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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

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