atac

Reality focused, Combat proven

Firearms Training

(267) 521-ATAC

atac

Reality focused, Combat proven

Firearms Training

(267) 521-ATAC

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About ATAC

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  ATAC is an instructional weapons familiarization course. ATAC provides both individual and small group lesson plans that are tailored to today’s ever-changing dynamic environment. This is accomplished through a series of courses available for all skill-sets.

 

Unlike most firearms instruction courses, ATAC does not have a set schedule. Rather, you find a course you want to take and contact ATAC with the week or specific date you would like to train and a class will be booked. 


Most classes are taught at an outdoor range in Gap, PA. The range is approximately an one hour drive from Philadelphia. However, classes can be held at any range. Just contact us to plan in advance. 


All students will be ran through a NCIC Federal background check prior to booking a class. Felons, scumbags,  hoodlums and brigands need not apply.

Your Instructor

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William "Red" Redheffer is the owner and lead instructor at ATAC and has instructed hundreds of students.  He is a five time combat veteran who served as an assaulter with the elite 75th Ranger Regiment. William is an Army Sniper, NRA pistol, rifle and shotgun instructor and a police counter active shooter instructor.  Some of his certifications include being a bodyguard through World Protective Services (WPS, US Department of State). William completed several high risk protective details in Afghanistan. He was an employee of US Special Operations Command as an "adviser" in the mountains of Afghanistan. William still serves his country as a Civil Affairs team Sergeant in the Army Reserves and currently serves his community as a police officer in a West Philadelphia border township. When not saving the world, William is changing his daughter's diapers and trying his hardest not to piss off his wife.

Pistol Courses

Pistol Marksmanship

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The Pistol Marksmanship Course is designed to teach anyone how to confidently handle and fire a pistol in a safe manner using principle based training. During this course you will fire 300 rounds  of 9mm ammunition. This course is meant for someone who has never had formal firearms training or one who needs to brush up on the basics. This course is approximately four hours long with one hour spent in the classroom and the remainder on the range.

This course is for one to four people and costs $300 each. This includes one rental pistol, 300 rounds of 9mm ammunition, professional classroom instruction, on range mentoring, targets and all range fees.  If you have your own ammunition the price drops to $250.

Tactical Pistol

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The Tactical Pistol Course is the next progression after learning Pistol Marksmanship. Some of the lessons taught during this course are; Drawing Pistol from the Holster, Emergency and Tactical Reloading, Alternate Firing Positions, Weak Side Shooting, Barricade Shooting, Shooting while moving, and its all finished up with a Stress Shoot. This course is approximately four hours long with one hour spent in the classroom and the remainder at the range.

 This course is for one to four people and costs $325 each. This includes one rental pistol, 300 rounds of 9mm ammunition, professional classroom instruction, on range mentoring, targets and all range fees.  If you have your own ammunition and pistol the price drops to $275. 

Close Quarter Pistol

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The purpose of this course is to teach the student how to safely and accurately fire their pistol from non traditional firing positions. The positions that are taught in this course were developed from real world attacks. Seldom attacks take place where you have time to be in perfect shooting position. We must train for the reality that we live in. We can’t plan for every scenario yet, we can train for the most common ones. In this course the student will learn how to shoot an attacker that is within arms distance, how to deal with multiple attackers, how to shoot while protecting an asset and how to shoot from on the ground. This course is approximately four hours long with one hour spent in the classroom and the remainder at the range.

  This course is for one to four people and costs $325 each. This includes one rental pistol, 300 rounds of 9mm ammunition, professional classroom instruction, on range mentoring, targets and all range fees.  If you have your own ammunition and pistol the price drops to $275.  

Rifle courses

Rifle marksmanship

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The Rifle Marksmanship Course is designed to teach anyone the principles, fundamentals, and limitations of their rifle. Some of the lessons taught in this course are; Safety, Clearing Procedures, Operator Maintenance, Disassembly and Inspection, Assembly and Functions Check, The Four Fundamentals of Marksmanship, The Eight Cycles of Function, Immediate and Remedial Action. This course is approximately five hours long with two hours in the classroom and the reminder on the range.

 This course is for one to two people and costs $325 each. This includes one rental rifle, 300 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition, professional classroom instruction, on range mentoring, targets and all range fees.  If you have your own ammunition the price drops to $275. 

Tactical Rifle

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The Advanced Tactical Carbine Course is the next step after learning Rifle Marksmanship. Some of the lessons taught during this course are; Emergency and Tactical Reloading, Alternate Firing Positions, Weak Side Shooting, Barricade Shooting, Shooting while moving, and its all finished up with a stress shoot. This course is approximately five hours long with two hours in the classroom and the reminder on the range.

  This course is for one to two people and costs $350 each. This includes one rental rifle, 300 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition, professional classroom instruction, on range mentoring, targets and all range fees.  If you have your own ammunition the price drops to $300.  

Long Range Precision Marksmanship

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The long range precision rifle marksmanship course is designed to teach anyone the principles, fundamentals, and limitations of their rifle. This course is about one hour of classroom time and the remainder spent at a 100 to  600 yard range. The total time of the course will depend on the clients individual ability to comprehend and exercise this new skill.

This course is $105 per hour (three hour minimum), the student must provide their own rifle and ammo. This includes professional classroom instruction, on range tutelage, targets and all range fees.

Contact Us

Book an Appointment

If  you have questions about our  programs, feel free to send us a message. We will get back to you as  soon as possible.

Hours

By appointment only