Foundation Class - Complete Operation of Handgun, Carbine and Shotgun

Your journey starts here.

Foundation classes are 16-hour classes for beginner and accomplished students with the desire to learn how to safely manipulate and accurately fire their weapon systems for self-defense or for the defense of your loved ones. The participant will achieve a higher level of confidence and will learn necessary safety measures when using a defensive weapon. Through utilization of demonstration, lecture, range procedure, and practical use the student will learn:

  • - Safe weapon handling (4 safety rules enforced)
  • - Fundamentals of marksmanship
    • Stance
    • Grip
    • Front sight focus
    • Trigger press
    • Trigger reset
  • - Multiple target engagement
  • - Accuracy at multiple distances
  • - Manipulation of the weapon system
    • Loading/Unloading/Reloading
    • Press checks
    • Draw from the holster
    • Malfunction clearances

Three separate weapon platforms can be chosen from. Each platform whether pistol, shotgun or carbine will be a separate class from one another. The 16-hour class will start at Alaska Tactical at 0800 Saturday morning for a short presentation, followed by immediatley by range training for the balance of Saturday and all day Sunday from 0900 to 1700 hours.

Requirements:

Students must have either a valid Alaska Concealed Carry Permit, provide current military or law enforcement identification, or have obtained a State of Alaska background check prior to participating in this training.

FOR ALL CLASSES YOU MUST HAVE: 
  • - Good attitude.
  • - Minimum 21 years of age
  • - Completed Application for Training.
  • - Appropriate clothing for weather - Ball cap, closed toe footwear, etc.
  • - Safety glasses and hearing protection 
REQUIREMENTS FOR PLATFORM SPECIFIC CLASS:

Pistol
  • - 600 rounds of ammo
  • - Full size semi automatic handgun with at least three magazines
  • - Outside-the-waistband hip holster and magazine pouch
Carbine
  • - 600 rounds of Ammo
  • - .223/5.56 or 7.62 semi automatic carbine with at least three magazines
  • - A good quality 2-point or 1-point sling
  • - Outside-the-waistband magazine pouch, chest magazine pouch, or thigh magazine pouch; all will be worn on support side.
Shotgun
  • - 300 rounds of #7 bird shot, 25 rounds of 00 buck shot, and 25 rounds of slug shot
  • - 12 GA pump action or semi automatic defensive shotgun (side saddle recommended, but not required)
  • - A good quality 2-point or 1-point sling
  • - Dump pouch or nylon bag that sits on the support hip to hold extra rounds. Or magazine pouch if using magazines.
Defensive Handgun

Cost: $300

Cost includes range fees

Schedule

2019-

  • April 13 & 14 Foundation Shotgun 
  • April 20 & 21 Foundation Handgun
  • May 4 & 5 Foundation Handgun  
  • June 8 & 9 Foundation Carbine
  • June 22 & 23 Foundation Handgun
  • July 6 & 7 Foundation Handgun 
  • August 3 & 4 Foundation Handgun
  • September 7 & 8 Foundation Handgun 
  • October 19 & 20 Foundation Handgun  
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  • Application for training

Shop Hours

Monday-Friday 9:00am-6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm

Address

Alaska Tactical and Security, Inc.
210 Muldoon Rd.
Anchorage, AK 99504

Phone

Main 907.338.3458
Fax 907.338.5434