Defensive Carbine Training

Don’t just go shooting with your carbine – learn how to use it effectively! Utilizing military, competitive shooting, and law-enforcement training methods, you’ll learn how to turn your AR-15, AK-47, Mini-14, or similar carbine into a real workhorse. You’ll improve your accuracy and learn how to keep your carbine up and running with quick and efficient reloading and malfunction clearing techniques. You’ll also become proficient on how to move and shoot, and at the end of the day you’ll get to put your skills to the test with our unique and challenging Marksmanship Qualification and our Refunction Exercise!

  • 8-Hours of Range Instruction
  • Equipment Selection and Maintenance
  • Fundamentals of Marksmanship
  • Effective Reloading
  • Malfunction Clearances
  • Shooting and Moving

Required Equipment:

  • Reliable Semi-Automatic Carbine: AR-style platform, AK-47, Mini-14, M1A/M14, or handgun caliber carbine
  • Backup or Secondary Carbine (if available)
  • 400+ Rounds of Rifle Ammunition (more is better)
  • Rifle Sling
  • Belt-Mounted Magazine Holders or Load Bearing Equipment
  • Minimum 3 Magazines (more is better – please load them before class)
  • Hearing Protection and Eye Protection (electronic hearing protection recommended)
  • Carbine Cleaning and Lubrication Supplies
  • Knee and Elbow Pads (optional)
  • Food, Water, Hat, Closed Toed Shoes, and Weather Appropriate Clothing