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 Advancement Pistol Training Program

Phase 1

Course #1

Introduction to Basic Pistol

The ACCWFT Basic Pistol Course introduces students to the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for owning and using a pistol safely. Through this course, the students will learn about pistol parts and operation, ammunition, gun safety, pistol shooting fundamentals, and pistol shooting activities. The Basic Pistol Course will also help prepare the student for participation in other courses.

Course #2

Practical Pistol Fundamentals

Looking to further refine and improve your shooting skills? If you recently started your shooting journey or you are an experienced shooter looking to refine your existing skills, this course is designed to focus on the key skills required to gain a more practical advance shooting ability.

Course #3

Advance Pistol Fundamental Tactics

This course focuses on mastering the proper fundamentals of Tactical Marksmanship. Our instructors work with each student to build upon their Advance shooting ability to become more confident in a tactical scenario. Instructors will teach each student how to add a tactical ability. This will prepare you for our Tactical Defensive Pistol course. 

Course #4

Verbal De-Escalation Tactics

When a potentially violent situation threatens to erupt on the spot and no weapon is present, verbal de-escalation techniques are an appropriate strategy. Reasoning with an enraged individual is possible.

Course #5

Concealed Carry Tactic Drills

This course is for the individual who has made a conscious decision to incorporate Concealed Carry as part of his or her daily lifestyle.  CCTD will instruct the student to become prepared to carry every day, understanding how to implement tactical movement. Concealed Carry throughout the individual's daily life and the importance of situational awareness,

Embracing the mindset of "DECISION-MAKING" within this training course.


Phase 2

Course #1


The Arizona Concealed Carry Weapons course combines both the classroom Law Course and Range Qualification. Pertaining to all the Arizona Revised Statutes as well as firearms safety. The course curriculum teaches the student the use of force decision making, mental conditioning, legal issues related to the use of deadly force. Course curriculum exceeds all state requirements for the Arizona CCW Permit. This is a 5 -6 Hour course depending on class size.​

The student should have taken the "Phase 1" course program.

Course #2

Defensive Pistol Tactics

Tactical Handgun Tactics

Students will take away from this course, not only a better tactician with the Handgun Platform. Understanding all of its operational issues and how to remedy those latter. Also, the necessary requirements to engage or not to engage if a threat is encountered.

Course #3

Advance Defensive Pistol Tactics

Advance Tactical Handgun Tactics

The advanced student will take away from this course an Advanced knowledge of Tactical Handgun operation. Understanding and using the skillsets from the Tactical Defensive Pistol course and applying a deeper operational skillset in "Gunfighting". Also, the complete requirements to engage if a threat is encountered.

Course #4

Low Light Pistol Fundamentals

Many defensive shootings occur in low light or no light environments. This can be shooting during the hours of darkness, or in an interior environment with limited ambient light. To better prepare for such an encounter, we are providing a course focused on low light, no light shooting tactics. This course will focus heavily on the use of flashlights and other outside forms of illumination,

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