Carbine Class Announcement
February 25th and 26th
F2S Consulting will be holding a Practical Carbine Class at Echo Valley Training Center (echovalleytrainingcenter.com) about 20 minutes from Winchester VA, in High View WV on Feb 25-26, 2012.
Practical Carbine takes the shooter outside of the normal CQB range and expands the skillset of the shooter through consistent rapid application of fundamental marksmanship.
The Class will cover:
- Combative setup of weapons and Support Gear
- Manipulations/Corrective Action (Stoppage Reduction)
- Initial Skill Assessment
- Post-Shot Sequence
- Fundamental Positions
- Mid-Range Precision Shooting
- Effects of weather
- Use of Slings
- Position Refinement
- Combative Positions
- Multiple shot engagements
- Multiple Targets
- Bilateral Shooting
- Transition to Sidearm (as applicable)
- One-Handed Employment
- One-Handed Corrective Action
- Alternate Positions
- Alteration of trajectory
- Shooting on the Move
- Rapid Movement
- Use of Cover
- Use of Support
- Low-Light engagements
Class fee is $350 and includes range fees.
Rifle Class Gear list:
-Serviceable rifle or carbine. May be any caliber from 5.45x39 to 7.62x63.
-Sling. Must permit the long-gun to safely hang without requiring physical contact from the user.
-(5) Serviceable Magazines. If using (20) round mags, bring (8).
-(1,500) rounds of factory loaded rifle ammunition.
-Magazine pouches that permit rapid access for timely reloads
-Eye Protection/Shooting Glasses
-Hearing Protection (Electronic Ear Pro is preferred but not mandatory)
-Weapons cleaning kit
-Belt pouches/pockets (or whatever combination of those) that permit the user to bring (4) magazines to the firing line (not counting the magazine in the weapon). Magazines can be placed in pockets as well.
-Hydration source (does not need to go with the user to the firing line)
-Rain/cold weather over-garments
-Notebook and pen
-1stAid Kit for individual use for minor injuries.
-Gloves that permit safe operation of both weapon platforms
-Knee pads. Elbow pads are not frequently needed, but are acceptable
-Comfortable, robust clothing appropriate to seasonal conditions.
-Extra socks (wool recommended)
-Electronic hearing protection
-Wrap around eye protection, with clear and tinted lenses
-Spare weapon parts or back-up weapons of the same platform
-Secondary weapon (side-arm) if the shooter's application of the long-gun is in conjunction with one. No ammunition is necessary for course completion, though firing will be permitted during specific portions of the class for those so armed
For additional information or to sign up, contact Jack at firstname.lastname@example.org or PM me here.