Accelerated Carbine

Location: Field Sports Park (utility range), 9580 Malech Rd, San Jose 95138
Time: 0800-1600
Cost: $450.00
Range Fee: $50.00 ($25.00/day)
Contact: Jeff

Course Description

This two day course is designed to quickly bring new shooters and those with the basic skills to a higher level of competence. Day 1 will cover the basic functions for the safe and effective use of the AR family of carbine. Day 2 will move quickly through more advanced skills. This will be a fast paced, physically demanding course. Students can bring other carbine types; however, the skills covered may not all apply to non-AR type weapons.

Skills Covered (but not limited to)

- DAY 1 -
Basic functions and safety
Loading/unloading/reloading (tactical, combat)
Basic marksmanship
Malfunction clearing
Positional shooting (standing, kneeling, sitting, prone, use of cover)

- DAY 2 -
Quick recap Day 1
Weapon transitions
Threat management
Non-traditional shooting positions
Supported and unsupported shooting positions
Live fire tactical movement

Required Equipment

Carbine (AR configuration preferred) and 3 magazines (min)
800 rounds of carbine ammunition
Tactical sling for carbine
Handgun and 3 magazines
200 rounds of pistol ammunition
Holster and magazine pouches
Eye and ear protection

Recommended Additional Equipment

Magazine pouches or tac vest for carbine magazines
Optical sight (EOtech, Aimpoint, ACOG, etc)
Hat or head covering
Knee and elbow pads
Rain gear (we shoot rain or shine)
Note taking materials (pen and paper)
Bag lunch/snack (we do not break from the range for lunch)
Personal water supply



This course will meet the prerequisite for the Vehicle Tactics course.