"If violent crime is to be curbed, it is only the intended victim who can do it. The felon does not fear the police, and he fears neither judge or jury. Therefore what he must be taught to fear is his victim". —Lt. Col. Jeff Cooper, Gunsite.Take responsibility for your personal safety! Become your own first responder! Get qualified to lawfully carry a concealed handgun in Illinois. Triggercontrol Tactical provides safe and intensive training for those interested in being responsible, armed civilians. We offer the premier curriculum and best value in Illinois concealed carry license instruction and qualification. Our maximum class size is 10 so you get the most attention and individual training.
Triggercontrol Tactical, LLC is dedicated to "sheepdogs" who aceept personal responsibility for defending themselves and family. TCT is also committed to safe, fun and effective handgun shooting. We are first and foremost about training and practice. Education is our passion and the foundation of our company.
Trigger Control is the essential fundamental of pistolcraft and, thus, the ideal name for our business. We strive to teach new shooters how to achieve shooting excellence and to help perfect the technique of more experienced shooters. We also are involved in pistolworks via sales, FFL transfers, customization, products and custom ammunition.
Mike (Michael Jacobi) is an expert defensive pistol shooter who was initially taught forty years ago by his retired police chief father. He has many years of experience instructing and lecturing, and his expertise is clear and consice teaching skills. He is a teacher, first and foremost, not ex-military or ex-law enforcement. Veterans and police officers are heroes, but that doesn't make them effective teachers or students of cutting-edge principles and training methods. Mike has no "knee deep in blood, hot brass and hand grenade pins" stories and has never been in a gunfight. He is a lifelong shooter with a passion and aptitude for teaching and vast experience in doing so. He focuses on positive mindset and modern, effective training methods that teach your brain to control complex motor skills under stress. He is an Illinois State Police Certified Concealed Carry Instructor and an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor. He is also an NRA Range Safety Officer and Certified Glock® Armorer. He has trained with Ken Hackathorn, Larry Vickers, Alias Training and Security Services, and at the legendary Gunsite Academy. Mike is a member of the NRA, ISRA, IDPA, GSSF and NSSF, and a plankowner member (#051) of the American Warrior Society.