Defensive Carbine I

This course covers the proper use, handling and tactical deployment of a carbine for defense. Sighting, variable distance engagements, multiple targets, reloads, malfunctions, stress shooting, transitions to handguns and shooting on the move are but a few of the topics covered. The advantages and disadvantages of various accessories (lights, optics, slings, etc.) are addressed in detail. Dynamic live-fire drills will enhance students’ skill levels. Go beyond basic shooting and learn how to effectively use a carbine for defense.

Student Requirements

  • Carbine style rifle(AR, AK, SCAR, etc.)w/ iron sights(5.56, 7.62 or similar calibers)
  • Non-magnified, “red dot” style optics may be used in conjunction w/ iron sights
  • 3 magazines minimum(5 recommended)
  • Pouch or carrier for spare magazines
  • Sling
  • 350 rounds of ammo minimum(may be purchased at Shooters World)
  • Serviceable handgun with quality belt or thigh holster
  • 2 handgun magazines minimum
  • 50 rounds of handgun ammo

NOTE: This is NOT an introductory shooting class. Students should be familiar with the basic operation of their firearm PRIOR to taking this class.

10 Hour Class$195
Five Star Range National Shooting Sports Foundation


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