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*

Pre-academy pistol training

Designed to introduce the police academy candidates the fundamental of law enforcement firearms training and technique to prepare them to excel in the academy. 

If you never had any firearms experience or taken any handgun safety course, try our Safe Start course.