About Us

Veteran-owned firearms training in Phoenix, AZ



We at ERT believe that all people have the right to defend themselves and their loved ones from attack with whatever force is necessary within the limits of the law.

We also believe that the most dangerous people in the world - are the owners who don’t know how to safely handle a firearm.

At Emergency Response Tactical (ER Tactical), our mission is one of empowerment, safety, and continuous learning. Our journey began with a clear and resolute vision: to provide top-notch firearms training that encompasses not just tactical skills, but also the mental fortitude required to handle critical situations adeptly. Situated in Phoenix, AZ, our training center is led by a cadre of experienced military veterans who bring a wealth of real-world combat experience. Our instructors are passionate about imparting their extensive knowledge, ensuring that each trainee receives personalized attention and guidance, transitioning seamlessly from beginner to advanced skill levels.

Specializing in a wide array of firearms including handguns, carbines, shotguns and precision rifles, we at ER Tactical believe in a holistic approach to training. We understand that owning a firearm is a serious responsibility and aim to equip our trainees with the knowledge, competence, and confidence necessary to ensure safety and effectiveness. Our ethos of empowerment extends beyond the range. We foster a community where individuals are encouraged to continue their learning journey, sharing experiences and insights with one another. This collective endeavor of fostering responsible firearm ownership resonates at the core of ER Tactical’s mission.

Your journey towards mastering firearm safety and tactics is not just an individual endeavor, but a shared mission. With ER Tactical, you are not just receiving training; you are becoming part of a community dedicated to the responsible and skillful use of firearms. Join us and experience the difference that comes with learning from combat-tested veterans, in an environment that prioritizes safety, excellence, and continuous self-improvement.

Owning a firearm requires education and training.

The average untrained gun owner is incapable of mounting an effective defense and may harm himself and others in a failed effort.



We at ERT can teach you combat-proven and simple techniques using logically progressing skill sets.

You can experience the confidence that comes with learning proper tactical skills as well as the psychological mindset necessary to handle yourself in a critical situation.

Our proven approach to Tactical Weapons Training builds on a strong foundation in safety and basic skills.  Students advance quickly under our expert guidance.