Tactical Rifle I

This is a one-day block of hands-on instruction conducted entirely at the range. This course was designed to give students the knowledge and skills required to effectively carry, maintain, and deploy a rifle for defense.

Law Enforcement Officers who attend this training will receive Georgia POST training hours. Any student wishing to finish the course by shooting a Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (GA POST) approved law enforcement course for score may do so.

The course content will include but is not limited to:

  • Parts and Operation of the rifle
  • Care and Maintenance of the rifle
  • Sights, Optics, and Accessory discussion
  • Zeroing the rifle
  • Diagnosing and clearing malfunctions
  • Shooting exercises from 7 - 100 Yards
  • Improvised shooting positions, use of cover, and shooting on the move
  • Transitioning to a secondary weapon system

The minimum round count will be 500 rounds of rifle ammunition and 100 rounds of Pistol. Students will be shooting a combination of paper and steel targets at varying ranges and from multiple shooting positions.

Students will need the following equipment:

  • Magazine-fed semi-automatic rifle (AR-15, AK-47, Mini-14, etc.) with a minimum of two magazines and an attached sling
  • Pistol with a minimum of two magazines and a quality holster
  • Cleaning supplies / tools for rifle (used during the course)
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Hat with a brim
  • Knee pads (optional)