This is CFTT’s beginner level pistol class that grounds handgun shooters in fundamental concepts of safe, competent gun-handling, marksmanship, and range etiquette. It also introduces basic mindset and tactics: training the mind to predict and avoid or address violent encounters competently and responsibly. Included in this course is legal education and proficiency evaluations required by the Alaska Administrative Code for applicants for the ACHP. It includes discussions of Alaska Law, Handgun Selection, and an introduction to every day carry (EDC) options for those new to the world of concealed carry. The ACHP is honored in 38 states, and is NICS exempt for firearms purchases.
Our August 20th Pistol 1/ACHP is for Ladies-Only.
“TAP-Two” builds on the foundation laid down in TAP-One, refreshing students on safety and the fundamentals of marksmanship, before bridging the gap between shooting and gunfighting.
Students will participate in hands-on tactical exercises integrating tactics with skills as they learn to draw from concealment, shoot on the move, engage at extreme close-quarters (weapon retention), and fight from various orthodox and unorthodox physical positions. Shooters will practice the logic and mechanics of engaging multiple threats, and participate in mild simulated-stress firing drills.
TAP-RED: Introduction to Pistol-Mounted Optics (Red Dot Sights) is a combat handgun course focused on the proper use of handguns equipped with optics. Classroom discussions will include optic selection, care, capabilities, and liabilities. Range time will focus on proper technique for rapid acquisition, target to target transition, and adaptation in adverse environmental conditions.
This 6-hour course covers fundamental considerations for deploying a handgun with white light under reduced-light and low-light tactical situations. We will discuss advantages and disadvantages of hand-held and weapon-mounted lights (WMLs), important features of lights, search and movement techniques, and tactical considerations in altered-light environments.
MIVCAT is a nine-hour, two-module class that focuses on basic medical response to traumatic injuries, as well as basic tactics for avoiding, surviving, and defeating ambushes and other attacks in and around vehicles. It is an intense, information-packed, hands-on class that will challenge your skills and decision-making ability.
“TAR-One” is a beginner level rifle/carbine class that introduces rifle shooters to concepts of safety and competency while deploying a rifle defensively, along with essential principles of mindset and tactics that form the foundation for good gunfighters, not just good shooters.
“TAR-Two” takes the skills taught in TAR-One to the next level of tactical shooting. Students will review the fundamentals, and apply them in a practical evolution from principles of marksmanship and basic skills to using a rifle in a fight .
They will learn and practice intermediate to advanced techniques of tactical carry and deployment of rifles, use of cover, shooting on the move, weapon retention, and positional shooting. Students will train to engage multiple targets and be challenged in simulated-stress firing drills.
Cold Frontier Training and Tactics is pleased to offer a Youth Intro to Firearms Course. This class is geared toward young people 12-16 years of age, and serves to introduce students to the joy of safe, proficient firearms use. We offer instruction on firearms safety principles, firearms handling skills, and fundamentals of marksmanship. Guns and ammunition are provided for Youth classes.
Youth Intro to Handgun expands on Youth Intro to Firearms, offering students from 12-16 years old the opportunity to learn safe handling of handguns, responsible gun ownership, and pistol marksmanship in a safe, supervised, hands-on environment.
Two-Person Team Tactics
Reality Based Training
CFTT’s Reality-Based Training Events present students with a chance to develop their critical decision-making skills under the simulated stress of real-world violent encounters. Sessions will feature immersive scenario-based training in a variety of formats that presents students with challenges based on realistic encounters.