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Basic Carbine Course

  • Lytle Creek Firing Range 1210 Lytle Creek Road Lytle Creek, CA, 92358 United States (map)

The Basic Rifle course instructs students on safe management and proper handling techniques. Given a rifle, students properly engage targets up to 50 yards while implementing basic marksmanship fundamentals. We will focus on body positioning, safety, marksmanship, as well as cleaning and care of the weapon. This class is a one-day comprehensive course of training using a combination of lecture, practical dry fire and live fire shooting. 

What You Will Learn

Range rules and safety
Disassembly
Functions check
Zeroing and utilizing iron sights
Nomenclature
Maintenance
Load/unload
Fundamentals of marksmanship
Assembly
Malfunctions
Qualification
What You Need To Bring

M4 (one per student)
Three 30-round magazines or Three 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
200 rounds of weapon-specific ammunition (No Steel core or AP ammo)
Recommended

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

Course Cost: $150

* Directions to the range: Once you exit Sierra from the 15N FWY, the range is 10 miles into the mountains on the right hand side when the pavment hits the dirt road. 
** There is NO cell service once you enter the mountains and on the range