Tactical Carbine Training Courses
Training Course Descriptions
- Functioning Carbine (AK or AR Type)
- Tactical-Style Sling (Single-Point, Two-Point, Three-Point)
- Three (3) Magazines (Seven (7) Required for 2-Day Courses)
- Magazine Carrier (Battle/Duty Belt, Chest Harness, Plate Carrier, etc.)
- Vision and Hearing Protection
- Appropriate Amount of Ammo (Amounts in Course Descriptions)
- Weather and Activity Appropriate Attire (Dress in Layers)
- An Open Mind and Willingness to Learn
- Electronic Hearing Protection (Facilitates Better Hearing of Range Commands)
- Elbow and Knee Pads (Drills May Be Conducted On Gravel or Concrete)
- Gloves (Extended Firing May Mean a Hot Barrel, Rail, or Hand Guard)
- Spare Parts (In the Event of a Parts Breakage, Quick Repair is Key)
- Maintenance/Adjustment Tools and Items (Oil, Sight Adjustment Tools, etc.)
- Extra Magazines
Carbine Level 1 – Introductory Course – One Day
Ammo Requirement – Three Hundred (300) Rounds
Course Outline -
Our Level I – Introductory course is designed to introduce the shooting enthusiast to methods enabling the effective deployment of his or her carbine. Topics covered will include: properly zeroing your weapon, basic weapons familiarization and manipulation, basic range safety, marksmanship fundamentals, an introduction to malfunction diagnosis and clearance, and basic firing positions.
Courses of fire will include:
- Magazine Changes
- Malfunction Drills
- Reflexive Fire
- Movement Drills
- 1-5 Drill
- Shoot and Move
- Box Drill
Carbine Level 2 – Basic Course – Two Day
Ammo Requirement – 600 Rounds Rifle/300 Rounds Pistol
Course Outline -
Our Level 2 – Basic course focuses on reinforcing previously learned techniques and concepts, and laying down the foundations for advanced concepts. Many of the drills will be the same as the Level 1 – Introductory course, but at an elevated pace.
Courses of Fire:
- Level 1 Course Review
- Modified Firing Positions
- Use of Cover and Concealment
- Buddy Team Movement
- Stress Shoot
- Buddy Team Stress Shoot
- Casualty Drills
- Low Light Shooting
At the end of the course students should feel increasingly familiarized with their weapon, and comfortable with all reinforced topics and drills. Students will have a grasp on tactical thinking, and a strong knowledge of what is required for them to improve.
Carbine Level 3 – Intermediate Course – Two Day
Ammo Requirement – 800 Rounds Rifle/400 Rounds Pistol
Course Outline -
Our Level 3 – Intermediate course focuses on reinforcing previously learned techniques and concepts, while introducing new sets of advanced concepts. Many of the drills will be the same as the Level 2 – Basic course, but at an elevated pace.
Day 1 -
First day topics will include: range safety, advanced marksmanship, firing positions, multiple target scenarios, spatial awareness, and working as a 2-man team. Courses of fire will include: 25m battle sight zero, malfunction drills, ready-up drills, reflexive fire drills, firing while moving, shoulder transitions, and an after action review.
Day 2 -
After a review of first day topics, second day topics will include: increased spatial awareness, firing and moving, utilizing cover while firing, engaging multiple targets, engaging multiple targets while moving as a 2-man team, and an introduction to space clearing. Second day courses of fire will include: firing and moving drills, firing from cover drills, multiple target engagement drills alone and as a 2-man team, glass house drills, and a space clearing drills.
At the end of the course students should feel increasingly familiarized with their weapon, and comfortable with all topics and drills. Students will have a strong knowledge of what is required for them to improve.