Practical Carbine Skills 2 introduces students to intermediate and advanced gun-handling skill sets and drills. Artificial stress and multi-skill/task performance at increased tempos force students to adapt, perform better and learn more efficient ways to operate their carbine or fighting rifle. Stress and tempo of class are increased as students are pushed to perform previously learned skills and tactics in conjunction with the introduction of new material. This course takes the home defender, Law Enforcement Officer or Military Servicemen to the next level ingraining previously learned skills and introducing essential concepts of movement off the line of force and to cover while engaging threats. Course content is heavily focused upon realistic movement under stress without a decrease in combative accuracy. *Please note- attendance in Practical Carbine Skills 1 is a pre-requisite to attend this course. No exceptions will be made. Course topics include but are not limited to:
*A live fire task oriented skills qualification course of fire will be conducted at the beginning of Practical Carbine Skills 2 based on the skills learned in Practical Carbine Skills 1. Be prepared.
Course Topics/Modules of Instruction:
Firearms Safety/Range Safety
Carbine Combatives & Retention
Close Tactical Shooting
Transition to Handgun
Grounded & Positional Shooting
Reactive Movement/Combat Turns
Introduction to Proactive Movement – Shooting on the Move
A serviceable carbine to include M4, AR15, AK47 or pistol caliber rifle, a minimum of 3 magazines, 350 rounds rifle – NO GREEN TIP OR AP AMMUNITION, 50 rounds pistol, eye and ear protection, pistol and minimum of 2 magazines (if you own a pistol), appropriate clothing for weather, water, hat with brim, optional equipment- sling, gloves & knee pads.
*A pistol is not required to attend this course
If you have a .22 conversion kit for your carbine or a dedicated .22 upper you can use it during this course but it is higly recommended you attempt to shoot the majority of the course with your carry ammunition caliber. You WILL need a minimum of 200 rounds of regular ammunition which you will be shooting.
Additional Equipment Considerations:
Weapon mounted illumination tool, knee & elbow protection, note taking materials, lunch for full day class
*Lunch is limited to 30-40 minutes max and is often a “working” lunch where discussion of specific aspects related to the days class or a module of instruction is presented. Therefore it is highly recommended you bring a bag lunch.
**Contact us today if you would like to host MDTS at your range or come to us here in the Upstate NY region for one of our Practical Carbine Skills Courses. We have range and classroom facilities available that can accommodate large groups (12+), semi-private (2-4) or private training.
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