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Defensive Carbine 1


Duration: 1 day



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This basic defensive carbine course is designed to make you a more proficient defensive and/or reactionary shooter, under stress. This is not a basic marksmanship or safety course.

Depending on the range, you may be shooting from contact distance out to 600 yards.

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Topics Covered

  • weapons handling and safety carbine
  • zeroing
  • offset aiming for defensive use
  • malfunctions and stoppages
  • ballistics carbine (5.56) 
  • movement
  • unconventional positions
  • carbine maintenance

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Expectations and Outcomes

Students should expect a relaxed learning environment focused on excellence in the basics. We are only going to push you as far as you are capable of. Like the old saying goes "Rome was not built in a day". By the end of the course, you will have learned many skills, and sharpened many others, to make you a more effective and responsible rifleman.

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Advanced, Basic, Intermediate, Other, Rifle, Scenario Based Training

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Documentation Requirements

Please bring all documentation with you the day of the course.

The instructor requires a copy of your driver's license once you register.

The instructor requires a copy of your CCW permit once you register.

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  • rifle
  • 6 rifle magazines
  • 500 rounds of rifle ammo
  • magazine pouches
  • sling
  • eye and ear protection
  • water and food for lunch
  • gloves (optional)