The handgun is probably the most versatile and practical of all small arms. At times when it’s not feasible to have a rifle or shotgun, a handgun is easily accessible. With proper training, tactics and mindset, the handgun can be a natural extension of your arm. At Phoenix Tactical Solutions, we take pride in tailor making a course which meets your specific requirements. Whether you’re a special forces operator or a civilian, we have the requisite tools to enhance and improve your shooting skills and tactics.
Course Requirements (Apply to all except Low Light)
Clients should have eye (for day and dark) and ear protection. A good holster (preferably kydex), belt and magazine carrier (with belt loops). Knee and elbow protection are suggested. A semiautomatic handgun (9mm or higher caliber). At least 3 magazines. Cargo pants (with large cargo pockets) and a sturdy belt (1/2" or 3/4") arerecommended. We also suggest shirts that are adequately long so that theycan be tucked in. Footwear with adequate ankle support is ideal. A hat and sun screen. A small bag to carry your equipment. Clothing for seasonal weather. Adequate water and snack/lunch. At least 300 rounds of factory ammunition. WE CAN PROVIDE AMMUNITION, HANDGUN AND EQUIPMENT FOR A FEE.
Special Rate: $125 for a 4 hour class which includes handgun, holster, magazines and magazine pouch rental (ammunition cost is extra and not included). Rifle and shotgun rental is $40.00 per class.
DEF-TAC Handgun I
Safe gun handling
Standard fighting stance
Holster presentations & holstering - presenting your weapon safely
Controlled pairs - fast and more accurate follow-up shots using trigger reset
Shooting from the ³ready position² (the most used combat position)
Tactical and emergency reloads
Post engagement after-actions
Lectures - situational awareness, ballistics, incapacitation, failure to stop
DEF-TAC Handgun II
High speed holster presentations against single and multiple targets
Advanced marksmanship techniques
Fighting stances - standard, rear, support side and firing side engagements
Multiple targets engagements in move-and-shoot scenarios
Engaging moving targets from the holster
Speed, emergency, and tactical reloads
After-engagement, immediate-actions drills
Type 1, 2 & 3 malfunction clearance
DEF-TAC Handgun III
Close and intermediate contact engagements
Defending multi-directional attacks
Retreating while engaging multiple opponents with sustained fire
Assaulting through hostiles in shoot - no shoot scenarios
Multiple assault courses requiring shoot-on-the-move tactics
Emergency and tactical reloads executed while moving
Use of cover and concealment
DEF-TAC Handgun IV
Timed multiple-adversary engagements
Support side, firing side and rear close/intermediate and lunging engagements
Stationary and moving one hand engagements (firing and support hand)
Man-on-man against single and multiple targets
Timed hostage rescue engagements
DEF-TAC Handgun V
Room entry tactics
Searching and engaging multiple adversaries in house-clearing ops
"Dynamic" room clearing techniques
"Cutting-the-Pie" room clearing techniques
Low light urban environment engagements
DEF-TAC Handgun Low Light
The FBI in the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) reflects that most shootings - approximately 80% - occur in low light conditions. After this class, you’ll have no fear of low light engagements and you will feel in command of your residence at night.
Handgun light techniques: Harries and Wilson-Rogers
Holster presentation of pistol and combat light
Low-light search techniques
Multiple target engagements using weapon and combat light
Weapon-mounted light training
Light shield techniques
Tactical reloading and emergency reloading executions
Shoot house tactics
Course attendees should have eye (for day) and ear protection. A good holster (preferably kydex), belt and magazine carrier (with belt loops). Knee and elbow protection are suggested. A flashlight and spare batteries. A semiautomatic handgun (9mm or higher caliber). At least three magazines. A
hat and sun screen. A small bag to carry your equipment. Clothing for seasonal weather. Adequate water and snack/dinner. At least 300 rounds of factory ammunition. WE CAN PROVIDE HANDGUN AND EQUIPMENT FOR A FEE.
DEF-TAC Handgun Armorer
Familiarity with your weapon, understanding how it operates and learning how to detail strip it will make you one with your weapon.
Learn how to detail strip your Glock from a Certified Glock Armorer.
Learn how to detail strip your CA legal assault rifles and shotguns.