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Defensive Carbine 1

Duration: 8 hrs

Fee: $250.00

Type(s): Advanced, Basic, Intermediate, Other, Rifle, Scenario Based Training, Tactical Casualty Care (TCCC / TECC)

Instructor: Defensive Marksmanship Instructor Group (DMIG) - Israel Matos View Bio target icon


This is a basic defensive Carbine course not to be confused with a basic marksmanship or safety course. The goal of this course is to make you a more proficient defensive and or reactionary shooter under stress. If you do not have basic weapons handling and marksmanship down this is not the course for you.

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

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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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4 Rifle magazines

Magazine pouches


gloves (optional)

eye and ear protection

water and food for lunch

600rd rifle minimum

Topics covered will be

-Weapons handling and Safety Carbine


-Offset aiming for defensive use

-Malfunctions and stoppages

-Ballistics carbine (5.56) 


-Unconventional positions

-Carbine maintenance

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Topics Covered

Topics covered will be
-Weapons handling and Safety Carbine
-Offset aiming for defensive use
-Malfunctions and stoppages 
-Ballistics carbine (5.56) (we may also cover 300 blackout and 7.62x39 time permitting)
-Unconventional positions
-Carbine maintanence

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Expectations and Outcomes

Students should expect a relaxed learning enviroment 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.

Upcoming Classes

There are no upcoming classes scheduled for this course.