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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2-Day CCW Course (August 10-11, 2024) - 2-Day CCW Course (August 10-11, 2024)
1-Day CCW Renewal Course (August 10, 2024) - 1-Day CCW Renewal Course (August 10, 2024)
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2-Day CCW Course (August 10-11, 2024) - 2-Day CCW Course (August 10-11, 2024)
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Advanced Pistol Manipulations (August 13, 2024) - Advanced Pistol Manipulations (August 13, 2024)
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Fundamental Rifle- August 17, 2024 - Fundamental Rifle- August 17, 2024
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Cover & Concealment- August 22, 2024 - Cover & Concealment- August 22, 2024
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2-Day CCW Course (August 24-25, 2024) - 2-Day CCW Course (August 24-25, 2024)
1-Day CCW Renewal Course (August 24, 2024) - 1-Day CCW Renewal Course (August 24, 2024)
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2-Day CCW Course (August 24-25, 2024) - 2-Day CCW Course (August 24-25, 2024)
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Fundamental Pistol- August 3, 2024
August 3, 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 [...]
1-Day CCW Renewal Course (August 10, 2024)
August 10, 2024    
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
$225.00
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 [...]
2-Day CCW Course (August 10-11, 2024)
August 10, 2024 - August 11, 2024    
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$225.00 - $450.00
Advanced Pistol Manipulations (August 13, 2024)
August 13, 2024    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$160.00
This class will get you thoroughly familiar with your handgun’s manual of arms from concealment. As responsible civilian defenders, we must be efficient in clearing [...]
Fundamental Rifle- August 17, 2024
August 17, 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 [...]
Cover & Concealment- August 22, 2024
August 22, 2024    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$160.00
The effectiveness of a fighting rifle is determined by the rifleman's ability to leverage its advantages in eliminating threats. In our “Cover & Concealment class,” [...]
1-Day CCW Renewal Course (August 24, 2024)
August 24, 2024    
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
$225.00
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 [...]
2-Day CCW Course (August 24-25, 2024)
August 24, 2024 - August 25, 2024    
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$225.00 - $450.00
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Shooting in Low-light (July 18, 2024)

Shooting in Low-light (July 18, 2024)

July 18, 2024    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$160.00
Shooting in no-light/ low-light environments is more than simply turning on a flashlight. Improper techniques can work against you and put you in more danger. [...]
Fundamental Pistol- July 20, 2024

Fundamental Pistol- July 20, 2024

July 20, 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 [...]
Rifle Manipulations- July 24, 2024

Rifle Manipulations- July 24, 2024

July 24, 2024    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$160.00
Learn to manipulate your fighting rifle, our “Rifle Manipulation” class will teach you advance-ready positions and how to apply them in different situations. On top [...]
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