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Tactical Handgun I Course


TUITION:  $350 (No extra charge for P.O.S.T. credits (L.E.))   

Course description:

APT Firearms Academy's Tactical Handgun I Course is designed for the beginner, seasoned veteran, and anyone in between.  This course will teach and reinforce the fundamentals of shooting a handgun at a defensive distance.  The course begins in the classroom where we train the mind in self-defense, then we move to the range where we train the body in practical skill sets that will enhance the student’s survival capabilities when faced with a life-threatening situation.


This is a Missouri P.O.S.T. approved course


Topics covered:

  • Shooting stance

  • Grip

  • Sight alignment

  • Trigger press

  • Draw stroke

  • Loading

  • Reloading technique

  • Malfunction clearing

  • Use of cover

  • Multiple threat engagement


Equipment needed:

  • Handgun

  • 500 rounds of ammunition

  • Belt, holster, and magazine pouches

  • Minimum of 3 magazines / speed loaders

  • Hearing & eye protection

  • Hat

  • Note taking material

  • Sack lunch     

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