Kevin Mante (Applied Combative Solutions)

ACS Low Light Handgun Class



Persons must be at least 21 years old and have obtained a valid Illinois FOID Card under Illinois Law 430 ILCS 65/. Refer to the specific laws that apply on the Illinois State Police website:

The Training:

You will receive specific training to counter "things that go bump in the night". This is an entry level combative course which is designed to address common aspects of low light shooting techniques. This course will cover the following: Target acquisition and engagement in various types of low light/dark enviroments, Proper use of both weapon mounted and hand held lights, Weapons manipulations in the dark and movement principles. This class is an addition to our normal line of combative level courses and will require the student to be vetted by our staff prior to attending.


Tuition is $150.00 per person for the 8 hour class. Class size will be limited to 5 students and will fill quickly. The list price includes all range fees. Students must be pre-registered. Interested parties can register by email to: Your email should contain the following information: Your name, telephone number, method of payment - cash or personal check (to be paid upon arrival at the class), handgun type/caliber and any prior training you have had. Upon approving your registration email, a course rules and administration sheet will be emailed back to you with additional information.


You will need the following items for this course: 1) A defensive caliber handgun. 2) 250 rds of target ammunition (minimum). 3) At least 2 usable magazines for your handgun. 4) A usable holster (OWB or IWB). 5) Eye and ear protection. 6) An open mind. 7)Weapon mounted light (optional) and hand held flashlight (more than one type if possible). All other equipment requirements will be emailed to you as part of your enrollment packet. Certificiates of completion will be provided at the end of the class.

Who we are:

Applied Combative Solutions LLC is a Veteran Owned small business providing firearms training and consulting services. Our instructors have been training Military, Law Enforcement, Gov. Contract Security, and Responsible Citizens since 2001. We look forward to providing your training needs. Contact ACS by Email:, follow us on Facebook at Applied Combative Solutions or our website: