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Sat, Mar 23


PCA LLC Private Range

Practical Defensive Carbine - $150

This is an intermediate skills course and a great next step after completing our Defensive Carbine Foundational Skills course. Expect skill development in the areas of manipulation, marksmanship, utilization, and critical decision making while deploying the defensive carbine.

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Practical Defensive Carbine - $150
Practical Defensive Carbine - $150

Time & Location

Mar 23, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT

PCA LLC Private Range, 6252 New Carlisle Pike, Springfield, OH 45504, USA

About the Event

This  is a developmental skills course focused on the practical use of the  defensive carbine.    It is a great course to continue your training  progression and will provide an opportunity to learn new skills while  improving upon your existing skill set.  The material will be presented  in a crawl, walk, run manner and in an easy to understand building block  approach.

PRE-REQUISITES: Successful completion of our Defensive Carbine Foundational Skills block of instruction or a waiver of this requirement after a  review of your prior training and experience.

Points of Instruction (POI) Include:

  • Proper firearm manipulation
  • Proper use of the 2 point tactical sling
  • Deployment from ready and carry positions
  • Speed & tactical reloading of the carbine
  • Marksmanship development with enhanced accuracy standards
  • Critical decision making in the context of a practical firearm application
  • Specific developmental focus dependant upon the student's current skill level
  • Immediate and Remedial Action for malfunction clearance (time permitting)
  • Practical movement, use of cover, and shooting while moving (timer permitting)

Equipment Required:

  • Modern defensive carbine (AR-15 MSR platform preferred) with 2 point tactical sling and WML
  • 5 full capacity magazines and a load bearing equipment (LBE) to carry 2+ magazines
  • Weapon mounted light with "constant on" capability (500 lumen minimum with 1000-1500 suggested)
  • Modern defensive pistol or revolver with OWB tactical overt holster
  • 3 magazines / 2 revolver speed loaders and a belt pouch to carry 2 speed reloads
  • Factory produced training ammunition matching your firearm's caliber (50 rds pistol & 250 rds rifle)
  • Hand Held Tactical Flashlight with belt pouch or pocket clip
  • Eye protection (safety glasses or polycarbonate lenses in perscription eyeware)
  • Ear protection (electronic shooting ear muffs highly suggested)
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing suitable for outdoor activities (no low scooped neck shirts or tops)
  • Closed toe shoes or boots suitable for outdoor activities
  • A baseball style cap or visor to help protect your face
  • Water, sports drinks, & snacks to maintain yourself during moderate physical activity for the training day
  • Please note that the range facility does not have running water or improved facilities


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