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Carbine Course - 3/27-28 - Charlottesville, Va.

Discussion in 'Glockers of the Old Dominion' started by RandySmith, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. RandySmith


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    Mar 1, 2001
    Staunton, Va.
    Defensive Training Concepts, Inc. will be presenting a Patrol Rifle / Carbine Course on March 27 - 28 at the Rivanna Rifle & Pistol Club located in Charlottesville, Va.

    Course Description
    Patrol Rifle / Carbine is a twenty two hour course, delivered over two consecutive days. This course was designed to increase the operator's ability, knowledge, and effectiveness in deployment of the patrol rifle or "carbine". Students will learn material from the topics listed below through classroom lecture and participation in practical exercises. The course will start promptly at 8am on both days. Please arrive at the range no later than 7:30am.

    Learning Objectives
    Topics covered include: patrol rifle nomenclature, patrol rifle handling fundamentals, patrol rifle marksmanship fundamentals, field strip and reassemble, using the sling, trigger control, loading and unloading, tactical reloading, finding mechanical zero, 50 yard zero, rifle ballistics, immediate action / feedway clearance, position shooting (standing, kneeling, sitting, squatting, and prone), identifying and the tactical use of cover, safety circle, down and scan, verbal commands, challenge commands, flash sight picture, weapon transition, reactionary gap, shoot and move, shooting on the move, pivots and turns, moving threats, multiple threats, decision making, transition to and support side shooting, incapacitation drills, contact distance shoot and evade, body armor drills, flashlight techniques, blinding drill, and more.

    Materials Required
    Students will need the following items: a semi-auto rifle with sling (AR, AK, H&K, FN, or similar platform) - optics are removed or disabled for zeroing exercises - rifle must be capable of holding at least 20 cartridges, 1200 rounds of rifle ammunition, at least 5 dummy cartridges for the rifle, at least 3 30 round magazines or 5 20 round magazines, a handgun with 2 extra magazines, 100 rounds of handgun ammunition, holster for handgun and belt carriers for magazines, eye and ear protection, a baseball style cap, cleaning equipment - rifles will be cleaned daily, an old tee-shirt suitable for use as a target, a flashlight with a spare bulb and batteries, a notebook and ink pen, proper clothing for an extended period outside, a lawn chair, sunscreen, rain gear, food for the meal breaks, and plenty of drinking water.

    Contact Randy Smith at (540) 414-5449 or randy@dt-conceptsNO.SPAMcom for additional information and registration. Course tuition is $325 per student. Class size will be limited to twelve. Additional information is also available at our web site

    Here's a link to a review of this course. This article appeared in The Club Connection, an NRA publication.