Are you ready to take your Pistol Caliber Carbine (9mm, 40 Cal, 45 ACP) shooting to the next level?   A Carbine in the hands of a properly trained person can effectively control close quarter situations as well as extended range personal defense environments. This course addresses the effective use of the Carbine and will cover some of its advantages and disadvantages when considering it use as a defensive tool. The class emphasis is on quick, accurate shooting at close to intermediate ranges. This class was designed to be beneficial to the individual who carries a Carbine for his or her current employment; for example, Military or Law Enforcement (Thank you for your service!), as well as the individual that has purchased this platform for personal reasons such as defensive, sporting and recreational purposes. During the class you will practice skills and techniques that can be used to effectively shoot your rifle quickly and accurately when needed. If you are looking for a place to learn and test your Carbine skills, then this training class is for you!

Topics Covered:

This course covers safety and the fundamentals of shooting a Pistol Caliber Carbine.  Students will then progress into more specialized and advanced techniques applicable to this type of platform. This training will include instruction on tactical ready positions, sling usage, shooting on the move, alternative shooting positions, use of cover, multiple shots, multiple targets, and tactical simulations. Firearms such as the AR9, MCX or MPX, CZ Scorpion and The Ruger PC Carbine Series are welcome. Low powered optics are optional and also welcome. It is recommended that your rifle includes a good set of back up iron sights if you are using an optic.

Student Requirements:

  • Pistol Caliber Carbine in good working order with a minimum of iron sights
  • 9mm, 40 Caliber and 45 ACP Carbines welcome. If you have questions about you platform or firearm please call and ask before signing up.
  • 200 rounds of quality ammunition (Reloads not recommended
  • 1, 2 or 3 point sling
  • 3 Magazines minimum
  • At least one spare magazine pouch
  • Eye and ear protection (Knee and elbow pads recommended)
  • Proper range wear for outdoor weather (Rain or Shine)
  • Sack lunch and plenty of water

Tuition: $175.  This includes your range fee.  Successful completion of this class by demonstrating safe gun handling skills will earn you a $25 voucher for future classes with Defensive Shooting Concepts.

Thank you for your consideration and contact me if you have any further questions or would like to discuss options for training.

Jonathan Tindal
Defensive Shooting Concepts
“Praise the Lord, who is my Rock. He trains my hands for war and my fingers for battle.” Psalms 144:1