Pistol (9mm, 40 cal., 45 cal.)
  • 200 rds Ammunition ( Students must provide own ammo.)
  • Holster (cheap nylon holsters or holsters that does not fully protect the trigger or holster that releases the firearm with the trigger finger are not allowed)
  • 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)
  • Box lunch (30 min lunch break)
  • Gun bag/case to store and transport firearms
  • Folding Chair for your comfort*


Intro to Defensive Handgun


Start off right with Pistol-1(a).  This module is packed with information that even a season shooter can learn from.  Always start a book from chapter 1.  All of the pistol modules are based on the foundation taught in Pistol-1(a).