Cherev Gidon - Israeli Tactical Training Academy



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Basic Rifle Course -$295 per person


This course introduces the student to the evolution of the rifle, from its origins in match-lock and flint-lock smooth-bore muskets, to today’s selective fire military assault rifles. The course explains the different categories of rifles such as bolt-action, lever action, semi-automatic and fully automatic variants; and focuses on the topic of ballistics and accuracy. The instructor will demonstrate different shooting stances, and explain the proper grip and posture. You will be taught about sight alignment and steady firearm handling. The first part of the day will consist of classroom learning, followed by live-fire shooting on the range practicing everything learned in the classroom.


Intermediate Rifle Course -$395 per person


This course picks up where the basic rifle course left off. It introduces the more experienced shooter to the next level of rifle handling and use. This course includes breathing techniques, malfunction drills, shooting while advancing on a target, shooting while under stress, rapid magazine replacements, basic Krav Maga using the rifle as a hand-to-hand defensive weapon, use of the bayonet, and use of magnified rifle scopes. Participants in this course will wear IDF combat uniforms during the training. This course includes live fire drills with an assault rifle.


Advanced Rifle Course -$495 per person


This advanced-level tactical shooting course focuses on higher level shooting techniques and introduces the student to the discipline of CQB (close quarter battle). The program covers use of holographic sights such the Meprolite and EoTech and trains with the TRIJICON ACOG rifle sight system. This course includes training with bullet proof vests, Kevlar helmets and full combat gear. The course focuses on intense close-quarter shooting techniques such as clearing a building, attacking an enemy emplacement and advancing and shooting as a team. This course covers shooting from a vehicle, shooting after extreme physical exertion, clearing stoppages under fire, cover and concealment, rapid fire techniques, and identifying and terminating hostile threats while avoiding harming bystanders.



Prices quoted above are on a per-person basis. We provide discounted rates to groups of more than four participants. All courses listed above are one-day courses. They last from approximately 9:00am until 5:00pm and include a one hour lunch break. The price includes ammunition, range access, tactical gear, ear and eye protection, targets, etc. We provide the firearms for each course, however if you have your own gun(s) that you wish to use during the course, please check with us in advance. All courses must be paid for in full in advance, and are non-refundable. Because of this we advise everyone to be 100% certain well in advance that they will be able to attend the course they book on the particular date they choose. Courses must be booked a minimum of one week in advance. Courses are available Sunday through Friday. No courses given on Saturdays or Jewish holidays. All those applying for courses must be legally eligible to handle firearms. All those attending courses must be at least 18 years of age. Minors over age 12 are allowed to attend basic courses with parent or legal guardian present and with written consent. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone and for any reason.