Prerequisites: *None 

Required Gear: Comfortable, warm clothing that allows for physical exertion.  Personal firearm and at least two extra magazines.  1000 rounds FMJ or Lead free.  

*Please note this is a 5-Day, M-F Operators class.  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Firearms Classes

Introduction to Lethal Force

Starting at:    

                   FREE* per Student (4-Hour)

As a free service* to our community, our instructors invite you to bring yourself, your friends, and your family to this 4-hour course. Whether you are looking at buying your first firearm or simply interested in learning about legal Use of Force, this class is applicable to our current world.

This is an 4-Hour class and does not necessitate the student have or bring their own firearm. This session is a required prerequisite for all other Use of Force classes. 
   

This class Covers: 

  • Legal Use of Force and Attack Behaviors

  • Weapon Types & Function

  • Considerations for Choosing a Gun: Calibers, Internal and Terminal Ballistics

  • Considerations for Using Lethal Force

  • Safety

  • Fundamentals of Use

  • Use of Force Criminal Law (WA State Specific)

  • Basics of Marksmanship

  • Interactive Learning Scenarios

 

TTA Firearms Classes, Pistol and Rifle
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Prerequisites: None
Required Gear to Bring: Comfortable clothing (closed-toed shoes and long pants required).
Recommended Gear to Bring: Personal Handgun and Holster. Two magazines and magazine carrier. Note-taking materials. Plenty of water and snacks. 
*A $20 book fee covers required follow-up reading materials for participants, provided in-class. 

More classes are available.

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Or Email: info@Training-Academy.org

This course moves past basic firearm fundamentals and into advanced marksmanship.  It requires a basic knowledge of firearms operation and is designed for the operator to become a better, more efficient marksman during combative encounters.

This 8-Hour class is held in two sections: 3-hours of in-class and 5-hours live fire.  Leave this class with all your shots in the same hole: Seriously. See before-and-after picture at right! 

We Cover: 

  • A review of Basic Fundamentals (as basics are required to be advanced)

  • Safety

  • Use of Force Criminal Law (WA State Specific)

  • Marksmanship Techniques & Shooting Platforms

  • Firearm Manipulations & Malfunction Clearing

  • Rapid-Fire Target Engagement Drills

  • Interactive Learning Scenarios

A final live-fire qualification is given at the end of the course that, when passed, can be used to enter other advanced TTA courses. 

 

Advanced Marksmanship Handgun Class Target, Before and After

Starting at:    $200 per Student

Handgun: Advanced Marksmanship

Prerequisites: Agency/Company Endorsement or Intro to Lethal Force Course.

Required Gear: Comfortable, warm clothing.  Personal Firearm w/ 400 rounds FMJ or Lead Free.  Eyes/ears/hat.  At least one extra magazine.  Note-taking materials. 

*If you can't recite the 4 basic rules by heart or hit paper at twenty yards, take the basic course first)

Handgun: Conceal Carry

Starting at:    $175 per Student

This course is designed for the avid firearms student who intends to carry their firearm in the real-world.  This course will apply marksmanship and tactics fundamentals to the conceal-carry situation. 

This 6-Hour class Covers: 

  • Safety

  • Use of Force Criminal Law (WA State Specific)

  • Conceal Options & Considerations

  • Situational Awareness

  • Conceal Marksmanship

  • Conceal Manipulations

  • Threat Identification and Crowded Engagement Basics

  • Interactive Learning Scenarios

  • An Advanced Marksmanship Qual may be provided at the end of the day, upon request

TTA Firearms Classes, Pistol and Rifle

Prerequisites: Valid CPL. Agency/Company Endorsement or Intro to Lethal Force Course.

Required Gear: Comfortable, warm clothing.  Personal Firearm w/ 350 rounds FMJ or Lead Free.  Eyes/Ears/Hat.  Conceal-Carry holster and EDC items.  Note-taking materials. 

*If you can't recite the 4 basic rules by heart or hit paper at twenty yards, take the basic course first

Handgun: 1 or 2-Day Operators Class

Starting at:    $250 per Student

Not looking for fundamentals and basic marksmanship? Then you're probably ready for an advanced operators course. These 8, 12 and 16 hour courses integrate the principles of movement, combat, and marksmanship in a variety of attack scenarios. Class sizes are limited to ensure safety. 

This class Covers: ​

  • Use of Force Criminal Law (WA State Specific)

  • Marksmanship

  • Stress inoculation

  • Low-light

  • Attack and moving targets

  • Barricades, Cover & Concealment

  • Engaging from and into vehicles

  • Introduction to CQB and Force-on-Force Training

TTA Firearms Classes, Pistol and Rifle

Prerequisites: Agency/Company Endorsement or Handgun Advanced Marksmanship Qualification*

Required Gear: Comfortable, warm clothing that allows for physical exertion.  Personal Firearm w/ 500 rounds FMJ or Lead Free.  Eyes/ears/hat.  At least two extra magazines.  Flashlight.  Ballistic Armor recommended.  

*This qualification may be taken the morning of the class or during an Advanced Marksmanship Course. Failure to pass the qualification will result in dismissal from class, and will not result in a refund. This qual may be attempted at any time for a non-refundable fee: contact info@training-academy.org

Handgun: CQB & Retention

Starting at:    $250 per Student

This TTA recognizes that most realistic lethal force situations will occur within ten feet.  Close Quarter Battle tactics and weapon retention are vital components of a gun-fighter's toolkit.   

This 8-Hour class covers: 

  • Safety

  • Use of Force Criminal Law (WA State Specific)

  • Brace Contact Shots

  • Draw Shot Placement

  • Unexpected Shooting Platforms

  • Retention Techniques and Drills

  • Defensive Krav Tactics

  • Situational Awareness

  • Real-Life scenarios and force-on-force training

TTA Firearms Classes, Pistol and Rifle

Prerequisites: Agency/Company Endorsement or Handgun Advanced Marksmanship Qualification*

Required Gear: Comfortable, warm clothing that allows for physical exertion.  Personal Firearm w/ 200 rounds FMJ or Lead Free.  Eyes/Ears/Hat.  Conceal-Carry holster and EDC items.  

*

Handgun: Vehicles

Starting at:    $250 per Student

Many use of force situations occur while in transit or in the vicinity of your vehicle.   

This 8-Hour class Covers: 

  • Safety

  • Use of Force Criminal Law (WA State Specific)

  • Vehicle Pillars & Use

  • Driver Tactics

  • Cover and Concealment

  • Passenger Tactics

  • Engaging Vehicles

  • Ballistic Performance

  • Interactive Learning Scenarios

  • Force on Force Training

TTA Firearms Classes, Pistol and Rifle

Prerequisites: Agency/Company Endorsement or Handgun Advanced Marksmanship Qualification*

Required Gear: Comfortable, warm clothing that allows for physical exertion.  Personal Firearm w/ 300 rounds FMJ or Lead Free.  Eyes/Ears/Hat.  Conceal-Carry holster and EDC items.  

*

Rifle: M4/AR-15 Basic

Starting at:    $200 per Student

This course is designed for the first-time owner, operator, or interested battle-rifle owner.    

This 8-Hour class Covers: 

  • Safety

  • Use of Force Criminal Law (WA State Specific)

  • Nomenclature & Disassembly

  • Cleaning and Storage

  • Magazines and Accessories

  • Ballistics and Specialty Concerns

  • Fundamentals of Marksmanship

  • Shooting Platforms

  • Short, Mid, and Long Range shooting introduction

TTA Firearms Classes, Pistol and Rifle

Prerequisites: Agency/Company Endorsement or Intro to Lethal Force Course

Required Gear: Comfortable, warm clothing.  *Personal Rifle w/ 200 rounds FMJ or Lead Free.  Eyes/Ears/Hat. Note-taking materials. 

*Rifles and ammunition may be provided for use during class at an additional fee. 

Rifle: Scoped Operator

Starting at:    $250 per Student

This course can be completed with any scoped long-distance rifle, and focuses on the mechanics and considerations of 300+ yard shooting.  

This 8-Hour class Covers: 

  • Safety

  • Use of Force Criminal Law (WA State Specific)

  • Magazines and Accessories

  • Mechanics and Mathematics of Long Range

  • Body Mechanics & Control

  • Ballistics and Specialty Concerns

  • Long-Range Marksmanship

TTA Firearms Classes, Pistol and Rifle

Prerequisites: Agency/Company Endorsement or Intro to Lethal Force Course

Required Gear: Comfortable, warm clothing that allows for physical exertion.  Personal Rifle w/ 300 rounds FMJ or Lead Free.  Match Grade ammo required.  Scope capable of 500+ yards.  Eyes/Ears/Hat.  Note-taking materials. 

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Qualification Courses

Starting at:    $50 per Student

For retired Law Enforcement Officers and all professions requiring the use of a firearm.  For Non-Firearm certification courses, please contact us regarding information. 

Armed Courses Include: 

  • LEOSA Certification ($50 per Student)

  • Armed Security Certification ($120 per Student)

  • Private Investigator Certification ($120 per Student)

  • Bail Bond Recovery Agent Certification ($120 per Student)

TTA Firearms Classes, Pistol and Rifle

Prerequisites: Agency/Company Endorsement 

Required Gear: Comfortable, warm clothing that allows for physical exertion.  Firearm w/ 100-200 rounds FMJ or Lead Free.  At least one extra magazine and holster.  Eyes/Ears/Hat.  Ballistic Armor if required.  Note and test-taking materials. 

*Refunds are not issued for failed qualification attempts. 

Building Clearing

Starting at:    $275 per Student

This course is designed for an in-depth training on using firearms in confined spaces.  This course utilizes force-on-force training and building clearing techniques.  

This 8-Hour class Covers: 

  • Safety

  • Use of Force Criminal Law (WA State Specific)

  • Building Clearing Fundamentals

  • Low Light Techniques

  • Basic CQB Techniques

  • Environmental Awareness

  • Realistic Scenarios 

TTA Firearms Classes, Pistol and Rifle

Prerequisites: Agency/Company Endorsement or Handgun Advanced Marksmanship Qualification*

Required Gear: Comfortable, warm clothing that allows for physical exertion.  Personal Firearm w/ 150 rounds FMJ or Lead Free.  Eyes/Ears/Hat.  Flashlight.  Note-taking materials. 

*

Prerequisites: Agency/Company Endorsement or Handgun Advanced Marksmanship Qualification*

Required Gear: Comfortable, warm clothing that allows for physical exertion.  ABSOLUTELY NO FIREARMS ALLOWED. 

*Group sign-ups require at least 6 individuals.  

Force-On-Force Training

For years, elite military and LEO operations teams have been training using force-on-force simulation. Imagine paintball, but using real firearms and real manipulations in real scenarios.  While other courses offered by the TTA may integrate force-on-force scenarios, this class focuses on them exclusively.  The entire day encompasses realistic, fun, dynamic MOCK scenes using realistic less-than-lethal firearms and ammunition.  

This 8-Hour class Covers: 

  • Safety

  • Use of Force Criminal Law (WA State Specific)

  • Building Clearing Scenarios

  • Vehicle Scenarios

  • Multiple-Attacker Scenarios

  • Robbery, Burglary, Assault Scenarios

  • Movement Scenarios 

  • Friend vs Friend Competitions

TTA Firearms Classes, Pistol and Rifle

Starting at:    $400 per Student

TTA Master Operator Course

Starting at:    $650 per Student

This 5 Day operator course covers all topics listed in the TTA Intro and Basics class, Advanced Marksmanship, Conceal Carry, and Movement and Attack courses.  Force-on-Force training, vehicles, and building clearing tactics are integrated throughout, as time allows. 

This 5-Day class Covers: 

  • All elements of:

    • Handgun: Intro and Basics

    • Handgun: Advanced Marksmanship

    • Handgun: Conceal Carry

    • Handgun: Movement and Attack

  • Handgun: Vehicles, Building Clearing, and Force-on-force training will also be touched on. ​

TTA Firearms Classes, Pistol and Rifle
 

Tired of two-dimensional shooting at your range? Engaging bullseye targets instead of moving, realistic threats? 

Whether you are just learning the fundamentals of firearms tactics or a regular operator, our commitment is that you'll leave our courses better prepared to use a lethal level of force in real life. 

No ego's. No performance-based shooting. Small group, personalized instruction. 

Check out our classes below.