Defensive Carbine II

Defensive Carbine II Register Now



8 Hours / $250

Defensive Carbine II is designed to build on the core competencies gained in Defensive Carbine I and challenge the students in a fast-paced, mentally, and physically demanding course. Defensive Carbine II places an emphasis on efficiency, critical thinking, communication, and teamwork. This course culminates in a final event that requires each shooter to employ the techniques learned in Defensive Carbine I and II while experiencing mental and physiological stressors.


Topics Include: 

  • Safety
  • Defensive Carbine I refresher
  • Handgun employment as a secondary firearm
  • Transitioning between primary and secondary
  • Immediate displacement to a dominant location
  • Support side engagements
  • Alternative shooting positions
  • Critical problem solving
  • Use of cover
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Mutual supporting engagements
  • Final event


Required Equipment:

  • 400 rounds of carbine ammunition minimum
  • 150 rounds of handgun ammunition
  • Reliable carbine and handgun
  • 3 magazines or more for carbine
  • 2 magazines or more for a handgun
  • Magazine pouches for carbine and handgun, (reloading from pockets is acceptable)
  • Sling – One, two, or three-point
  • Quality holster
  • Ear Protection (electronic preferred)/ Eye Protection


Recommended Equipment:

  • Battle belt or chest rig, or purpose-built messenger bag/active shooter kit
  • Gloves
  • Firearm lubricant
  • Dress how your lifestyle would dictate your likely dress for carbine employment.



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