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
  • How to Zero
  • Gear Considerations
  • Combat Marksmanship
  • Reloading under duress
  • Various shooting positions
  • Height over bore considerations
  • Malfunction clearnaces
  • Shooting and moving


What To Bring:

  • An open, teachable mind
  • AR15 Rifle
  • 9mm-45acp fighting pistol
  • OWB holster for pistol
  • Note Taking Gear
  • A sling for your rifle
  •  Magazine pouch, chest rig, "active shooter bag" or "go bag" (able to carry at least one magazine on your person)
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing suited to dynamic activity (no sandals/shorts)
  • Bag lunch
  • Ear and Eye protection
  • Weapon lube and tools
  • Water bottle
  • 700 Rifle Rounds
  • At least 4 working magazines
  • Handgun 9mm-45ACP
  • Note Taking Gear
  • Belt, OWB holster and pistol magazine pouches (able to carry at least one extra pistol magazine on your person)
  • 100 Pistol Rounds
  • Knee pads (if so desired)
  • Gloves (if so desired)

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.

THere are currently no AR15 Basics classes scheduled for this year.