The AR-15 stands for "Armalite Variant 15" and is the most prolific rifle in America.  This modern day musket is a force multiplier in the hands of a trained individual, making it easier to defend yourself and your loved ones from danger.

Learn the requisite skills for running your AR-15 under pressure.  This class is one day long and will be spent learning basics, operation, gear set up and considerations, defensive techniques, and more.


Topics Covered:

  • Universal & Omnipresent Gun Safety Rules

  • Weapon Operation and Philosophy of Use

  • Gear Considerations

  • Combat Marksmanship

  • Reloading under duress

  • Various shooting positions

  • Height over bore considerations

  • Malfunction clearances

  • Shooting and moving


What To Bring:

  • An open, teachable mind

  • AR15 Rifle

  • 750 Rifle Rounds

  • At least 4 working magazines for rifle

  • Handgun 9mm-45ACP

  • 100 Pistol Rounds

  • OWB holster for pistol

  • Note Taking Gear

  • A sling for your rifle (required)

  • Magazine pouch, chest rig, "active shooter bag" or "go bag" (able to carry at least one magazine on your person; pockets work too)

  • Pistol magazine pouches (able to carry at least one extra pistol magazine on your person)

  • Seasonally appropriate clothing suited to dynamic activity (no sandals/shorts), all shooting is outdoors

  • Lots of water (gallon jug recommended) and Bag lunch

  • Bug Spray and sun tan lotion

  • Ear and Eye protection

  • Weapon lube and tools

  • Water bottle

  • Note Taking Gear

  • Lawn Chair (highly recommended)

  • Knee pads (if so desired)

  • Gloves (recommended but not required)

Prerequisites: None.  Handgun 201 or prior handgun training from a competent instructor recommended. 

Physical Fitness Level Required: Standing for long portions of time, some kneeling, walking and laying down required.  We can work around any preexisting injuries.

AR15 Basics Class

Sept 14th 2019

Class starts at 8:30am at Ahlman’s in Morristown, MN

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Citadel Defense Refund Policy:
All class registrations are non refundable.  With prior notice we can switch you to a different class or someone else can take the class in your place. 

All no shows will receive no refund or class switching opportunity.