Defensive Carbine-2 (DC-2): Successful completion of Defensive Carbine-1 (DC-1) is required to attend Defensive Carbine-2. This is an intermediate level defensive carbine course designed to build upon the skills learned in Defensive Carbine-1. In addition to honing the skills learned inDefensive Carbine-1, you will be introduced to additional skills required in virtually all defensive encounters. This course is 8 hours.







The skills covered in this class are:

  • Defensive Carbine-1 review
  • Carbine retention in close quarters
  • Mutliple threat engagements
  • Tactical movement drills- stealth and dynamic
  • Multiple target engagements
  • Use of cover and concealment
  • Extended fields of fire
  • Handgun transitions


 Course requirements:

  • Please bring all carbines to class completely unloaded and in a case or gun bag and leave them there until instructed.
  • Must be 18 years of age unless otherwise approved.
  • Must be legally able to own and possess a carbine.
  • Must be able to provide photo identification to verify age and residency.
  • A carbine in good working condition- no sharing of carbines permitted between students..
  • Your carbine must have a sling - single point, 2 point or 3 point are approved.
  • 3 magazines
  • 300 rounds of factory new carbine ammunition. ABSOLUTELY NO RELOADS, INCENDIARY OR TRACER ROUNDS
  • Handgun, approved holster (drop leg ok) and 50 rounds of ammunition
  • Approved shooting safety glasses- must fit over regular eyeglasses if you wear them. No safety goggles permitted.
  • Hearing protection- muffs preferred.
  • Baseball style cap with a bill (protects your face from flying brass).
  • Dress comfortable for indoors and outdoors wear layered clothes during winter months for outdoor courses.
  • Sturdy outdoor type shoes/boots for gravel and grass. No sandals, flip flops or open toe shoes.