The One Warrior-Any Weapon Philosophy is a way of thinking and a way of living. It is a perpetual state of learning and training, so that The Warrior can use Any Weapon or implement that he or she picks up. It doesn't matter what physical weapon you have access to, the battle is won in the Mind of The Warrior.

Long-Gun Skills > Carbine Foundation Weekend

Carbine Foundation Weekend

2 day Saturday and Sunday Class.  These courses will teach you the fundamentals on how to maintain and operate your AR or AK platform carbine. Each shooter will learn to break down their carbine to perform field maintenance and cleaning, and learn to correctly re-assemble their weapon. We will discuss operations of your carbine, add-on equipment, optics and iron sights, and ammunition selection. Students will be able to adjust the sights to zero their carbine and understand the principles of zeroing any other carbine that they may pick up. We will focus on supported shooting positions to build confidence and accuracy, and ensure the proper fundamentals are instilled for later courses. With a curriculum derived from military and law enforcement carbine training, shooters will be guided through weapons manipulations designed to increase comfort level and confidence in carbine operations taught by a seasoned military instructor. Focusing on the fundamentals with on the spot coaching, individual assessments and corrective action as needed, each participant will leave this course with the knowledge, skills, and ability to be safely and accurately operate their carbine.

Each shooter will perfect advanced supported and unsupported firing positions and learn to build a stable shooting platform in non-standard shooting situations.  On the spot coaching, individual assessments and corrective action will be provided as needed by a seasoned military instructor. With a curriculum derived from military carbine training, shooters will be guided through weapons manipulation and immediate action drills designed to increase the shooter’s ability to handle malfunctions in-stride.  Each participant will leave with the knowledge, skills, and ability to be rapidly establish a stable shooting platform and make first-round hits from multiple positions, ranges, and shooting situations.   We will also begin training to enhance your ability to make rapid close and mid-range shots with a focus on accuracy and speed.  
Class Topics
  • AR/AK Design and Function 
  • Carbine Field Maintenance 
  • Ballistics Fundamentals 
  • Ammunition Selection 
  • Sight Selection (Iron and Optics) 
  • Fundamentals of Rifle Marksmanship 
  • Carbine Zeroing 
  • Stable Shooting Platforms 
  • Basic Rifle Manipulation Skills 
  • Carbine Accuracy
  • Range Safety 
  • Safe Weapon Handling Procedures and Positions
  • Fundamentals of Rifle Marksmanship
  • Malfunctions and Causes
  • Immediate Action Drills
  • Advanced Position Shooting
  • Stable Shooting Platforms
  • Introduction to Close Quarters Shooting
Equipment List
• Carbine (sling optional)
• Shooting mat (optional) 
• Footwear suitable for moving on uneven terrain 
• Knee and elbow pads (optional) 
• Hydration system 
• Hat with a brim
• Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses or non-shattering prescription glasses
 • Earmuffs and earplugs – should not interfere with carbine mounted in prone position **Electronic Noise Reduction Style Highly Recommended 
• 400 rounds of quality ammunition 
• Rifle Cleaning Gear (Bore snake, patches, quality lubricant, and cleaning rag as a minimum)

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