Intermediate Carbine Level 3 course

This is a one-day intermediate level course based on combative marksmanship with the rifle or carbine. You will develop speed and precision while utilizing cover and movement to gain a tactical advantage.

Material will cover a wide variety of topics from rapid positional shooting, shooting with a mixture of speed and precision, fighting from cover, dealing with reloads and malfunctions, shooting on the move, and basic transitioning to a handgun in close-range encounters and from shoulder to shoulder when static with time and cover available.

  • Behavior based marksmanship defensive to offensive considerations
  • The fundamentals of marksmanship while engaging targets while stationary, on the move, and from behind cover
  • Basic transition from carbine to pistol and back to carbine
  • Basic shoulders switches under static conditions to better utilize cover
  • Recognizing stoppages and performing simplified weapons manipulations skills such as immediate action, remedial action, and reloads at unpredictable times during an engagement sequence
  • Developing a balance of speed and precision during engagement drills using point shooting, precision shooting, and perfect sighted-fire fundamentals
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Carbine (AR-15, M-4, or AK) with sling
  • Minimum of 3 magazines and magazine pouches
  • 500 rounds of quality ammunition
  • Handgun, holster, and 50 rounds of handgun ammunition
  • Spare batteries for sights
  • A packed lunch, snacks and water bottle
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Knee pads, elbow pads, and shooting mat highly recommended

Students must have successfully completed the Basic Carbine Level 2 course, an equivalent basic level carbine course from another reputable company, or receive direct permission from the instructor to attend.