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Training

Nexus offers tactical firearms training to law enforcement and the general public. We understand each group's special needs and we have catered each of our programs to reflect the optimal training techniques necessary to support those needs.

Course Descriptions

Responsible Armed Professional

This course is designed for various professionals, from professional athletes, to CEO's who want to learn more about the rights and responsibilities of being armed. This course focuses on:

•Firearms Legal Issues and Rights of owning a firearm
•Firearms Safety
•Pros/Cons of Arming ones self
•Alternatives to Arming ones self
•Firearms Storing Issues
•The proper and legal procedure to arm ones self consistent with local laws.
•We can also assist in training, certification and registering if the need arises.

Defensive Handgun For Women

This course provides a variety of basic defensive handgun techniques. This class is for both beginning and intermediate shooters. Topics to Include: Defensive handgun techniques, fundamentals of marksmanship, master grip, administrative gun handling Vs defensive gun handling, shoot don't shoot, situational awareness, verbal challenge, color codes of awareness, layers of response and more!

Defensive Handgun 1 & 2

These courses provide a variety of basic defensive handgun techniques. Topics to Include: Fundamentals of marksmanship, pistol presentation from holster, master grip, administrative gun handling Vs defensive gun handling, shoot don't shoot, situational awareness, stoppage reduction, situational awareness, verbal challenge, color codes of awareness, layers of response and more! verbal challenge and more!

Defensive Handgun 3 & 4

These courses provide a variety of intermediate defensive handgun techniques. Topics to Include: Defensive manipulation skills; movement; cover; 360 degree scanning and more!

Defensive Handgun 5 & 6

These courses provide a variety of advanced defensive handgun techniques. Topics to Include: movement; one-handed manipulation skills; close quarter shooting techniques; cover, and more!

Handgun Practice

Practice the techniques you've learned.

Defensive Rifle

This two-day course provides a wide variety of AR-15/M1A rifle techniques, from basic to advanced. Topics to Include: Care and cleaning; how to zero: shooting positions; ready and search positions; administrative handling Vs defensive handling; transitions to handgun; proper use of cover; reduced light shooting; stoppage reduction and more!

Introduction to Defensive Handgun

This course introduces the student to safely handling and accurately firing a handgun. This class is for the beginning shooter.

Precision Rifle I

The focus of this class is to develop the fundamental long-range rifle skills necessary to compile a data book. Topics to Include: elements of marksmanship; shooting positions; shooting gear; cold shot zero; data every 100 yards out to 600 yards, and more!

Precision Rifle II

Topics to Include: Range cards; unknown distance shooting; range estimation techniques; target identification; field exercises; teamwork & communication; 100- to 1000-yd shooting; field craft; unconventional shooting positions, and more!

Precision Rifle III

By invitation only.

Tactical Handgun Instructor Training School

The TACFIRE Law Enforcement Tactical Handgun Instructor School is intended for the public and private law enforcement firearms instructor, already proficient in teaching safe handling and shooting of the law enforcement handgun and who wishes to further develop his or her tactical shooting program.

Defensive Shotgun I

This course provides a wide variety of defensive shotgun techniques. Topics to Include: manipulation skills; shooting positions; ready & search positions; pattern tests; combat loading; administrative unload; the sling, and more!

Defensive Shotgun II

This course provides a wide variety of advanced defensive shotgun techniques. Topics to Include: combat manipulation skills; one-handed manipulation; movement; cover; and more!

Groups and Special Events

If you have a group that wishes to get training or to be introduced to the shooting sports, ask us about corporate group rates and/or special scheduling of events tailored just for you and your group.

What Sets Us Apart


Our staff of instructors have held the highest instructional positions in their field and all are Subject Matter Experts (SME's), many with experience submitting testimonies.

The Nexus staff have served at the highest levels of the government as lead-firearms instructors, defensive tactics instructors, SWAT and special operations instructors, and many other roles. Our military staff have trained the most elite soldiers in the US military and authored military adopted manuals of training.

Our maritime program brings the most experienced master mariners, from RO/RO lines, to tankers, to Port Captains, and creates the pinnacle of ISPS and MSTA training deliverables.

With Nexus, the difference is the people...