Basic AR15 Carbine Operator (BARCO)

April 10, 2024

Instructor: Chris Cerino

Range Ready Studios
24362 Hwy 190 East
Robert, LA 70455

Equipment Required: 

AR15 or similar carbine w/ 3 magazines
(AR platform guns chambered in .22LR or handgun calibers are permitted but they must be reliable)

Sling – Tactical style – 2-point preferred (no hunting slings)

Magazine pouches optional 

Dump pouch or Rollypoly recommended

300 rounds of ammunition

Hearing and eye protection

Closed toe shoes and pants with pockets

Course Description:

If you have no formal training with the AR15 platform, this is where the journey begins. The road to carbine mastery starts with a solid foundation.

Many have no desire to go dynamic with their AR15 so we’ll keep it honest in this one-day class. You’ll get solid fundamentals to be able to employ your AR15 for fun or defense.

We’ll work on shooting from prone to get your best zero. This is a class that anyone could attend and gain functional knowledge from.

Topics include:   

  • Safety, Care & Maintenance 
  • Nomenclature, Characteristics & Accessories
  • Carbine set-up
  • Zero and consistency
  • Essential fundamentals 
  • Efficient presentation
  • Positional shooting   
  • Mechanical offset
  • Safe motor programs for loading and making ready
  • Safe motor programs for clearing 
  • Sling use 
  • Malfunction Clearance

This course is limited to 16 students.


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