TAC-1: Tactical Advanced Combat
Premiere Firearms & Weapons Training

Introductory Basic Safety Course

safe start: handgun

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safe start

8 hours of Basic Handgun Safety & Handling

In partnership with Covered-6, we are excited to bring back the ever popular Safe Start program in Fall 2020!

Safe Start is divided into 2 phases.  The first phase is all classroom and practical application using a training pistol at Covered-6 indoor training center.  The second phase is reviewing the material from Phase 1 and experience live fire shooting with hands on guidance and monitoring by the instructors. 

When: November 7rd, 2020 Saturday
(Start 08:00 - 16:00 End)

Ammunition: 50 rounds
(Must provide own ammo. We do not sell ammo.)

Where: Covered 6 Training Center 868 Patriot Drive, Unit C 
Moorpark, CA 93021

Objective

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 procection. 

Prerequisite

Open to ALL

Class Format

Phase 1: Classroom orientation (4 hrs)
Phase 2: Live fire shooting range (4 hrs)

Lou Salseda Explains

The Director of Training, Lou Salseda explains TAC-1 approach to firearms training and how Safe Start can help you start with the right foot forward. TAC-1's approach is simple: Safe, Effective & Efficient (S.E.E.)

Course Subject

The following technique and concepts will be introduced at a reasonable pace for the maximum retention.

Phase 1: Safety and the Law

These concepts are instructed in classroom format

4 Basic Firearms Safety Rules

Type of guns & ammunition

LAW: Home Safety & Transporting Firearms

LAW: CA Law regarding possession, storage and transporting firearms

LAW: Brief overview of Use of Deadly Force in CA

Loading & Unloading (practical application)

Phase 2: Handgun Practical Application

Students are introduced to safe handling of their gun and familiarization of marksmanship is given in a hands on application

Review: Firearms Safety

Review Loading & Unloading

Elements of Marksmanship

SIRT Gun practical application

Trigger Drills: Live-fire (instructor monitored)

Self Application: Live-fire (instructor monitored)

Needed Gear

Phase 1  (AM)

  • Semi Auto or Revolver Pistol (unloaded)
  • NO Live Ammunition (dry practice only)
  • Dummy Rounds (5 minimum) - Also Available onsite
  • Eye protection (Prefer clear with no color or slight tint)
  • Ear protection (both outer and inner protections are recommended)
  • Note taking utensil
  • Water and snacks (also available on-site for purchase)
  • Gun bag/case to store and transport firearms

Phase 2 (PM)

    • Semi Auto Pistol (9mm, 40 cal., 45 cal.) - Rental Available
    • Ammunition (Students must bring 100 rounds)
    • Dummy Rounds (5 minimum) - Also Available onsite
    • Eye protection (Prefer clear with no color or slight tint)
    • 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*
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