Carbine-II: The Operator

Going beyond the fundamental

Carbine-II: The Operator




This 1-day carbine training course will build on the foundation skills developed in Carbine-I to develop aggressive carbine handling skills during tactical deployment of the rifle for personal protection and home defense.

The Operator course is designed to build on the foundations taught in Carbine-I course. The shooters will develop critical skills needed in both fundamental and advanced shooting in a variety of situations including concepts of dominating the weapon, threat and all visual areas during dynamic action will be emphasized throughout the course. 

Students will develop reflexive gun-handling skills that will enable them to quickly and efficiently engage threats. This course is designed to challenge the student's skill levels beyond the basics and introduces the student to deployment techniques that are critical for both law enforcement application and personal/home defense.


Must bring own 350-400 rifle rounds (minimum) & 150 pistol rounds

Where:  Angeles Shooting Range Lake View Terrace, CA (Eagles Nest "B")


Carbine-I & Pistol-I module or Equivalent Pistol-2A is highly recommended for moving Pistol-2B is highly recommended for use of cover & positions

Class Format

This (8 hrs) day training will be held on live fire range

Live Fire Shooting: 7.5 hours Lunch 30 minutes

Carbine-2 Course Subject

The following technique and concepts will be introduced.


Students are introduced to basic safety and brief overview of the CA firearms law

4 Basic Firearms Safety Rules

Principals of personal defense

Rapid deployment methodology and concepts

Mental conditioning and combat mindset

Application of Elements of Marksmanship

Optics Zero/Sight-In session

Weapon Operation

REVIEW: Function checking the AR-15 / M-4 rifle

Fundamentals of shooting & marksmanship

REVIEW: Safe loading and unloading

REVIEW: Trigger Control & Dry Presses

Ready positions (Low, High, Muzzle down)

Magazine reload: administrative, tactical and speed (Use of bullet button is addressed)

Identifying & Clearing malfunction

Live Fire & Combat Shooting

Students are introduced to Combat Shooting

Use of the flash sight picture

Close Quarter Battle (CQB) techniques

Engaging multiple threats

Shooting on the move

Transition to secondary weapon system

    Engaging multiple threats

Needed Gear

    • AR15 or M16 type carbine w/ iron sites (CA compliant for non LEO)
    • 2 Magazines - Magazine holder - 200 rounds of ammunition (Students must provide own ammo)
    • Standard two point or tactical two point sling is required (no one point sling)
    • Sturdy belt, Sam-brown, tactical belt
    • Boots
    • Ear protection (both outer and inner protections are recommended)
    • Eye protection (Prefer clear with no color)
    • Hat (highly recommended)
    • Knee & elbow pads (optional)
    • Shooting mat for prone position (optional)
    • Large marking pen
    • Hand wipes
    • Sunscreen
    • Lunch
    • Water and snacks (also available on-site for purchase)
    • Need a safety tab to insert into the bolt/firing chamber through the dust cover  (Also available during the class)
    • Appropriate clothing for weather and to prevent hot brass incidents (females: clothing that'll cover chest/breast area)
    • Folding Chair

**Upon registration, students are provided with a Discount Code courtesy of LA Police Gear for all of their shopping need.