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Combat Pistol/Carbine- 2 Day Course

  • Rockcastle Shooting Center 585 Park Mammoth Road Park City, KY, 42160 United States (map)

This course is designed for shooters who truly want to learn the art of combat shooting. Training will focus mainly on “Close Quarters Battle” distances of 50 meters and within. Whether it is a civilian training for home/property defense or a LE/military member wanting to hone combat skills; this course will enlighten all skill levels with hard-learned techniques current taught to SOF operators. Attendees are encouraged to attend the “Combat Pistol 101” course, conducted day prior, if they want to brush up their marksmanship skills before this advanced course. We will cover the following subjects:

§  Weapons Safety & Manipulation

§  Combat Mindset

§  Techniques of Tactical Shooting

§  Recoil Management

§  Advanced Pistol Marksmanship                

§  Speed Reload / Tac Reload

§  Immediate and Remedial Action

§  Transition Drills

§  Physiological Effects of Combat Stressors                             

§  Multiple-target Indexing

§  One-handed Pistol Reloads         

§  Threat identification

§  Subconscious Mind & Muscle-Memory 

§  Barricades

§  Rifle Backup Sights / Red Dots / CQC Variables        

§  Shooting while Moving

§  Low-Light / No-Light Shooting                   

§  Dry-Fire Drills


o   Serviceable pistol of at least 9mm caliber

o   Minimum of 3 pistol magazines

o   Minimum of 1 double pistol magazine pouch

o   Eye and Ear protection

o   Serviceable holster

o   500 rounds of pistol ammunition

o   Serviceable carbine (9mm, 45ACP, 5.56mm, or 7.62x39mm)

o   Minimum of 4 rifle magazines

o   Minimum of 1 magazine pouch or suitable method to carry spare magazines

o   Sling – suitable for a variety of shooting positions – tactical style preferred

o   500 rounds of rifle ammunition (NO STEEL CORE)

o   Rifle-mounted Flashlight

o   Hand-held Flashlight

o   Headlamp

Earlier Event: July 10
Combat Pistol 101
Later Event: September 18
Combat Pistol 101