Advanced Tactical Concepts & Low Light Shooting

Pistol-III/Carbine-III is CTS’s highest firearms module where only those who can demonstrate the highest level of safety, operation, and marksmanship should attend. This challenging training course pushes the shooter to an advanced level of marksmanship, decision-making abilities, strong operation of weapons, and team concept. Various shooting drills will be offered to shooters to assess and identify their strengths and weaknesses. Much of the shooting drills are timed in this module.


Each Advanced module has a unique topic to be discussed. This class will deal with advanced drills, solving problems, applying tactical concepts to make the student perform better whether the student is striving to become a better tactical or competitive shooter.



Rifle – Min 350 to 400 Max

Pistol – Min 300



The following technique and concepts will be introduced at a reasonable pace for the maximum retention

Advanced Drills

Advanced Drills, Trigger Control, Movements & Positions (Pistol) Rifle Zero (100/50 yards) Rifle/Pistol Malfunction Drills Team Concepts (Pistol/Rifle)

Low Light Session

Weapon Traditions with Lights Low Light CQB Target ID Malfunctions in the Dark Dynamic TEAM Entry


  • AR15 or M4 type carbine
  • Semi Auto Pistol (9mm, 40 S&W, 10mm, .45 ACP)
  • Min 3 Magazines – Magazine holder/pouch
  • Ammunition 350 – 400 rounds of ammunition per weapon system (Students must provide own ammo)
  • Weapon Attached Light
  • Holster
  • Sturdy belt, Sam-brown, tactical belt
  • Eye protection (Prefer clear with no color)
  • Ear protection (both outer and inner protections are recommended)
  • Boots (protected shoes)
  • Cap or Hat (highly recommended)
  • Knee & elbow pads (optional)
  • Shooting mat for prone position (optional)
  • Appropriate attire for weather & flying hot brass
  • Large Marking Pen (Sharpies)
  • Water and snacks (also available on-site for purchase)
  • Gun bag/case to store and transport firearms
  • IFAK (Optional)