Xtreme Tactical Defense St. Louis

FAQ – Firearms Training

What is different about Xtreme Tactical Defense from a normal shooting range?

Paper targets don’t move or fight back! Our training courses were designed by self defense experts, law enforcement and military special operations units.  Our instructor team is comprised of highly experienced veterans of military and law enforcement and self defense experts.  The techniques and methods have been proven effective under combat conditions.  Unlike a standard shooting range we train in an open dynamic environment that realistically simulates a real world threatening encounter from pre-fight indicators thru the fight, and post fight legalities.   A CCW permit makes you legal to carry a firearm and gives you the right – but NOT the ability; Xtreme Tactical Defense courses can help make you capable of using it to adequately protect yourself and others.

What is the minimum age for participants?

Participants in the Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced courses must be at least 18 years of age, or 15 years of age with a parent or guardian attending the same class.  Participation in Combat PistolCarbine courses must be at least 18 years of age.

Do I need to bring my own equipment and ammunition?

We suggest you bring your own equipment and ammunition but XTD does offer rental firearms, accessories, and ammunition for sale.  Please contact us for gear recommendations.  Rental equipment list is available on our Gear Rental page.

At the end of our classes we do provide equipment free of charge for students to experience.

What do I need to bring to my course?

We provide a checklist for our courses.  Please look at our Tactical Gear List page.

May I take video and pictures.

Yes, cameras are welcome; however, please get your instructor’s permission first.

What if I miss or reschedule my class?

There is a $25 cancellation\reschedule fee, however your course credit is always valid.

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