Combat Carbine

This Combat Rifle course instructs students on the safe deployment of the combat rifle for the combat gunfighter while instilling the combat mindset. Students will learn to properly employ infantry doctrine of “Shoot, Move and Communicate”. Students will progress into barricade shooting, reaction drills, linear movements and forward movements all while using primary and secondary weapons. A student shoot off will be held at the end of the course. This Combat Rifle course is designed to teach the student to be well rounded at the highest level while operating a rifle and using the combat mindset

What You Will Learn

  • Range rules and safety
  • Functions check
  • Equipment & Gear check
  • Fundamentals of marksmanship
  • Load/Unload
  • Malfunctions
  • Firing Positions
  • Alternate firing positions
  • Reaction drills
  • Barricade shooting
  • Linear movement drills
  • Forward movement drills
  • Primary to Secondary Transition drills
  • Field strip and cleaning
  • Individual First Aid Kit overview

What You Need To Bring

  • M4 (one per student)
  • Three 30-round magazines or Six 10- round magazines
  • Tactical gear and equipment
  • Sling
  • Magazine holders
  • Wraparound ballistic eye protection
  • Ear protection (electronic is preferred)
  • Belt
  • Positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn 
  • Ability to follow simple instructions
  • Pants and proper range attire
  • 400 rounds of weapon-specific ammunition (No Steel core or AP ammo)


  • Ball cap
  • Knee and elbow pads
  • Durable clothing (511s, boots, heavy-material, long-sleeve shirt)
  • Wet and/or cold weather gear
  • Sack lunch, snacks and water
  • Sun screen


This course lasts 1 day.


The cost per student is $200.00