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

* Range fees are not included in the fee for private training sessions

Brendon Arbilon

Lead Instructor

* Range fees are not included in the fee for private training sessions

Stephen Phan

Instructor

* Range fees are not included in the fee for private training sessions

Jennipher Piercey

Administrative Lead

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Simulated Self-defense Scenarios- June 13,2024 - Simulated Self-defense Scenarios- June 13,2024
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2-Day CCW Course (June 15-16, 2024) - 2-Day CCW Course (June 15-16, 2024)
Fundamental Pistol- June 15, 2024 - Fundamental Pistol- June 15, 2024
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2-Day CCW Course (June 15-16, 2024) - 2-Day CCW Course (June 15-16, 2024)
1-Day CCW Renewal Course (June 16, 2024) - 1-Day CCW Renewal Course (June 16, 2024)
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Fundamental Rifle- June 22, 2024 - Fundamental Rifle- June 22, 2024
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Simulated Self-defense Scenarios- June 13,2024
June 13, 2024    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
*THIS IS NOT A LIVE-FIRE CLASS* In Simulated Self-Defense Scenarios, students will learn self-defense skills that can’t be evaluated or taught at the shooting range. [...]
Fundamental Pistol- June 15, 2024
June 15, 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 [...]
2-Day CCW Course (June 15-16, 2024)
June 15, 2024 - June 16, 2024    
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
1-Day CCW Renewal Course (June 16, 2024)
June 16, 2024    
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
For Renewal CCW Applicants in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego. A challenging live-fire range session for experienced CCW holders. Our 8-hour [...]
Fundamental Rifle- June 22, 2024
June 22, 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 [...]
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Simulated Self-defense Scenarios- June 13,2024

Simulated Self-defense Scenarios- June 13,2024

June 13, 2024    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
*THIS IS NOT A LIVE-FIRE CLASS* In Simulated Self-Defense Scenarios, students will learn self-defense skills that can’t be evaluated or taught at the shooting range. [...]
2-Day CCW Course (June 15-16, 2024)

2-Day CCW Course (June 15-16, 2024)

June 15, 2024 - June 16, 2024    
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fundamental Pistol- June 15, 2024

Fundamental Pistol- June 15, 2024

June 15, 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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