For the Maryland Handgun Qualification Course - Weekends Saturday/Sunday - Email for Date Confirmations


For the NC Concealed Carry Handgun Certification - Friday, December 4, or Saturday, December 5, 2020

About Us

350 Tactical is a mobile firearms training company focused on building a cadre of responsible and law-abiding gun owners. Our mission is to provide professional firearm training in self-defense, as well as smart defense.

Principal and Lead Firearm Instructor, Markiest “Kiest” Waller, is a certified firearms instructor with 20 plus years of federal law enforcement training and experience. Majority of Kiest’s training career has been split between the Federal Air Marshal Service and the Dept of Defense. He has spent a considerable amount of time living and training both domestically and abroad. Kiest enjoys training with different knowledgeable instructors and learning new philosophies and tactics to share with students.

Some of his instructor certifications include:

  • Firearms Instructor (FLETC, USSCA, NRA)
  • NC Justice Academy CCW Instructor
  • MD HQL /Wear & Carry Instructor
  • Rifle Instructor
  • Automatic Weapons Operator
  • Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • Active Shooter Instructor
  • Force-on-Force Instructor
  • ASP Baton & Handcuffing Instructor



We provide a variety of training, to include:

  • Maryland Handgun Qualification License (Gun Purchase)
  • Concealed Carry Handgun Permits Courses for MD, VA, and NC
  • Concealed Carry Techniques
  • Private Group Classes and 1 on 1 Basic-Pistol-Training
  • Women’s Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
  • Dry Fire Training
  • Basic Intro to Pistol Training
  • Pistol Development
  • Defensive Pistol Training
  • NRA Home Safety Course
  • Active Shooter Training




Intro to Handgun


This 1-day course is designed to introduce handgun characteristics, safe weapon handling skills and promote the shooters confidence. The student will learn the characteristics and capabilities of the revolver and semi-automatic pistol, handgun safety, maintenance of handguns, fundamentals of handgun shooting and legal aspects of gun ownership. This is a great course for those considering the purchase of a handgun or handgun owners desiring professional instruction to increase proficiency.

NC Concealed Carry

Weapons Permit - $100 Basic Package/$140 All-Inclusive

Students will attend a mandated 8 hours of classroom instruction, consisting of a lecture, PowerPoint presentations, practical exercises, and a written test. Students will be given a practical shooting proficiency test, in which you must place at least 35 of 50 shots (75%) on a silhouette style target from the 3,5, and 7-yard line.

All-Inclusive package includes “Course fee, completion certificate, CCW training booklet, eye and ear protection.”

** The NC CCW class is NOT a class to teach you to shoot.  Sign up for our a Basic Firearm Class or private 1-on-1 training if you need a little instruction and practice to prepare for the CCW qualification.**

Concealed Carry Techniques


You have your Conceal Carry Permit? You’ve practiced with and have a basic understanding of the operation of your pistol? Then this class is your next step! In this class, you will begin to learn how to handle your gun in a self-defense situation. This 3hr course covers Defensive Discussion, Basic Situational Awareness & Prep, Improving Marksmanship, Proper Drawing and Re-holstering, Reloading in an Emergency, Clearing Malfunctions Quickly and Engaging Multiple Threats.

Private Sessions

$75 per hr (2hr minimum)

Our private, one on one sessions are for students who prefer not to shoot in a group and would benefit more from one on one coaching. Our private group sessions are for members who prefer to train exclusively with their family, friends, or co-workers in order to gain more knowledge in a particular area and/or work to increase their shooting skills and accuracy. Please contact us to schedule a time and discuss the hourly rate.

Women Only

Intro to Pistol Course $125

This is an introductory handgun course – for women only – that provides an excellent overview to learn about the firearms safety rules, different types of handguns, basic parts of a handgun, how to take one apart & clean it, and the fundamentals of shooting. This course is a great way for women who are new to handguns, just want a refresher, or desire an understanding of the fundamentals, to develop their skills in a fun, safe environment.

Maryland Handgun

Qualification Course $149

This basic HQL Course qualifies you for the Maryland HQL and Virginia and Florida Carrying Concealed weapon permit.  The HQL Plus includes 1-on-1 range coaching to ensure you are comfortable and know how to handle a firearm.

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