Welcome to
Tap Rack Bang

As relentless advocates for the 2nd Amendment, we are dedicated to training responsible Americans into capable civilian defenders

We make capable civilian defenders.

No range theatrics. No nonsense training.

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What would you like training for?

Whether you are a beginner looking to learn basic firearm safety and operation, or an experienced shooter looking to bring your training to the next level, Tap Rack Bang is ready to guide you on your journey.

We offer an excellent selection of group classes designed to provide you with the vital skills needed for concealed carry.

If you’d like personalized training with various weapon systems, we offer private training sessions with our professional instructors who bring years of experience in the field. Our instructors offer exceptional expertise and personalized coaching to ensure each trainee’s progress.

This is our full time job.

This isn't just a hobby or a side gig for us. We live and breathe this 24/7.

Experience in numbers.

We have over 30+ combined years of experience training US Marines, law enforcement, and civilians in effectively employing their firearms.

Skills for the best defense.

We’ll equip you with the skills needed for a deliberate counter-offensive against threats using your wits, body. and/or firearm.

Top-tier
gear.

We’ve spent a lot of time and resources researching what’s a passing fad and what tools are here to stay. We’ll guide you on what gear actually works.

Meet the Team

Ernie Medina

CEO & Chief Instructor

Brendon Arbilon

Lead Instructor

Jennipher Piercey

Administrative Lead

Upcoming Classes

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2-Day CCW Course (May 4-5, 2024) - 2-Day CCW Course (May 4-5, 2024)
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2-Day CCW Course (May 4-5, 2024) - 2-Day CCW Course (May 4-5, 2024)
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Fundamental Pistol- May 11, 2024 - Fundamental Pistol- May 11, 2024
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Moving & Shooting- May 16, 2024 - Moving & Shooting- May 16, 2024
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2-Day CCW Course (May 18-19, 2024) - 2-Day CCW Course (May 18-19, 2024)
Fundamental Rifle- May 18, 2024 - Fundamental Rifle- May 18, 2024
1-Day CCW Renewal Course (May 18, 2024) - 1-Day CCW Renewal Course (May 18, 2024)
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2-Day CCW Course (May 18-19, 2024) - 2-Day CCW Course (May 18-19, 2024)
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Radios and Communications – May 30, 2024 - Radios and Communications - May 30, 2024
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2-Day CCW Course (June 1-2, 2024) - 2-Day CCW Course (June 1-2, 2024)
2-Day CCW Course (May 4-5, 2024)
May 4, 2024 - May 5, 2024    
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$200.00 - $425.00
Fundamental Pistol- May 11, 2024
May 11, 2024    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
$125.00
For someone unfamiliar with firearms, enrolling in our Fundamental Pistol Class is a crucial step toward acquiring the essential knowledge and skills needed to ensure [...]
Moving & Shooting- May 16, 2024
May 16, 2024    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$150.00
In a real-life-or-death scenario, you’ll most likely need to move and shoot simultaneously to neutralize the threat and make you a more difficult target for [...]
Fundamental Rifle- May 18, 2024
May 18, 2024    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
$125.00
For individuals new to the AR-15 platform, undertaking a class to learn fundamental skills is not only advisable but imperative.  By investing in our Fundamental [...]
Radios and Communications - May 30, 2024
May 30, 2024    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75.00
Our Radios and Communications class will offer invaluable skills essential for effective communication in various contexts. With a focus on practical applications, the course equips [...]
2-Day CCW Course (June 1-2, 2024)
June 1, 2024 - June 2, 2024    
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$200.00 - $425.00
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Rifle Compromised Positions- April 25, 2024

Rifle Compromised Positions- April 25, 2024

April 25, 2024    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$150.00
Learning how to use a rifle in compromised positions is crucial for enhancing tactical versatility and adaptability in real-world scenarios. It equips individuals with the [...]
2-Day CCW Course (May 4-5, 2024)

2-Day CCW Course (May 4-5, 2024)

May 4, 2024 - May 5, 2024    
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$200.00 - $425.00
Fundamental Pistol- May 11, 2024

Fundamental Pistol- May 11, 2024

May 11, 2024    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
$125.00
For someone unfamiliar with firearms, enrolling in our Fundamental Pistol Class is a crucial step toward acquiring the essential knowledge and skills needed to ensure [...]
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