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Advanced Carbine Instructor Development


Advanced Carbine Instructor Development is designed to take already trained Carbine/Patrol Rifle Instructors and educate them beyond the basics of the carbine platform to a more in-depth level of understanding of their fighting system at the instructor level.  We will discuss fundamentals of marksmanship at a performance level to be applied in a defensive aspect, proper weapon and gear set up, working the carbine in a variety of positions, and under various conditions practical to realistic applications; not just based on the square range.



  • Medical Brief

  • Safety Brief

  • Weapons Handling and Familiarization

  • Fundamentals of Marksmanship

  • Gear Selection and Setup

  • Weapon Ready Positions

  • Post Engagement Procedures

  • Rifle Zero Process

  • Zero Distance Comparisons

  • Transition to Pistol

  • Support Side Shooting

  • Mechanical Offset/Hold Overs

  • Weapon Loading, Unloading, Reloading

  • Shooting on the Move

  • Shooting Around, Over, Under Cover

  • Target Transitions/Multiple Targets

  • Working in Confined Spaces

  • Unorthodox Shooting Positions and Ballistics relating to those positions


COURSE LENGTH: 2 Days/Approximately 16 Hours

COURSE COST: $450.00

PREREQUISITES: Must be proficient with basic firearms fundamentals.  It is recommended that students have completed a carbine/rifle instructor level course prior to enrollment (Civilian or LE based). This is a fast paced course and not meant for inexperienced shooters.

AUDIENCE: Law Enforcement, Military, Legally Armed Citizens. This class will be Open Enrollment, UNLESS course host facilities have restrictions.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Functional Carbine with sling. At least 5 magazines and a way to carry them on your person (Chest rig, plate carrier, or vest). Handgun with at least 3 magazines and magazine pouch, Holster must attach via the belt (paddle holsters are not allowed). 800 rounds of rifle ammunition. 100 rounds of handgun ammunition.  Eye protection and electronic ear protection. Note taking material.  Water and snacks recommended.

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