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Semi-Auto Rifle Curriculum

Our rifle courses were created with the modern, semi-automatic rifles in mind, such as the AR15 type.  We have the knowledge, experience, resources and instructional ability to take the first time user from familiarization to “expert rifle operator” with any rifle; with our specially designed course curriculum.  Our rifle instructors have the years of operational, tactical, competitive and professional experience to show you the best techniques for properly using the AR15 type, or any other rifle.  All of our courses are based upon “real-world” necessities and will provide you with the training that you need.  By taking our courses you will save range time and ammunition, and you will be coached through all facets of becoming a “rifleman” or “riflewoman”.

Introduction to the AR15 type rifle

This is a brief introduction to the AR15 rifle platform and is for the person who has never handled a firearm before. The student will be instructed on proper safety and basic operation and marksmanship of the AR15 rifle.  This is an excellent class to help the potential AR15 owner in selecting the correct AR type for them, or for the new AR15 owner.  Equipment requirements:  An AR15 type rifle, eye/ear protection, a long-sleeve crew neck shirt, ball-cap, approximately 50 rounds of ammunition and 3-15 round full bodies magazines (Hex-mag or similar type magazine).  NOTE: A few rentals may be available for this course for shooters who have not purchased their own AR15 yet. $95.00.   1.5 hours. Limited to 8 students.

TTC Semi-Auto Rifle 101-AR15 type

This is the basic introduction to the AR15 type and covers the Basic Function, Operation, and Maintenance of the semi-automatic rifle. This course provides the new AR15 type firearm owner with the basic information of how to safely operate semi-auto rifles, ballistic information, and how they function.  The class also includes a block of instruction on how to use the iron sights and how to sight-in the rifle.  Additional instruction will be given on AR15 maintenance, the proper selection of the AR15 type firearm and accessories, N.J. compliance issues, and an introduction to AR15 operation and basic marksmanship. This class is a blend of classroom and live-fire range sessions. Equipment requirements:  An AR15 type rifle, eye/ear protection, a long-sleeve crew neck shirt, ball-cap, approximately 300 rounds of ammunition and 3-15 round full bodies magazines (Hex-mag or similar type magazine).  Limited to 8 students.

Prerequisite: None
Duration: Three 2-hour sessions
Cost: $225.00

TTC Semi-Auto Rifle 210-AR15 type “AR15 User”

This is an intermediate class for the semi-auto rifle user that builds upon the foundations established in Semi-auto 101. In this course, the user will develop a skill set for rifle reliability, marksmanship and the foundation of operational tactics.  The basics of immediate action drills, position shooting, movement with the rifle and self-defense will be introduced.   We prefer to iron sights at this level, so please, no optics yet.   Equipment requirements:  An AR15 type rifle, eye/ear protection, a long-sleeve crew neck shirt, ball-cap, approximately 400 rounds of ammunition and 3-15 round full bodies magazines (Hex-mag or similar type magazine).   Limited to 8 students.

Prerequisite: Semi-Auto Rifle 101
Duration: Three 2-hour sessions
Cost: $225.00

Semi-Auto Rifle 320-AR15 type “AR15 Operator”

This is an advanced class for the semi-auto rifle user, which builds upon the tactics and philosophies of Semi-auto 210. This is an advanced rifle class for the semi-auto rifle user who has acquired the skills of shooting accurately and operating with the rifle under typical circumstances. In this course, an emphasis will be placed on self-defense with the rifle. The user will be instructed on the foundations of movement, proper use of cover/concealment, room clearing, target discrimination, tactical reloads, an introduction to team shooting, and an introduction to close quarter battle.  The use of Optical sights and a firearm mounted flashlight is encouraged in this course. Equipment requirements:  An AR15 type rifle, eye/ear protection, a long-sleeve crew neck shirt, ball-cap, approximately 400 rounds of ammunition and 3-15 round full bodies magazines (Hex-mag or similar type magazine).   Limited to 8 students.

Prerequisite: Semi-Auto Rifle 210
Duration: Three 2-hour sessions
Cost: $225.00

Semi-Auto Rifle 435-AR15 type “Urban Rifle”.

This is a “no-holds-barred” course focusing on urban combat and self-defense. The emphasis will be on self- defense, reloading, transition drills, weapon retention, shooting without the use of sights, low-light shooting and precision shot placement from unconventional positions and platforms. The use of Optical sights, a firearm mounted flashlight, a tactical sling, and a tactical magazine carrier is encouraged for the use of this course. Equipment requirements:  An AR15 type rifle, eye/ear protection, a long-sleeve crew neck shirt, ball-cap, approximately 400 rounds of ammunition and 3-15 round full bodies magazines (Hex-mag or similar type magazine).   Limited to 8 students.

Prerequisite: Semi-Auto Rifle 320
Duration: Three 2-hour sessions
Cost: $225.00

AR-15 TACTICAL RIFLE CLINICS

Our Tactical Rifle Clinics are one day clinics of approximately 2 hours of training where we emphasize the basic skills and techniques of tactical shooting skills.  There are no prerequisites for these courses but you should have safety and operation fundamentals in place before you attend a clinic.  These clinics are skill building in nature and are offered to get shooter out of the ports and onto a real range setting so that you can build upon and maintain you basic “real world” shooting skills.  The clinics emphasize standardized unloading/unloading, safety and combat marksmanship utilizing established Minimal Acceptable Standards of Performance.  Student should have at LEAST 3 full bodied magazines, but more are recommended. Also needed is at least 100 rounds of range friendly ammunition (see range rules), eye/ear/long sleeve high collared shirt, baseball cap. These are a fast paced skill building clinics, and are appropriate for beginning, advanced and professional AR15 type operators. Targets are provided. $75.00. Limited to 8 students.

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