This class is an entry level course for carbine/rifle shooters and is designed specifically for those who have not had any formal instruction or those looking for a refresher class.



Topics covered include: carbine safety, stance, zeroing sights, sight alignment and trigger control, field stripping & maintenance. Other subject matter that is covered includes reloads, presentation, transition to handgun, strong side & weak side shooting, shooting positions, use of cover, & introduction to different skill drills including dry fire and bullseye shooting. Malfunction drills, timed fire drills & evaluations based on class skill level.


Physical requirements: For all tactical classes, students must be able to run short distances & be capable of standing for long periods.




  • Carbine: Serviceable duty grade carbine in .223/5.56, 7.62x39, 9mm, .40 S&W or .45 ACP. 
    The class is geared towards the AR-15 / M-4 carbine, but other proven platforms are acceptable - Serviceable sling (tactical type preferred.)

  • Minimum of 5 serviceable carbine magazines

  • Optics – (Optional, but highly suggested)

  • Minimum 1 carbine magazine pouch or method to carry at least two spares magazine(s)

  • 400 rounds of Carbine Ammunition

  • Eye and ear protection (electronic hearing protection is preferred)

  • Suitable range wear depending on the season

  • Weapon cleaning & lubrication supplies

  • Good attitude



  • Handgun with 100 rounds

  • 1 spare magazine & a seviceable holster - NO crossdraw, shoulder, ankle or Blackhawk Serpa holsters - I WILL ALLOW SERPA HOLSTERS ONLY IF YOU ARE AN ARMED PROFESSIONAL & IT IS YOUR ISSUED DUTY HOLSTER


ZEROED WEAPONS 100-yard carbine preferred, but others are acceptable if you have a good reason why and understand it.



  • Sunblock

  • Baseball style hat

  • Lip balm

  • Water

  • Lunch / Snacks





To complete your registration please clink link below AND and follow steps to purchase your slot

AUGUST 15TH, 2015



Blue Mountain Sportsman Center

Cortlandt Manor, NY



P.O. Box 101

Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

T: (914) 906-1399


  • Facebook Clean
  • White Instagram Icon
  • White YouTube Icon
Subscribe to Newsletter

Sign up to receive notifications on

Upcoming Classes, Range Days and more.

© 2021 Stretz Tactical