*NEW CLASS*: Civilian Close Combat: CQB Fundamentals

The new class that has been added, ‘Civilian Close Combat,‘ is a two day square range class that replaces the Combat Rifle Class. The first class is scheduled on July 11/12.

This is the class for those who wish to train in good solid basics for defense and survival in varied environments, which could include in and around your home in a collapse/WROL situation. It is designed for the defense of your family in these uncertain times. For those not yet persuaded of the need to train in team tactics such as on the Combat Team Tactics class, and also for those who have not yet fully mastered their tactical fitness, or are somewhat intimated by more advanced classes, this is your class.

However, it is by no means a low level class. It is high quality training packaged in an attainable way, and includes high threat room entry and clearance, such as you may need to utilize if the fight comes to your home.

You are encouraged to attend this class with family members or those you may find yourself surviving with in a collapse situation.

The CQB training in itself is combat proven and unique and you will arrive at that training on the afternoon of the second day having received a thorough grounding in weapons  safety and operation. The CQB training is similar to that shown in the following video of the MVT Rifleman Challenge (@ 4:14 mark).

Civilian Close Combat is a ‘no BS’ class that utilizes combat proven techniques to train you the right way.



Civilian Close Combat

This is a two day class designed for the beginning and intermediate level shooter, but appropriate for all levels. The goal of Civilian Close Combat (C3) is to  give you the essential skills for defense of yourself and your loved ones in varied tactical environments. It will give you an excellent grounding in the skill sets required for a varied home defense environment. It is a primer for more advanced classes such as Combat Team Tactics

This is the course for those who want to better be able to defend themselves and their loves ones from potential threats in an uncertain environment. It is conducted on the square range and is not overly strenuous. It is an ideal class for those who are concerned about potential home defense situations in and around the home environment,  It is encouraged that you attend the class with whoever you feel may be your most likely fellow shooter in a home defense environment, such as your spouse, children, neighbors or other relatives.

CR Oct 14 1

Day 1:
  • Safety and muzzle awareness
  • Combat mindset and stress effects
  • Check zero
  • Malfunction clearance / combat reload / tactical reload
  • Firing positions
  • Use of cover & concealment: theory and practice: urban/ rural /mixed environments.
  • Reaction to contact RTR Drills

Day 2:

  • Urban shooting positions
  • Support side shooting
  • Rifle to handgun transitions
  • Pairs fire & movement
  • Intro to High Threat CQB: room entry and clearance.




  • Functioning, modern, magazine fed, center-fire rifle (ex. AR15 family of weapons, AK47 etc.)
  • Quality rifle sling (adjustable 2 point recommended)
  • Five (6) standard capacity magazines
  • Load / magazine carrying equipment i.e  battle belt, magazine pouches, chest rig, etc.
  • Modern, semiauto, service size handgun from a reputable manufacturer (Glock, SIG, Springfield, Smith & Wesson, etc.)
  • Quality hip or thigh holster (works with you load carrying equipment)
  • Three (3) standard capacity magazines (more if you bring a single stack handgun)
  • Ability to carry at least two reloads on your person (battle/duty belt, magazine pouch, etc.)
  • Ear protection (electronic is preferred)
  • Eye protection
  • Notebook
  • Water source
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing
  • Positive attitude and an open mind




Approximately 100 Rounds for the Pistol.

Approximately 800 Rounds for the Rifle.

COST: $400