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The AR platform can be a valuable, life saving tool. For the soldier, it is a main tool. For the law enforcement officer, it is invaluable when protecting the people against violent threats. For the civilian, it is a powerful home defense weapon.

Basic Carbine is a beginner to intermediate level class, but even advanced shooters will leave with material to improve their shooting. It is not a tactics course, but about shooting fundamentals and weapon manipulations. Defensive Carbine is designed to make a shooter more efficient and confident with the AR. Topics covered include:

· Gear and placement
· Proper zero
· Trigger control
· Sight picture and sight alignment
· Grip and Stance
· Fast and efficient reloads (speed and tactical)
· Malfunction clearance
· Shooting from a variety of positions

Requirements:

· Safety Awareness and adherence to the four rules of firearms safety
· Basic weapon knowledge
· 400 rounds rifle
· A minimum of 5 working rifle magazines
· The ability to carry three rifle magazines on the range
· Eye and Ear protection
· Tools, spare parts, and lube for each weapon system
· Note pad and writing utensil
· Appropriate dress for the season and work on the ground (long pants recommended)
· Knee and elbow pads (optional)
· Medical kit (optional, but highly recommended)
· Water and snacks (optional)
· Sunscreen and bug spray (optional)

 

To find out when and where our next carbine course is being offered and to register, check out our Carbine Course Schedule .