What is the Basic AR-15 / M-4/ AR Pistol Platform Course?


This comprehensive firearms training course introduces the student to the AR-15 / M-4 rifle/ AR pistol. During this course, students will learn about one of the most popular weapon systems across the country.

Students will become familiarized with the AR-15 / M-4 rifle and will learn the basic gun-handling skills that are necessary to safely operate and maintain this weapon system as well as deployment and application for personal defense.

Students will also learn about nomenclature, disassembly / reassembly, mechanical operation, care & cleaning, preventive maintenance, zeroing iron sights, shooting positions and much more.

WHAT IS COVERED?


The following firearms training topics will be covered:
• Firearms training and basic safety • Emergency reloads, tactical reloads and speed reloads
• Introduction to the AR-15 / M-4 rifle • Malfunction clearance drills Class 1, Class 2 and Class 3
• Nomenclature • Presentation from the low ready
• Mechanical operation of the rifle • Presentation from high ready / combat ready
• Disassembly / reassembly • Rifle to pistol transition drills
• Function checking the rifle. • Rifle and pistol retention
• Fundamentals of shooting a rifle • Threat assessment and area scanning
• Basic gun-handling skills • Shooting positions standing, squatting, kneeling, prone
• Loading / unloading and press checking the rifle • Developing a dry-practice program and dry-practice skill building drills
• Sling use and carry techniques • Fundamental diagnostics and self-correcting fundamental errors
• Zeroing iron sights • Basic rifle standard drill evaluation
• Methodology of shooting the rifle • Basic rifle marksmanship qualification course
• Basic marksmanship and target analysis • Preventive maintenance and cleaning
• Ammunition management • Awareness of exposure to toxic metals and solvents

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


We recommend bringing the following:

  • Rifle magazines (2 minimum)
  • Pistol
  • 2 pistol magazines
  • Pistol holster (NO APPENDIX HOLSTERS)
  • Water
  • Clothing suitable for contact with the ground
The first day of this 2 day course is all classroom work and dry firing drills at the Academy. There will be no live firing for this portion of the class. The 2nd day of the course will take place at a shooting range and will include live firing. Details of when and where this will take place will be provided upon registration for the class.
We recommend bringing the following:

  • 100 rounds of pistol rounds
  • 100 rounds of .223 / 5.56/ .300 Blackout rifle ammunition
  • Ammunition must be new
  • Absolutely no reloaded or re manufactured ammunition!
The classroom portion of this course is $150 per person. The live shooting is an additional $50 for range members, and $65 for non Yamasaki members.

WHEN IS THE NEXT CLASS?


COURSE DATE START TIME END TIME COST
BASIC AR-15 / M-4/ AR PISTOL PLATFORM COURSE - Classroom 10/18/2020 1:00pm 5:00pm $215

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