3 Rivers Tactical Training Solutions, Inc.

Pittsburgh, PA

The Pittsburgh area's premier firearms and tactical training provider.

Home Defense / CQB

  • Beaver Valley Rifle & Pistol Club 1200 Constitution Blvd Beaver Falls, PA 15010

3T is offering a 2 day Home Defense / CQB course.  Day 1 will consist of range training to include significant pistol diagnostic drills, and students will be introduced to the fundamentals of Close Quarters Battle.  Development of a home defense plan and establishing a safe room are also part of Day 1.  All of Day 2 will be conducted at a facility consisting of two residential houses and an multiple office environment, and will consist of students clearing structures using the CQB fundamentals taught during the course, to include force-on-force drills utilizing role players and the use of airsoft weapons.   

Each student will get multiple CQB runs through several structures

Multiple instructors will be on hand for this course, and the class will be broken down into small groups to maximize personal student – instructor interaction and feedback.   

All drills will be 1-man drills designed around home defense scenarios, although the CQB fundamentals taught in this class apply to any structure.

Topics Covered

  • Developing a home security plan
  • Designating a safe room
  • Fundamentals of Close Quarters Battle
  • Slicing the pie
  • Threshold clearing
  • Room entries and clearing
  • Negotiating stairwells
  • “T” and “L” intersections
  • Hallway movement
  • Verbal Commands
  • Very heavy emphasis on threat discrimination
  • Link up procedures with family members and arriving law enforcement

Required Equipment

  • Wrap around eye protection or a full face mask is required for the airsoft training on day 2
  • A quality pistol in at least 9mm caliber, with a minimum of 3 magazines
  • A quality, Outside The Waistband (OWB) kydex holster is required, as is a double pistol magazine pouch or two single pistol magazine pouches
  • 150 rounds of quality pistol ammo
  • Eye and ear protection
  • A quality hand held flashlight and spare batteries
  • A weapon mounted pistol light, and a holster that accommodates the light, are very – VERY – strongly recommended

Cost: $350, payable below or over the phone. Please read below for our cancellation and refund policy.

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In accordance with ITAR regulations, only United States citizens will be accepted into 3T classes.

All classes end with a night shoot on day 1.  The class hour vary upon time of year.  You will be notified of the class hours specific to your class approximately 2 weeks before the class. Range locations are subject to change.


  • Any customer who has registered for a course, or has made a down payment on a course, can cancel their registration or down payment and receive a full refund if 3T is contacted no less than 60 days prior to the start of the course.
  • If a customer cannot attend a course they have registered for, and there are less than 30 days before the start of the course, the customer will be allowed to reschedule for any of the same courses remaining on the schedule.  Even if the class the customer chooses to reschedule to is full, the customer will be allowed to attend that class. 
  • If 3T must cancel a course all customers who have signed up for, or made a down payment for, the cancelled course have two options to choose from:
  1. Customers can receive a 100% refund.
  2. Customers can reschedule to a later course of their choice.  Customers who choose this option will be compensated with a gift certificate good for one free day of training, redeemable at any 3T class of their choice.  Even if a course is full, the customer will be allowed to attend the course they choose. The gift certificate can be used to attend a 1 day course free of charge, to receive a 50% discount on any 2 day course, or to receive a 33% discount on any 3 day course.

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact 3T at info@3riverstraining.com or 412-925-0818 prior to registering for any course.