Defensive Carbine Course

May 11, 2019
2 Days


Pete Lanteri
Lead Firearms Instructor


Buckeye, AZ   View map



Our Defensive Carbine Course is a three class course we cover in one weekend focusing on the use of a carbine in a tactical and defensive posture. Designed to introduce the student to the world of tactical shooting, students are immersed in a structured course of instruction starting with the principles and ending with team coordination exercises and drills under stress. You will start by learning your shooting form. Once that is done we move on to magazine change drills and malfunction drills. Now you will start shooting from a static position. You will practice 2, 3, and 5 shot drills where we work on getting your groups as tight as possible. From there we start your moving and shooting drills. By day 2 you will be learning the proper use of cover where you expose the minimum of yourself while engaging your threat. Then we cover alternate shooting positions such as urban prone, supine and others. We then start you shooting and moving with partners. Being able to move and communicate in the middle of a fight is paramount. Multiple threat drills will then be covered as well as team drills. By the end of day 2 you have acquired your tactical carbine foundation and can move on to the more advanced classes.

Needed for class:

  • Rifle with sling
  • 3 spare 30 round mags
  • 500 to 600 rounds of ammunition
  • Eye/ear protection
  • Proper footwear (boots, sneakers, hiking boots)
  • Knee pads/elbow pads (not mandatory)
  • Sunscreen
  • Headwear (hat, boonie cover)
  • Lunch