Defensive Carbine for AR Platforms I

This course covers the basic defensive use of the carbine. It will begin with the fundamentals of marksmanship and move into more advanced drills. Students will improve their carbine handling skills with a strong emphasis on the fundamentals. Students will learn self-diagnostic skills to continue development of their own personal performance.

Location: NRA Range, 11250 Waples Mill Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030

Date/Time: 12 July 2015 from 6pm -10:30pm
Cost: $150 Maximum 14 students.

Topics Include:
•Equipment setup
•Zeroing & Mechanical off-set
•Professional Carbine handling
•Shooting and ready Positions
•Tactical & Emergency reloads
•Mechanics of the shooter
•Personal performance and fundamentals review

Equipment Needed:
•Rifle and 3 magazines
•Be able to retain 2 magazines on your body
•200 rounds of rifle ammunition. No Steel Core, No Armor Piercing, No Tracer Rounds
•Eye and ear protection
•Knee pads (optional, but recommended)


If you need assistance zeroing your carbine for this clinic, please contact us. We can also make arrangements to help you zero your carbine prior to the start of the clinic.

All first-time users of the NRA Range will be asked to complete a written range safety test prior to shooting. There is a one-time $10 processing fee for the range test. Show up at least 30 minutes early if you need to take the safety test. For additional information please visit:

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Instructor Bios

Lead Instructor -Special Forces & Ranger qualified (15 years) -Conceal carry instructor (VA & NC) -Special Forces advanced marksmanship & CQB instructor (SFAUC) -Certified Federal LE instructor (FLETC-FITP) -Overseas security contractor -USPSA & IDPA Master class -Advanced Marksmanship Instructor for an in-extremis Assault Force. -Taught thousands of students to shoot and trained hundreds of foreign Tier-1 units -Anti-Terrorism Instructor-Attended over 30 firearms classes -DCJS Firearms & Advanced firearms instructor -Law Enforcement Tactical Shooting Instructor

Assistant Instructor -USMC Artillery Officer (Major) /Enlisted Infantry (Corporal) -Federal Firearms Instructor/Federal Agent for the largest Federal Agency in the US -Police Officer/Northern Virginia -Multiple Certifications from Nationally recognized training organizations.

Assistant Instructor -18 year’s firearms industry professional -Trainer for two Nationally recognized firearms training organizations -Instructor Trainer for Nationally recognized firearms training organization

Due to ITAR regulations this class is only available to United States Citizens who are 21 years or older.