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Saturday
02
JUN

Defensive Carbine I

08:30
16:30
Thunderbird          Firearms Academy
Event organized by Thunderbird Firearms Academy

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***MUST ENROLL FOR THE CLASS IN-STORE TO PARTICIPATE!****
Defensive Carbine I is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to build confidence and proficiency in carbine employment. Balancing speed with precision and proven problem solving techniques, Defensive Carbine I will allow students to test their abilities in this dynamic and intensive course. Defensive Carbine I serves as a prerequisite for Defensive Carbine II.
Topics Include:
• Safety
• Gear and equipment optimization
• Marksmanship fundamentals
• Zeroing
• Presentations
• Methods of engagement
• Engaging with speed and precision
• Post engagement considerations
• Multiple target engagements
• Tactical/admin reload
• Critical communication
• Speed/emergency reload
• Stoppage clearance and problem solving
• Pivoting and rapid target acquisition
• Target engagements on the move
• Final event incorporating all skills learned in the course.
Required Equipment:
• 400 rounds of ammunition minimum
• Reliable carbine, (NFA items are acceptable)
• 3 magazines or more
• Magazine pouches, (reloading from pockets is acceptable)
• Sling – One, two, or three-point
• Ear Protection (electronic preferred)/ Eye Protection
Recommended Equipment:
• Battle belt or chest rig, or purpose built messenger bag/active shooter kit
• Gloves
• Firearm lubricant
• Dress how your lifestyle would dictate your likely dress for carbine employment.

Cost: Free for Training Members, Non- Training Members pay: $175