Introduction to the AR/AK type weapon, focusing on building the fundamentals and the skills needed to progress with your rifle.


This class will focus on the fundamentals using a carbine for defensive purposes. This class will cover the following:

  • Safe handling of your carbine
  • Zeroing your carbine
  • Basics of marksmanship
  • Basic malfunctions clearing
  • Grip and hold control
  • Shooting from different positions
  • Shooting from cover
  • Shooting and moving

REQUIRED Equipment:

  • 1 carbine in clean, good working order
  • Sights or optic
  • 3 or more magazines
  • Magazine pouch/holster
  • Sling
  • 300 rounds of ammo
  • Eye/Ear Protection
  • Water and lunch

Optional Equipment:

  • Handgun
  • Holster
  • Ammo
  • Knee pads
  • Cleaning kit
  • Gloves
  • Sunscreen/Hat
  • Chair

Meetup Instructions:

We will meet at 9 AM at the Cuerno Verde Rest Area in Colorado City (an easy google search will give you directions). This rest stop is located about 20 Minutes south of Pueblo, and is on the North-West corner of Exit 74 and I-25. We will leave the rest stop at 9:30 AM SHARP.