Tactical Handgun Level 1 with Greg Ellifritz

Tactical Handgun Level 1 with Greg Ellifritz

Saturday, March 24, 2018 • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Black Wing Shooting Center is pleased to offer Greg Ellifritz' Tactical Handgun Level 1 to shooters in Ohio.

Tactical Handgun Level 1

This is the next logical step for those who have taken a basic concealed carry class (or the equivalent) and are looking to refine your skills and practice in a more realistic context. The course will cover:
– Advanced trigger control concepts
– Drawing the weapon from concealment
– Tactical Marksmanship
– Malfunction clearances
– Shooting while moving
– Proper use of cover
Equipment requirements:
– Reliable firearm and 2 extra magazines/speed loaders
– Quality belt holster that is sturdy enough to allow one-handed re-holstering
– Eye and ear protection
– 300 rounds of ammunition
Prerequisites- Basic handgun training class (CCW, NRA, or the equivalent). You must know how to operate your gun!

*Please bring your lunch and any snacks you need to sustain you through the day.

 Class length: 1 day

Note: No refunds can be given within 2 weeks of the class


Greg Ellifritz is Active Response Training’s President and Primary Instructor.

Greg is a 20-year veteran police officer, spending 13 years as the full time tactical training officer for his central Ohio agency.  In that position, he was responsible for developing and instructing all of the in-service training for a 54-officer police department.  Prior to his training position, he served as patrol officer, bike patrol officer, bike patrol coordinator, sniper and field training officer for his agency.

 He has been an active instructor for the Tactical Defense Institute since 2001 and a lead instructor for TDI’s ground fighting, knife fighting, active shooter,  impact weapons, and extreme close quarters shooting classes.

Greg holds instructor, master instructor, or armorer certifications in more than 75 different weapons systems, defensive tactics programs, and law enforcement specialty areas.  In addition to these instructor certifications, Greg has trained with many of the leading firearms and edged weapons instructors in the country.

Greg has been an adjunct instructor for the Ohio Peace Officer’s Training Academy, teaching firearms, defensive tactics, bike patrol, knife defense and physical fitness topics.  He has taught firearms and self defense classes at the national and international level through the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors, The American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers, Rangemaster Tactical Conference, and Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police. 

He has a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Management and has written for several publications and websites including: ‘The Firearms Instructor”, “Ohio Police Chief”, “Combat Handguns”, Survivalblog.com, “Concealed Carry Magazine”, Primedia’s “Personal & Home Defense Annual”, and “American Handgunner”.

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