Code 3 Tactical Academy

Gym Facility

Strength/Conditioning/Fitness Gym
Top of the line facility for those looking to increase stamina, strength, and their overall fitness ability. Each member can couple their knowledge with Strength , Speed and Endurance. All levels of training are welcome as their will be trainers and instructors on site to help increase fitness ability along with knowledge on the newest training techniques and styles. The free range of the gym allows to members to train for competitions, sports, and general fitness desires.

Self Defense Training

 

Spartan Self Defensive Tactics (SSDT) – Initial (8 Hours)
This course provides training in the Spartan Self Defensive Tactics (SSDT). Students learn how to use their hands, elbows, knees and feet for protection against an attack, especially in close quarter battles. It relies heavily on practical hands-on applications and is intended for first responders who want instruction in how to use their personal weapons for self-defense and subject-control for escort and handcuffing.
Courses offered on a monthly basis
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SSDT Recertification – Refresher (4 Hours)
This is the refresher course for the Spartan Self Defensive Tactics (SSDT).
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USCCA Gun Defense

 

USCCA Gun Defense
USCCA gun defense class will teach basics of gun safety as well as self defense utilizing the gun in many different scenarios. This course is taught in a classroom with USCCA instructors.
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Less Than Lethal Training

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OC Spray – Initial – (4 Hours)
Oleoresin Capsicum “OC” is a non-lethal pepper spray carried by police, military, and security personnel. This is the ZARC International OC Spray course, which instructs students in the deployment of OC Spray against a resistant subject. Students receive classroom training and Level 1 Exposure (students are actually sprayed with active OC Spray).
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OC Spray – Recertification (4 Hours)
This is the ZARC International OC Spray course, which instructs students in the deployment of OC Spray against a resistant and/or combative subject. Students receive classroom training and Level 3 Exposure (brief exposure without being sprayed).
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ASP Expandable Baton – Initial (8 Hours)
This course provides training in the ASP Expandable Baton system. Students receive useful defensive skills in all 3 zones of defense, especially for close quarter battles.
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ASP – Recertification (4 Hours)
This is the refresher course for the ASP Expandable Baton system.
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P.A.T.H. Handcuffing – Initial (4 Hours)
The PATH “Practical and Tactical Handcuffing” course is the most complete and innovative handcuffing course in the country. Students receive classroom and practical drills training in handcuffing a subject in a standing, prone or kneeling position, for combative subjects.
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P.A.T.H. Handcuffing – Recertification (4 Hours)
This is the refresher course for the PATH “Practical and Tactical Handcuffing” course. Students receive classroom and practical drills training in handcuffing a subject in a standing, prone or kneeling position, for combative subjects.
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Less Than Lethal Combo Package – Baton/OC/Handcuffing (10 Hours)
This course provides recertification certification training in ASP Expandable Baton Training, PATH® “Practical and Tactical Handcuffing” training, and the ZARC International OC Spray course.
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MD Handgun Training

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16 Hour Maryland Wear & Carry Handgun Permit for Armed Security: Entry-Level
This course provides classroom training on Use of Force, Maryland Firearms Laws, and live-fire training on the MD Practical Pistol Course for security guards and a Certificate of Completion.
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NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.

8 Hour Maryland Wear & Carry Handgun Permit for Armed Security: In-Service Recertification
This course provides 4 hours of classroom training and 4 hours of live-fire training in preparation for the Maryland PPC qualification, to renew their armed guard license.

NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.
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NRA Training Courses

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NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course
Short Description: Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely.
More Details: This course is at least 8-hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest position, and two handed standing positions; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination, and course completion certificate.

What You Will Learn

  • Gun Safety Rules
  • Types of Pistols
  • Understanding a Revolver & a Semi-Automatic Pistol
  • Ammunition
  • The Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
  • Shooting Positions
  • Pistol Shooting Errors
  • Clearing Pistol Stoppages
  • Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Selecting Pistols, Ammunition & Accessories
  • Maintaining Your Skills

NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.
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NRA FIRST Steps Rifle Orientation
Short Description: Firearm Instruction, Responsibility, and Safety Training — is the NRA’s response to the American public’s need for a firearm orientation program for new purchasers.
More Details: NRA FIRST Steps Rifle is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific rifle action type for classes of four or fewer students. This course is at least three hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot a specific rifle action type. Students will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; the particular rifle model parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; cleaning the rifle; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, FIRST Steps Course completion certificate.

NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.
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NRA FIRST Steps Shotgun Orientation
Short Description: Firearm Instruction, Responsibility, and Safety Training is the NRA’s response to the American public’s need for a firearm orientation program for new purchasers.
More Details: NRA FIRST Steps Shotgun course is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific shotgun model. This course is at least three hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot a specific model shotgun at a moving target. Students will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; the particular shotgun model parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; cleaning the shotgun; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Shotgun Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, FIRST Steps Course completion certificate.

NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.
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NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course
More Details: Prerequisite: This course is for law-abiding adult citizens, as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law, and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm). Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the Pre-Course Assessment.

Description: This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection In The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and course completion certificate.

Note: Lesson III of this course: Firearms and the Law, and Legal Aspects of Self-Defense, is conducted by an attorney licensed to practice law within the state in which this course is given and who is familiar with this area of the law, or a Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) who possesses an intermediate or higher Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificate granted within the state, or an individual currently certified to instruct in this area of the law by the state in which this course is presented. NRA Certified Instructors may conduct this lesson only if they meet the requirements stated above and then only in their capacity as an attorney, or other state certified individual not in their capacity as an NRA Certified Instructor.

NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.
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NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home Course
Short Description: Teaches students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home.

More Details: Prerequisite: This course is for adult individuals who are not disqualified from possessing a firearm as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law and are of good repute and possess defensive pistol skills presented in the NRA Basics of Personal Protection In The Home Course. Participants must also understand the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in self-defense, and must know and observe not only general gun safety rules, but also those safety principles that are specific to defensive situations. Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course Certificate, or by passing the pre-course evaluation. Description: The course is divided into two levels. Level one is nine-hours and offers the essential knowledge and skills that must be mastered in order to carry, store, and use a firearm safely and effectively for personal protection outside the home. Students spend several hours on the range and shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition during level one. Upon completion, students may choose to attend level two, which is an additional five hours on the range and approximately 115 rounds of ammunition learning advanced shooting skills. Time and ammunition requirements are minimum, and may be exceeded. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and appropriate (level one/level two) course completion certificates(s)

Note: Lesson III: Firearms and the Law, and Legal Aspects of Self-Defense, of the Personal Protection In and Outside The Home Courses is conducted by an attorney licensed to practice law within the state in which this course is given and who is familiar with this area of the law, a Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) who possesses an intermediate or higher Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificate granted within the state, or an individual currently certified to instruct in this area of the law by the state in which this course is presented. NRA Certified Instructors may conduct this lesson only if they meet the requirements stated above and then only in their capacity as an attorney, or other state certified individual, not in their capacity as an NRA Certified Instructor.

NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.
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NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course
Short Description: Develops NRA Certified Range Safety Officers with the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.

More Details: This course is nine hours long and is conducted in a classroom and at a shooting facility. Range Safety Officer candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions. Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive an RSO Student Study Guide, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and a Course Evaluation form.

NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.
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NRA Home Firearm Safety Course
Short Description: Non-shooting course and teaches students the basic knowledge, skills, and to explain the attitude necessary for the safe handling and storage of firearms and ammunition in the home.

More Details: This is a four-hour course for safe gun handling that is conducted in the classroom only. Students are taught NRA’s three rules for safe gun handling; primary causes of firearms accidents; firearm parts; how to unload certain action types; ammunition components; cleaning; care; safe storage of firearms in the home; and the benefits of becoming an active participant in the shooting sports. Students will receive the NRA Home Firearm Safety handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, course completion certificate.

NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.
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DC-SPO Courses

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Armed DC –SPO – Entry Level (40 Hrs)
This course provides the training required to become an armed DC Special Police Officer, as required the DC Special Operations Management Branch (SOMB). Students receive classroom and live-fire training in the following subjects: Firearms Training, DC General Orders/Special Orders, Criminal Codes (MPDC)
Use of Force, Report Writing, Role of a Police Officer, and Introduction Terrorism Awareness.

NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.
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Armed DC-SPO – In-Service (8 Hours)
This is the recertification course the Armed DC SPO. SPO’s are required to complete this course annually, in order to renew their SPO license.

NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.
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DCJS Courses

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Virginia DCJS Security Officer Handgun (24 Hours) – DCJS 75E/05E Arrest Authority, Entry Level – Armed
The course provides entry-level training for Virginia armed security officers, Students receive DCJS mandated classroom-based and live-fire training in the following subject areas: Entry-Level Armed Security Officer Handgun (75E) and Arrest Powers (05E).

NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.
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Virginia DCJS Security Officer (18 Hours) – DCJS 01E, Entry Level Security Officer
The course provides entry-level training for Virginia unarmed and armed security officers, Students receive DCJS mandated classroom-based training in the following subject areas: Applicable sections of the Code of Virginia and Regulations Relating to Private Security Services; Code of Ethics; General Duties and Responsibilities; Signs of Terrorism; Virginia Laws; Use of Force; as well as Security Patrol, Access Control, and Communications.

NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.
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Virginia DCJS Unarmed Security (8 Hours) DCJS 05E, Security Officer Arrest Authority
The course provides entry-level training for Virginia armed security officers, Students receive DCJS mandated classroom-based training in the following subject areas: Arrest Powers, Policies, and Procedures.

NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.
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Virginia DCJS Armed Security Officer – In-Service – 01I & 07R (8 Hours)
This is the annual in-service refresher training course for Virginia Armed Security Officers, as mandated by DCJS, for individuals wishing to renew there armed security officer license. Students receive 2 hours of firearms refresher training and 2 hours of live-fire training to qualify on the 07R course of fire; as well as 4 hours of classroom training on basic security officer knowledge (01I).

NOTE: Course fees for all firearms classes does not include handgun, targets, range time, and ammunition. Students receive a Certificate of Completion for all classes they attend, after their balances are paid in full.
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Red Cross Training

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First Aid/CPR/AED for Adults, Children & Infants – Initial (8 Hours)
This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants.
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First Aid/CPR/AED for Adults, Children & Infants – Refresher (4 Hours)
This is a short review course that will refresh students knowledge & skills in recognizing and caring for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants.
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