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AR-15 Armorer's Course Description (Click Here)

Spartan Firearms & Tactical, Inc. 3 day AR15 Armorer Course is a comprehensive course on the AR15 weapon system. At the completion of this class you will have the skills and knowledge necessary to perform proper assembly/ disassembly, barrelling procedures, perform routine maintenance, building platforms and inspections. You will have a better understanding of the cycle of operation and how to troubleshoot component problems and keep your weapon operational. Students will also learn about gas port sizing and component specifications. 

 

Instructor Email: [email protected]

 

 

Pistol 101 Course
"The Handgun 101"

New and Experienced gun owners seeking familiarity and comfort, as well as those wanting to try something different and learn a new skill (s), will find this course to be the good starting point and foundation.

This course provides hands-on training and the basic knowledge necessary to safely handle, load, fire, and maintain most types of semi-automatic pistols. Classroom and range time offer ample opportunity to achieve the skills for success in a casual, non-judgemental enviornment. Check with your local issuing agency for more details.

Course Information

Open Course: Law Enforcement/Military/Law Abiding Citizens

Duration: 1 Day (8.5 hours)

Firearm: Pistol

Course Cost: $165.00 (group discounts available)

Age Restrictions: Must be at least 21 years old to attend.

Equipment List:

  • Semi-Auto Handgun (.32 ACP-.45ACp)
  • 250 Rounds of Factory Ammunition (No Reloads Allowed)
  • At least 3 magazines for your weapon
  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Holster (OWB, IWB, Appendix)
  • Beverages
  • Protection from the Elements (water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Proper Clothing (no sandles or open toe shoes)
  • Pen/Pencil & Paper
  • Open Mind

If you or your organization is intrested in hosting a course, please email us at [email protected]

Handgun Combative Level 1

The two-day Handgun Combative Level 1 Course is designed to provide the shooter with a good understanding of firearms safety and introduces students to the core skills required to safely handle, carry and operate the pistol. Students will gain valuable knowledge about ammunition selection, limitations and capabilities of the pistol. Students will be challenged with techniques that are designed to create a solid foundation of shooting fundamentals and increase the shooters overall ability with the pistol.

Course Description

Open Course: Law Enforcement/Military

Duration: 2 Day (16.5 hours)

Firearm: Pistol

Course Cost: $285.00 (group discounts available)

Equipment List:

  • Semi-Auto Duty Pistol Handgun (9mm -.45ACp)
  • 600 Rounds of Factory Ammunition (No Reloads Allowed)
  • At least 3 magazines for your weapon
  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Holster (duty rated), Duty Gear, or Battlebelt
  • Ballastic Vest
  • Beverages
  • Protection from the Elements (water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Proper Clothing (no sandles or open toe shoes)
  • Pen/Pencil & Paper
  • Open Mind

If you or your organization is intrested in hosting a course, please email us at [email protected]

Handgun Combative Level 2 (Advanced)

The objective of this course is to increase the existing individual skills of each student in combative pistol fighting. Students will be introduced to new concepts and skills designed to increase speed, efficiency and accuracy while maintaining a focus on the combat application of each drill. This course is physically and mentally demanding. Students will be required to participate in all aspects of training. Due to the high intensity and skill level for this course, students must have attended Combative Pistol Level 1 class prior to admittance or a simialr course. 

Course Description

Open Course: Law Enforcement/Military

Duration: 2 Day (16.5 hours)

Firearm: Pistol

Course Cost: $295.00 (group discounts available)

Must have attended Level 1 or similar to be admitted into this course.

Equipment List:

  • Semi-Auto Duty Pistol Handgun (9mm -.45ACp)
  • 700 Rounds of Factory Ammunition (No Reloads Allowed)
  • At least 3 magazines for your weapon
  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Holster (duty rated), Duty Gear, or Battlebelt
  • Ballastic Vest
  • Beverages
  • Protection from the Elements (water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Proper Clothing (no sandles or open toe shoes)
  • Pen/Pencil & Paper
  • Open Mind

If you or your organization is intrested in hosting a course, please email us at [email protected]

Way of the Rifle Level 1

This is an entry level course for carbine/sub gun shooters. This class is designed for those who have not had any formal or minimal instruction. Topics covered include safety, stance, zeroing for iron sights and optics, sight alignment and trigger control. Familiarization with their weapons platform; includes field stripping and maintenance. Other subject matter that is covered includes reloads, presentation, shooting positions, and introduction to different skill drills including dry fire and bullseye shooting. We recommed this course for the novice or minimal skill level shooter. 

Course Description

Open Course: Law Enforcement/Military/Law Abiding Citizens

Duration: 2 Day (16.5 hours)

Course Cost: $295.00 (group discounts available)

Equipment List:

  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Semi-Auto Rifle (AR-15, 300 Blackout, 7.62×39) or Sub Gun
  • 700 Rounds of Ammo (No Reloads)
  • 3 Magazines At Minimum
  • Chest Rig or Mag Pouches Highly Recommended 
  • Sling Highly Recommended 
  • Beverages
  • Protection from the Elements (water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Proper Clothing (no sandles or open toe shoes)
  • Pen/Pencil & Paper
  • Open Mind
  • If you or your organization is intrested in hosting a course, please email us at [email protected]

Way of the Rifle Level 2

This course is for shooters who have had at least a basic carbine class, Way of the Rifle Level 1 or any other accredited instructor (must provide proof prior to class). This course is an advanced level and will include: introduction to timed fired drills and evaluations based on advanced skill levels, night fire drills will depend on time of year and range. This course is considered high speed and will focus on weapons manipulations, mag changes under stress, shooting from cover and concealment. 

Course Description

Open Course: Law Enforcement/Military/Law Abiding Citizens

Duration: 2 Day (16.5 hours)

**Must Have completed Way of the Rifle Level 1 or other advanced course to attend.**

Course Cost: $395.00 (group discounts available)

Equipment List:

  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Semi-Auto Rifle (AR-15, 300 Blackout, 7.62×39) or Sub Gun
  • 1,000 Rounds of Ammo (No Reloads)
  • 3 Magazines At Minimum
  • Chest Rig or Mag Pouches Highly Recommended 
  • Sling Highly Recommended 
  • Beverages
  • Protection from the Elements (water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Proper Clothing (no sandles or open toe shoes)
  • Pen/Pencil & Paper
  • Open Mind
  • If you or your organization is intrested in hosting a course, please email us at [email protected]

Tactical Courses 

 

 

CQB "Close Quarters Battle" Level 1

**This course is designed for patrol officers or tactical teams.**

The CQB Fundamentals Course is designed to teach the fundamentals of room entry. You will be introduced to the same building block skills taught to Tier 1 Operators, SWAT Teams, and other organizations during CQB training. Focus will be placed on the basic fundamentals and a firm understanding of tactics. The course will provide the student with a solid understanding of the principles of CQB and the individual tasks when clearing rooms. This course established the fundamental levels to progress on to CQB Level 2.

* Costs can vary depending on location and class requirements if outside our region.

Training Topics

  • CQB Fundamentals and Principles
  • Lethal Shot Placement Focusing on Upper Thoracics and Hip Placement Shots
  • Shooting while moving in different directions
  • Lateral Target Transitions
  • Target Discrimination
  • 2 Man room Entry
  • 4 Man (Team) Entry
  • Basic Clearance Procedures
  • Post Assault Procedures
  • Room/Area Domination
  • Threshold Evaluation
  • And More!!!

 

Course Requirement

Open Course: Law Enforcement/Military

Duration: 2 Day (16.5 hours)

Firearm: Pistol /Rifle

Course Cost: $495.00 (group discounts available)

Equipment List:

  • Semi-Auto Duty Pistol Handgun (9mm -.45ACp)
  • 700 Rounds of Factory Pistol Ammunition (No Reloads Allowed)
  • Semi-Auto Rifle (.223,5.56/300 Blackout/7.62×39
  • 700 Rounds of Factory Rifle Ammo (No Reloads Allowed)
  • At least 3 magazines for your pistol
  • At least 3 magazines for your rifle 
  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Holster (duty rated), Duty Gear, or Battlebelt
  • Ballastic Vest
  • Beverages
  • Protection from the Elements (water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Proper Clothing (no sandles or open toe shoes)
  • Pen/Pencil & Paper
  • Open Mind
  • This course wil utilize UTM/SIMMS rounds in certain scenarios….

If you or your organization is intrested in hosting a course, please email us at [email protected]

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CQB "Close Quarters Battle" Level 2

**This course is designed for patrol officers or tactical teams.**

The CQB Fundamentals Level 2 Course is an advance course designed to teach the advance tactics of room entry. You will be introduced to the same skills taught to Tier 1 Operators, SWAT Teams, and other organizations during CQB training. Focus will be placed on the fundamentals, advance tactics, planning, medical. The course will provide the student with a solid understanding of the principles of CQB and the individual and advance tasks when clearing rooms. This course is established at the advance levels and must have CQB Level 1 to attend.

* Costs can vary depending on location and class requirements if outside our region.

Training Topics

  • Advance CQB Fundamentals and Principles
  • Lethal Shot Placement Focusing on Upper Thoracics and Hip Placement Shots
  • Shooting while moving in different directions
  • Team Shooting Competitions
  • Lateral Target Transitions
  • Target Discrimination
  • 2 Man room Entry
  • 4 Man (Team) Entry
  • Advance Clearance Procedures
  • Pre and Post Assault Procedures
  • Room/Area Domination
  • Threshold Evaluation
  • Pre-Planning
  • Operational Considerations
  • Building Evaluations
  • Crisis Situations
  • Bounding Tactics
  • Shooting, Moving, & Communicating
  • Target Domination
Course Description

Open Course: Law Enforcement/Military

Duration: 3 Day (30 hours)

Firearm: Pistol /Rifle

Course Cost: $595.00 (group discounts available)

Equipment List:

  • Semi-Auto Duty Pistol Handgun (9mm -.45ACp)
  • 850 Rounds of Factory Pistol Ammunition (No Reloads Allowed)
  • Semi-Auto Rifle (.223,5.56/300 Blackout/7.62×39
  • 900 Rounds of Factory Rifle Ammo (No Reloads Allowed)
  • At least 3 magazines for your pistol
  • At least 3 magazines for your rifle 
  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Holster (duty rated), Duty Gear, or Battlebelt
  • Ballastic Vest
  • Beverages
  • Protection from the Elements (water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Proper Clothing (no sandles or open toe shoes)
  • Pen/Pencil & Paper
  • Open Mind
  • This course wil utilize UTM/SIMMS rounds in certain scenarios….

If you or your organization is intrested in hosting a course, please email us at [email protected]

Low Light/Night Fighter Course

**This course is open to Law Enforcement/Military/ and Law Abiding Citizens.**

This 2 Day Low Light/Night Fighter course providing students with the skills and to search, illuminate, identify and when its  necessary engage threats in low light environments. Students will learn skills, techniques, and advanced applications of weapons and light manipulations, movement, target transitions, and target discrimination in a spectrum of full light to extreme low-light conditions.

 

 

This class will encompass both Live fire and UTM/SIMMS training. 

This course will consist of both day and night evolutions. Therefor, the times are altered to meet the training needs. 

 

 

Course Description

Open Course: Law Enforcement/Military/Law Abiding Citizens

Duration: 2 Day (16.5 hours)

Firearm: Pistol /Rifle

Course Cost: $395.00 (group discounts available)

Equipment List:

  • Semi-Auto Duty Pistol Handgun (9mm -.45ACp)
  • 350 Rounds of Factory Pistol Ammunition (No Reloads Allowed)
  • Semi-Auto Rifle (.223,5.56/300 Blackout/7.62×39) (Optional)
  • 200 Rounds of Factory Rifle Ammo (No Reloads Allowed)
  • At least 3 magazines for your pistol
  • At least 3 magazines for your rifle 
  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Holster (duty rated), Duty Gear, or Battlebelt, OWB, IWB, Appendix 
  • Handled Flashlight
  • Weapons Mounted Light (Highly Recommended)
  • Beverages
  • Protection from the Elements (water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Proper Clothing (no sandles or open toe shoes)
  • Pen/Pencil & Paper
  • Open Mind
  • This course wil utilize UTM/SIMMS rounds in certain scenarios….

If you or your organization is intrested in hosting a course, please email us at [email protected]

S.O.R.T.A.K. "Single Officer Response to Active Killer"

Our S.O.R.T.A.K. Course is a revolutionized system that focuses on the Single Officer Response to an active threat. In this course the student will become proficient in single officer tactics and approaches. The course will focus on hall ways movements, threshold evaluation, encountering IEDs, angles of the adversary, and Link Up. This course will help build confidence and planning to respond to an ever growing issue facing every law enforcement officer. 

Course Description

Open Course: Law Enforcement/Military

Duration: 3 Day (30 hours)

Course Cost: $389.00 (group discounts available)

Equipment List:

  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Holster (duty rated), Duty Gear, or Battlebelt
  • Ballastic Vest
  • Beverages
  • Protection from the Elements (water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Proper Clothing (no sandles or open toe shoes)
  • Pen/Pencil & Paper
  • Open Mind
  • This course will utilize UTM/SIMMS rounds in certain scenarios….

If you or your organization is intrested in hosting a course, please email us at [email protected]

S.O.R.T.A.K. "Single Officer Response to Active Killer" (Train the Trainer)

Our S.O.R.T.A.K. (Train the Trainer) Course is a revolutionized system that focuses on the Single Officer Response to an active threat. In this course the student will become proficient in single officer tactics, approaches, and teachback methods. The course will focus on hall ways movements, threshold evaluation, encountering IEDs, angles of the adversary,  Link Up, and the Intructor Teaching Methods . This course will help build confidence and planning to instruct other persons to an ever growing issue facing every law enforcement officer. 

Course Description

Open Course: Law Enforcement/Military

Duration: 5 Day (40 hours)

**Must have completed Instrcutor Development to Attend this Course.**

Course Cost: $495.00 (group discounts available)

Equipment List:

  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Holster (duty rated), Duty Gear, or Battlebelt
  • Ballastic Vest
  • Beverages
  • Protection from the Elements (water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Proper Clothing (no sandles or open toe shoes)
  • Pen/Pencil & Paper
  • Open Mind
  • This course will utilize UTM/SIMMS rounds in certain scenarios….

If you or your organization is intrested in hosting a course, please email us at [email protected]

Counter Ambush

This course will provide the student with the ability to immediately recognize, react, and respond to counter an ambush. This course was developed for officers  as a proactive measure against the increase in frequency and lethality of ambushes against law enforcement officers. The training will prepare officers to employ “Left of Bang Theory” and advanced weapon combat tactics. Officers will be instructed on the dynamics and evolution of an ambush, rapid tactical counter measures, and team concepts in counter ambush response. At the completion of the  course, officers will have the mindset and tactical training to identify the dynamics leading to an ambush, counter the ambush, and WIN the FIGHT!!!

Course Description

Open Course: Law Enforcement/Military

Duration: 3 Day (24.5 hours)

Course Cost: $395.00 (group discounts available)

Equipment List:

  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Holster (duty rated), Duty Gear, or Battlebelt
  • Handgun
  • 450 Rounds Handgun Ammo (No Reloads)
  • Rifle (Ar-15, 300 Blackout, 7.62×39) (Optional)
  • 350 Rounds Rifle Ammo (No Reloads)
  • Ballastic Vest
  • Beverages
  • Protection from the Elements (water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Proper Clothing (no sandles or open toe shoes)
  • Pen/Pencil & Paper
  • Open Mind
  • This course will utilize UTM/SIMMS rounds in certain scenarios….

If you or your organization is intrested in hosting a course, please email us at [email protected]

INSTRUCTOR LEVEL COURSES

Firearms Instructor Course

 Description

Our Tennessee P.O.S.T. Certified Firearms Instructor Course is designed to provide firearms instructors with a familiarization of a variety of firearms, to include care and maintenance and the skills necessary to perform as a firearms instructor.  The program also introduces instructors to teaching techniques as well as identifying and resolving shooting problems/errors.Our course brings numerous philosophies to the table from the tactical world, marksmanship, competition arena.

Course Cost: $495.00 per student (group discounts are avaliable)

Prerequisites/Course Requirements

 

1. Students must be a full-time law enforcement officer/agent or military. The student must have a POST Certified Instructor Development Course

2.  Must be in good physical condition with no medical restrictions.

3.  Must demonstrate individual firearms proficiency by successfully completing a handgun skills assessment.

4.  Scoring a minimum of 85% on a standard course of fire during the first day of the program. The student will be given three (3) opportunities to complete this task. A third failure will result in dismissal from the Class.

5.  Students will also be required to pass a written exam.

6.  Students will be required to pass a shoot out course on the final day of practicals. Student is required to shoot a 90% or above score to graduate the course. 

7.  Students will be required to conduct teach backs and develop lesson plans. 

 

Required Training Materials

  •  Handgun, Shotgun, Rifle (AR-15 format), and/or Sub-Gun.
  • Battle Belt, Duty Belt, Reputable Holster (Outside the Waist), and/or Reputable Mag Pouches (Gear not authorized for use are:  Shoulder Holsters, Cross Draw Holsters, Inside the belt holsters, appendix holsters or Ankle Holsters.)

Course Curriculum

  • Performance based training vs outcome based training
  • Equipment analysis and selection
  • Safe Gun Handling in any environment
  • Coaching skill development
  • Team teaching concepts
  • Course design and structure
  • Shooter Inoculation
  • Target selection and scoring
  • Lesson plan development
  • Application of different sight pictures
  • Trigger manipulation isolation drills
  • Target to target transitions
  • Use of Cover
  • Alternative shooting positions
  • Single hand shooting and manipulations
  • Shooting on the move
  • Range operations
  • Retraining the marginal shooter
  • Elements of Marksmanship 

     

     

     

    Gear Requirements
     
    • Pistol in good working order with at least 3 magazines
    • AR-15 Style Rifle or Sub-Gun with at least 3 magazines (if issued)
    • Semi-Auto or Pump Action Shotgun (if issued)
    • Sling for rifle or sub-gun
    • Belt mounted, dominant side holster
    • Magazine pouch
    • Sturdy belt at least 1.5″ wide
    • Footwear suitable for conditions and tactical training 
    • Clothing- Please dress appropriately for the weather conditions. This course will take place in all weather conditions. No shorts, sandals, or casual clothing is permitted. (Blue Jeans, T-Shirt, 5.11 style pants, polo shirts, boots, and tennis shoes are acceptable). 
    • Hydration system
    • Sunscreen and bug spray
    • Hat with a brim
    • Hearing protection
    • Wrap-around eye protection
    • Note taking materials and highlighter

    Ammunitions Requirements

    Handgun – 850 rounds

    Shotgun – 250 rounds total (100 OO’ Buck, 100 Bird Shot, 50 rifled slugs

    Rifle – 450 rounds 

    Sub-Gun – 450 rounds 

    Note: Only factory ammunition is allowed in these course. ABSOLUTELY NO reloaded ammunition will be permitted. 

     

    INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT COURSE

     

    Course Description

     

    Course Cost: $195.00 per student

    This 40 hour (5 day course) class teaches the basic skills necessary to prepare and present knowledge and psychomotor based training in a classroom environment.  This class is best suited for students are instructors (new & seasoned), Field Training Officers, or those who inspire to become instructors or FTOs.  A high level of student participation is required.  Topics during the course include, but are not limited to:

    • The learning process – adult learning principles and styles, environments
    • Systematic design, development and delivery of training
    • Methods of instruction for teaching both theory and skills
    • Instructor roles and responsibilities
    • Facilitation skills
    • Using training aides effectively
    • This course is TN P.O.S.T. Approved

     

     

    Course Requirements
    • Students are requried to give public presentations and engage in a variety of debate topics.
    • All students are required to fully participate in the course.
    • Students will be required to develop lesson plans and PowerPoint during the course.
    • The course will provide students with a thumb drive and notebook.
    • Students should bring a lap top or similar device.
    • Students must participate in the entire program to graduate.
    • Students must pass final presentation exam.