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BASIC PROGRAMS
Program required for all new MTT students

Training topics and activities:

  • Equipment Selection
  • Weapon safety
  • Visual threat assessment
  • Contact and control
  • Break contact techniques
  • Four point draw from holster (dry practice)
  • Rifle manipulation (dry practice)

Required Equipment:
  • Eye protection
  • Strong side holster for pistol training or tactical rifle with sling
Program Fundamentals
Intro to Combat Pistol
Prerequisites:  Program Fundamentals

Training topics and activities:

  • Review of weapon safety
  • Intro to the five rules of combat
  • Four point draw from holster
  • Combat marksmanship drills 
  • Tactical reload
  • Emergency reloads
  • After action drills

Required Equipment:
  • Eye  and ear protection
  • Semi-automatic pistol with strong side holster
  • At least one spare magazine in pouch
  • At least 50 rounds of ammunition
Intro to Tactical Rifle
Prerequisites:  Program Fundamentals

Training topics and activities:

  • Review of weapon safety
  • Intro to the five rules of combat
  • Rifle manipulation 
  • Combat marksmanship drills 
  • Tactical reload
  • Emergency reloads
  • After action drills

Required Equipment:
  • Eye  and ear protection
  • Tactical rifle with one or two point sling
  • At least two spare magazines
  • At least 75 rounds of ammunition 
  • Chest rig, plate carrier or magazine pouches
Move and Shoot Basics
Prerequisites:  Intro to Combat Pistol or Intro to Tactical Rifle

Training topics and activities:

  • Review of weapon safety
  • Application of the five rules of combat
  • Individual movement techniques
  • Paired tactics
  • Move and shoot drills
  • Malfunction clearing
  • After action drills

Required Equipment:
  • Eye  and ear protection
  • Semi-automatic pistol with strong side holster
  • At least one spare magazine with pouch
  • At least 50 rounds of pistol ammo
          or​
  • Tactical rifle with one or two point sling
  • At least two spare magazines
  • At least 50 rounds of rifle ammo (no steel core or AP rounds)
  • Chest rig, plate carrier or magazine pouches
Intro to Close Quarter Combat
Prerequisites:  Program Fundamentals

Training topics and activities:

  • Review of weapon safety
  • Review of five rules of combat
  • Assessing structures
  • Individual movement techniques
  • Paired tactics in buildings
  • Movement through doors, rooms and halls
  • Deliberate room clearing drills (dry practice)

Required Equipment:
  • Eye protection
  • Semi-automatic pistol with strong side holster
          or
  • Tactical rifle with one or two point sling
Intro to Low Light Tactics
Prerequisites:  Intro to Close Quarter Combat

Training topics and activities:

  • Review of weapon safety
  • Review of five rules of combat
  • Equipment selection
  • 10 principles of low light tactics
  • Review of assessing structures
  • Low light paired tactics
  • Low light room clearing drills (dry practice)

Required Equipment:
  • Eye protection
  • Hand held flash light (minimum 60 lumens)
  • Semi-automatic pistol with strong side holster
          or
  • Tactical rifle (mounted light optional)
Intro to Low Light Marksmanship
Prerequisites:  Intro to Combat Pistol or Tactical Rifle

Training topics and activities:

  • Review of weapon safety
  • 10 principles or low light tactics
  • Hand held flashlight techniques
  • Threat identification drills (dry practice)
  • Low light marksmanship drills

Required Equipment:
  • Clear eye protection
  • Hearing protection
  • Green or red glow stick
  • Hand held flash light (minimum 200 lumens)
  • Semi-automatic pistol with strong side holster
  • At least two magazines with spare pouch
  • At least 50 rounds of pistol ammunition
          or
  • Tactical rifle (mounted light optional)
  • At least two magazines
  • Chest rig, plate carrier or magazine pouch
  • At least 50 rounds of rifle ammo (no steel core or AP rounds)
Low Light Move and Shoot Basics
Prerequisites:  Intro to Combat Pistol or Tactical Rifle
                          Move and Shoot Basics

Training topics and activities:

  • Review of weapon safety
  • 10 principles or low light tactics
  • Hand held flashlight techniques
  • Individual movement techniques
  • Low light paired tactics
  • Low light move and shoot drills
  • After action drills

Required Equipment:
  • Clear eye protection
  • Hearing protection
  • Green or red glow stick
  • Hand held flash light (minimum 200 lumens)
  • Semi-automatic pistol with strong side holster
  • At least two magazines with spare pouch
  • At least 50 rounds of pistol ammunition
          or
  • Tactical rifle (mounted light optional)
  • At least two magazines
  • Chest rig, plate carrier or magazine pouch
  • At least 50 rounds of rifle ammo (no steel core or AP rounds)
Intro to Tactical Combat Casualty Care
Prerequisites:  Program Fundamentals

Training topics and activities:

  • Phases of TCCC
  • Rapid patient assessment
  • Use of tourniquets
  • Use of hemostatic agents (clotting agents)
  • Use of compression bandage
  • Use of occlusive seals

Required Equipment:
  • Eye protection
  • Semi-automatic pistol with strong side holster
          or
  • Tactical rifle with one or two point sling
Admission to all basic programs is $50 per block of instruction.  Visit the link to our Specials at the top of the page for discount offers.