ATFT Defensive Pistol

Atlantic Tactical Firearms Trainers Defensive Pistol Course

Conducted by a Multi-Discipline Certified Law Enforcement Instructor.

The ATFT Defensive Pistol Course teaches the operator to safely and effectively deploy a handgun in close quarters. This advanced course is the second part of the two-part series of the ATFT Defensive Pistol course. This intermediate course is one of a two part series of the ATFT Defensive Pistol Course. Through the philosophy of bringing the street to the range, this entire course is conducted on the firing range. You should expect these drills to cover real life and worst case scenarios. Most lethal encounters are of short duration, within close proximity and with few shots being exchanged.

Duration: 8 Hours
Course Cost: $199.00
Course Goal: To provide you with the crucial skills that accompanies a concealed firearm or integrates a handgun into your home defense plan.

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Course Prerequisites: The participant must be able to demonstrate safe firearm handling, weapons system familiarity and basic marksmanship skills.

Course Subject Matter:

  • Basics of close quarter engagement
  • Drawing from and returning handgun to holster
  • Point vs precision shooting
  • Strike and shoot techniques
  • Dealing with multiple threats up close
  • Reloading under stress

Gear to bring to course:

  • A modern firearm (.38 Revolver or 9mm handgun or larger caliber) *for those who do not yet have a permit or own a firearm, it will be provided by the Instructor- Please call the office if you do not have a handgun.
  • 3 speed loaders or magazines
  • Belt mounted, dominant side concealment holster
  • Magazine / Speed loader pouches
  • Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide
  • Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning
  • Baseball style hat
  • Eye protection
  • Hearing protection
  • A Jacket or shirt capable of covering the weapon
  • Clothing appropriate for climate and conditions
  • Knee pads (Optional)

Course Completion:

Possible Locations:

  • ATFT Salisbury, MD Classrooms and Range
  • Mobile Training Teams
  • 3rd Party Host Sites

Please call for more information

Weekdays –> 410-546-0003
Weekends –> 443-736-6330

Atlantic Tactical is now proud to offer ink and Livescan Fingerprinting services for your Maryland, Arizona and Utah concealed carry permits.

Our finger printing packages:

  • Finger Printing

Investment: $25 per ink Finger print card (not including the cost of firearms training)

(Livescan prices vary by category Handgun permit prints cost is $60)

For our turn-key finger printing package, it includes: 

  • Fingerprinting
  • Prepping of required paperwork
  • Required Money Order
  • Mailing of required paperwork


Maryland CCW Package $235  (not including the cost of firearms training)

Maryland HQL Package $160 (not including the cost of firearms training)

Arizona Package $150  (not including the cost of firearms training)

Ask about adding this at your next class. 

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ATFT CCW RENEWAL Defensive Pistol 01/20/2024

January 20, 2024 @ 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM

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