the most comprehensive gun safety and marksmans​hip class in the market

Safe Start is designed to ensure that you feel comfortable firing your first shot giving you the positive experience.  We believe that your first shot is the most important round fired in learning how to shoot and to enjoy firearms.  We will guide you every step of the way to make sure you understand the elements needed to be successful. 

$220 8 hrs

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Safe Start programs  

The program is designed to provide a quick hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to legal concept of gun ownership and home/personal projection. 

Firearms LAW*

  • Brief overview of Use of Deadly Force. Law of possession, storage and transporting firearms.

Pistol & Ammunition

  • Types of guns & ammunition, how to select firearms and caliber, function of semi-auto pistol. 


  • Home Safety & Transporting Firearms, small children and firearms, storage and staging firearms, legal and financial liability.


  • Loading & Unloading (practical application), racking and guiding the slide. Loading ammunition into magazines. 


  • Learning the basic elements of marksmanship including stance, grip, aiming and shooting.

Live Fire Application

  • One-on-One session with an instructor to shoot live ammunition.  Enjoy fun drills and final friendly competition for bragging rights and a special gift. 

*​Court Mandated Gun Safety Training

Safe Start Gun Safety class is sufficient to fulfill requirements for court mandated gun safety training. 
If you have an upcoming court date, our course may be just what you need.

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"I started my adventure with in January of 2018 with the Safe Start Class (get over my fear of guns) and this photo was my first private lesson with my new Glock 19. I went from being extremely fearful of firearms to loving it and training any chance I get. I have learned so much and have made such great friends at Tac-1 that I am very grateful for!" Andreea C.