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Introduction to Carbine

Basic - This class is designed for the average citizen looking to learn or enhance their skills with a modern carbine.

Duration: 8 hours



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This introduction to Carbine/ Patrol Rifle.
This is an 8-hour course that begins with the basics of care and maintenance.
The course is a combination of classroom and Live fire Range.

  • Classroom 4 hours
  • Range 4 hours
We will follow up with live fire to practice what we have learned. 

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Topics Covered

  • History of the modern carbine
  • Care and maintenance
  • Ammunition 
  • The basic operation of the carbine
  • Mounting the rifle
  • Use of sling
  • Sighting-in
  • Bore offset at close range.
  • Dealing with malfunctions
  • Transition Drills 
  • Practical application of the above

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Expectations and Outcomes

The student, upon successful completion, will be able to safely operate the modern carbine, he/ she will understand how to maintain the rifle, and what type of ammunition is appropriate for it.
He/she will have developed the required safe handling skills and will have demonstrated them in practical application exercise on the range with live fire. 

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Basic, Other

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Documentation Requirements


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

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  • AR15 type rifle, with a sling and, mounted light
  • Handgun holster three spare magazines and mag pouches.
  • At least three 30 round magazines
  • At least one Magazine pouch or chest rig.
  • 200 rounds of ammunition for your handgun and 300 rounds of ammunition for your rifle.
  • 2 point sling.
  • Back up sights (flip-ups are acceptable)
  • Vertical for grip (recommended)