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Combative Handgun Solutions

When: Saturday & Sunday, July 27th & 28th 2024

            Saturday: 8 A.M. – 5 P.M.

            Sunday:   8 A.M. - 2 P.M.

Where: Apex Combat Club – Omaha, NE

            13313 Millard Ave, Omaha, NE 68137

Who: Lane Gries of Bastion Black Performance, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt and USPSA

          Grand Master

Course Description


Combative Handgun Solutions is course designed to train students to deal with the realities of personal violence in a weapons based environment. Typically, this environment exists between 0 and 5yds, is initiated by the ‘bad guy,’ lasts only a few seconds, and requires the victim to access many skills and attributes under extreme duress and with extremely slim time margins. Students will train in their typical Concealed Carry/Open Carry or Duty gear, will be given solutions to deal with violent encounters that involve wrestling/grappling, striking, bladed weapons, firearms, and from all distances in the spectrum from complete and total entanglement to multiple yards of space. This will culminate with various live or semi-live engagements with real opponents utilizing Simunition Rounds and Glock Training Guns.


Topics Covered:

Day 1:

  • Basic Fence Positions and Surviving the Surprise Assault

  • Fighting Into and Out of Entanglement

  • Utilizing Fundamental Wrestling and Fighting Skills to Achieve Positional Dominance

  • Accessing and Employing Weapons From Entanglement

  • Creating Space and Accessing Weapons Whilst Moving

  • Controlling Opponent Weapons

  • Using an Effective Thumb Pec Index to Utilize Firearms While Entangled

Day 2

  • Basic Ground Fighting - Offensive and Defensive Fundamentals

  • Escaping From the Bottom Position

  • Controlling Techniques From the Top Position

  • Accessing and Utilizing Weapons on the Ground

  • Armed Response Considerations

  • Using Verbal and Physical Management & Distraction to Successfully Deploy Weapons

  • Managing Unknown Violent Altercations

  • Responding to In-Progress Assaults and Active Shooters



  • Day 1: None

  • Day 2: Must Have Attended a Combative Handgun Solutions Class or Approved Comparable Class to Attend Day 2


Required Items: *Limited Rental Items Are Available*

  • Carry/Duty Gun

  • Carry/Duty Belt and Holster

  • Eye Protection


  • Bring ANY and ALL that comprise your Daily Carry / Duty gear...Holster, Lights, Training Knives, ETC.

  • This is a ZERO Live Fire Class...NO AMMUNITION is needed or allowed in class

  • Typical Carry/Duty Clothes, Seasonal Weather Gear. There is a high likelihood of clothing damage, plan accordingly.

  • Mouthpiece and cup

  • Long sleeve shirt or other appropriate protective garment for use with SIMs

  • Gloves if desired

  • Good attitude


Both Training Days: $375

1 Training Day:        $195

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