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Tactical Firearms Academy operates in the strictest professional manner possible. We at times will try to manipulate a students posture or body position, requiring physical contact by the instructor. The instructor shall inform of such action, asking if its acceptable before contact is made. If for any reason you are uncomfortable with the instructor doing so, you must communicate this immediately.
Tactical Firearms Academy has invested a significant amount of money in our trainers, equipment and facilities as well as going through extraordinary measures to ensure you receive the highest level of training possible. In order to not place an undue burden on Tactical Firearms Academy, it’s staff or resources we have implemented the following cancellation policy.
Course fees are fully refundable if the course is cancelled by Tactical Firearms Academy.
If you (student) cancel more than 14 days prior to course start date – course fee is fully refundable
If you (student) cancel more than 7 days but less than 14 days prior to course start date – 50% of the course is refundable
If you (student) cancel 7 days or less prior to course start date – course fee is non-refundable
Carbine/Patrol Rifle Fundamentals
The Carbine/Patrol Rifle Fundamentals course is designed for the entry level carbine shooter who has not had any formal training and wishes to learn how to effectively and efficiently manipulate and accurately shoot a carbine. During this 9 hour block of instruction, students will learn:
• Nomenclature / field strip / method of function
• Equipment discussion (optics, slings, carry rigs, mags)
• 8 Fundamentals of Marksmanship
• Presentation (ready positions)
• Magazine changes / loading & unloading
• Clearing malfunctions
• Firearm zero (25/50/100 yds) Live fire
• Position engagement (kneeling-prone)
• Firing from the support shoulder
• Flash sight picture
• Semi or NFA registered full auto carbine/patrol rifle
• NFA Weapon documentation (if applicable)
• A secondary (backup) long gun is suggested
• Ear protection and wrap around eye protection (Mandatory)
• Knee pads (elbow pads optional)
• Spare batteries for sights and tools for sight adjustment
• Iron sights are mandatory, optics are optional
• Maintenance/Repair Kit
• 3 extra magazines with magazine pouches
• 500 rounds of ammunition (ammunition can be purchased through TFA upon request)
• Weapon sling
• Pistol with holster, spare magazine and 200 rounds ammunition
• Long pants with belt loops and a sturdy belt.
• Lightweight clothing and light in color, avoid black (NO tank tops or V-necks)
• Sturdy, closed toe shoes (athletic, hiking, outdoor styled shoes. NO open toe shoes)
• Ball cap or brimmed hat, and sunscreen
• Insect repellent
• Snacks and lunchtime meals
• Adequate water to remain hydrated
• Note Taking Materials
At the end of this course, all shooters will need to pass a qualification shoot with added stress conditions where all techniques learned will be put to the test. Do you have what it takes to pass the class?