This course is designed to begin and develop skills for the student who uses all weapon systems in a tactical environment. The course is designed to teach our students how to operate weapons systems such as pistols, submachine pistols, and carabine. You will practice skills that will develop your accuracy and increase your confidence with your pistol, sub-machine gun, and carbine. This course is fast-paced with 90% practical training time to prepare students to handle the most challenging tactical shooting situations. Please read below what we are going to cover in this course.


  • GLOCK 17,
  • GLOCK19,
  • AR15,
  • AK platform,
  • B&T APC,
  • The Course is conducted using GLOCK 17 and GLOCK19.
  • Optionally, there is a possibility to request SIG SAUER P229, H&K USP, Beretta 92F.


Approximately :

  • 7.62mm – 100 rds.
  • 5.56mm – 100 rds.
  • 9mm – 200 rds

(depends on course/students progress)


This course will be taught with the use of theoretical and practical exercises. The lectures will be conducted in a classroom and on the shooting range. The Course will be given at the Minerva Training Center with the use of Minerva equipment.

Skill prerequisites

None. The candidate does not have to possess prior experience with the Firearms

Required gear

  • Tactical Belt
  • Clothing appropriate for climate and conditions
  • Shooting glasses
  • Shooting ear protection like earmuffs, earplugs


  • Firearms design and mechanics
  • Safety rules
  • Fundamentals of shooting
  • Tactical shooting principles
  • Ready positions
  • Speed emergency reload
  • Tactical reload
  • Malfunctions
  • Double shots
  • Alternate shooting positions
  • Shooting with use of cover
  • Weapon maintenance