course Instructor


A former veteran of the Israeli secret service "Shin bet" and special agents team leader for Executive of protection

A veteran captain of the Israeli Defense Forces with over 20 years of both combat and instructional experience. He began his army career in the Israeli Delta Force ...  read more

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HQL classes

Due to the covid 19 all the course take place out door in a farm an hour from Washington DC near Manassas, Virginia. There we can keep social distancing and create a safe environment to everyone involve.

Duration            Pricing

4 HOURS                200 USD

Handgun Qualification License (HQL) Class


GLOCK 19/17 or any 9mm, .40 caliber semi-auto

MD Handgun Qualification License Course, for new purchasers of handguns in Maryland.  Certain exceptions apply



Course content:

  1. Pistol knowledge and operation.

  2. Pistol action types.

  3. Rules for safe gun handling and use.

  4. Ammunition knowledge

  5. Fundamentals of pistol shooting.

  6. Intro to MD firearms laws.

  7. Selecting your first pistol.

  8. Maintenance and storage.

  9. Application process.


Live fire session

Pre-requisites:  No prior experience required. You will need to fill out and submit a LiveScan form in advance. 

Next Course: The HQL class meets the state of Maryland's requirements to apply for your HQL license. To continue in your training, we recommend the NEXT Steps Training class.


 Stage 1:  Dry - no bullets part (2 hours)

  • Safety at the range during the class and at home

  • Rules of engagement 

  • Gun mechanism 

  • Sights use, trigger work, reset point

  • Mags change 

  • Draw from the holster in concealed or open carry mode

  • Gun malfunctions

Stage 2: Wet - live fire part (1hours)

  • Sights use and fine trigger work - zero exercise

  • Point shooting - how to shoot instinctively without use of the sights

  • Rapid fire with emphasis on the use of reset point 

  • Sights use, trigger work, reset point

  • Mags change 

  • Shooting multiple attackers in narrow angle while mags changed and deal with gun malfunctions 

Skill prerequisites

  • The course provided to lawful citizen only

  • We run a short background check on all students

  • Normal mental & physical shape 

  • Students with special medical needs require to provide doctor approval to take the training and inform the instructor before the registration

Required gear

  • Belt mounted, dominant side concealment holster

  • Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide

  • Concealment jacket or vest

  • Footwear suitable for rapid movement

  • Casual, comfortable civilian clothing suitable for training in any weather

  • Hydration system

  • Sunscreen and bug spray

  • Hat

  • Wraparound eye wear

  • Earmuffs and earplugs

  • All the gear is available for no additional cost - although it's highly recommended to use your own gear  

 All inclusive prices

  • Ammo 9mm provided together w gear - Rental 

  • Sign up time 2 days before the course with 200 USD deposit + PayPal fee 


200 USD

USA prices

How to use a pistol effectively in case of emergency require to implement muscle memory with many repetition. Only when the student feels confident and comfortable to operate the pistol during "dry" (no  bullets) we move to the live fire part to shot. 

Approaching weapons manipulation fundamentals from the stand point of human bio mechanics, ergonomics, and mental processing, the TAC™ program is as much about understanding the weapon system as it is about understanding yourself and the principles that make you who you are. Developed for beginner, intermediate, and advanced shooters, our program is designed to give students a template for increasing mental acuity, focus, dexterity, balance, and spatial awareness. All while performing skill based weapons manipulations. These same skills have direct application in everyday life. The TAC™ program will not just make you a better shooter - it will help you fine tune your performance in all aspects of your life.


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Upcoming courses:

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July 6     200 USD 

July 8      200 USD 

July 10   200 USD 

July 12    200 USD 

July 14    200 USD 

July 16    200 USD 

July 18   200 USD 

July 20    200 USD 

July 22    200 USD 

July 24    200 USD 

July 26   200 USD 

July 28    200 USD 

July 30    200 USD 

Aug 1    200 USD 

Aug 3   200 USD 

Aug 5    200 USD 

The course conducted between 10:00am - 2:00pm, depends on minimum amount of students attending the class (5 students to open) - For registration please call +1(202)674-7255 or tomer@israelitactical.com

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