Level 3: Tactical Handgun

This 2-day course picks up where Level 2: Defensive Handgun leaves off and goes more in depth into aspects of concealed carry and home defense. 

Range instruction includes:

  • Mid- and Long-Range Accuracy Drills
  • 360-Degree Awareness and Handgun Drills
  • Hostage Rescue Drills
  • Low Light Training with Flashlights
  • Building Search Technique with and without Flashlights
  • Moving and Shooting at Multiple and Moving Targets

Classroom instruction includes:

  • Taking Criminal Subjects at Gunpoint
  • Understanding the Tueller Principal (Students Participate in and Record Times, Can Be Videoed)
  • Role Play Exercises

Prerequisites: Completion of the FAS Level 2: Defensive Handgun. If you have not taken Defensive Handgun in the past few years, we recommend retaking before signing up for Tactical Handgun.

Student will be required to present a state-issued license to carry a concealed handgun, military or police identification, or other form of background check prior to participation.

TUITION: $525
$100 discount for retakes. Must register by phone to receive discount.

Tactical Handgun Equipment List:

  1. Your own handgun, 9mm or larger
  2. Three magazines or speedloaders, plus a belt holder or pouch for them.
  3. Holster with covered trigger guard (no fanny packs, appendix holsters, shoulder holsters or soft, collapsible inside-the-pants holsters, please)
  4. 500 rounds of full metal jacket (FMJ) or jacketed hollow point (JHP) ammunition
  5. Ear protection and wrap-around safety glasses (eye protection)
  6. A billed baseball cap
  7. Small, tactical flashlight
  8. A pen and notebook
  9. A set of kneepads
  10. Your lunch and beverages--we will eat during classroom lecture.
Event Event Date Capacity Register
Level 3: Tactical Handgun 03-18-2023 9:00 am 14
Level 3: Tactical Handgun 07-01-2023 9:00 am 12
Level 3: Tactical Handgun 09-30-2023 9:00 am 12

Venue - Firearms Academy Range

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