Introduction to AR15/M4 Carbine

This comprehensive firearms training course introduces the student to the AR-15 / M-4 carbine. During this course, students will learn about one of the most prolific weapon systems used for personal defense by civilians and law enforcement officers across the country. Students will become familiarized with the AR-15 / M-4 carbine and will learn the basic gun-handling skills that are necessary to safely operate and maintain this weapon system. Students will also learn the following:

  • Firearms training and basic safety
  • Introduction to the AR-15 / M-4 carbine
  • Nomenclature
  • Mechanical operation of the AR-15 / M-4 carbine
  • Fundamentals of shooting a carbine
  • Basic gun-handling skills
  • Loading / unloading and press checking the carbine
  • Sling use and carry techniques
  • Zeroing electronic / red dot sights / iron sights
  • Understanding projectile trajectory
  • Methodology of shooting the carbine
  • Confirming mechanical off-set and hold-off POI
  • Mastering Sight Gear 1 – Perfect Sight Alignment
  • Basic marksmanship and target analysis
  • Ammunition management – Emergency reloads, tactical reloads and speed reloads
  • Presentation from the low ready / hunt position
  • Presentation from high ready / combat ready
  • Threat assessment and area scanning
  • Shooting positions – standing, kneeling, prone
  • Developing a dry-practice program and dry-practice skill building drills
  • Fundamental diagnostics and self-correcting fundamental errors
Phone: 305-209-2355
Miami, FL