556 Advanced Carbine
The advanced carbine class has been renowned by combat veterans from every theater of U.S. operations in the last 35 years.
556 is the course for those who will settle for no less than being the master of the carbine. Mirroring conditions from the field, pressure on the operator is increased as distance to target is decreased. Advanced manipulations, short reaction times and quick transitions to the secondary weapon are stressed in this fast-paced, hard-driving course. As the master of the carbine, you will shoot well, on the move, in any direction of travel relative to the targets. You will shoot from unconventional, but effective positions. You will experience many advanced simulator problems and force-on-force exercises. “556” is physically and mentally demanding. It is also equally rewarding.
This class has a physical difficulty level of moderate. Students should be capable of getting into and out of kneeling, sitting and prone positions numerous times each day.
10 years ago my wife and I took the three pistol classes and the edged weapons class. Except for the bruises from the edged weapons class we extremely enjoyed the experience. Fast forward a year and my wife is accosted in a parking lot. Due to the...