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Ironclad Progressive Carbine Training

**YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED A BASIC CARBINE CLASS BEFORE YOU CAN TAKE THIS COURSE. WE WILL REQUIRE PROOF OF SUCH TRAINING!  Please note, we do NOT cover any of the basic fundamentals in this class, you should already know them and understand them. If not, please consider our Ironclad Beginner Carbine class to get the building blocks needed to advance to this level of training.

We accept the IRONCLAD Beginner Carbine certification. If you have proof of a beginner carbine class from another instructor or school, have Military or Law Enforcement experience with the M4/Patrol Rifle, or can prove your experience using an AR-15, please contact us so we can get you registered. Thank you.

Course Introduction:

In this Progressive Training course we focus on advancing the basic AR-15 skills and fundamentals learned from beginner carbine. We begin working on tasks such as; unassisted immediate and remedial action drills for malfunctions, reloading drills (tactical reload vs. speed reload), one handed shooting & manipulation, support side shooting, shooting with time limits, precision accuracy vs. realistic accuracy, shooting positions, shooting behind cover, co-witnessing optics, using back up sights, use of accessories (tactical lights, lasers, grips, extensions), shooting while moving, holdovers, etc…

This intermediate level course has very little classroom requirement and will be spent mostly on the range. 500 rounds of ammunition will be shot in this course.

*A sling is REQUIRED for this course. Single point sling is recommended.

Upon successful completion of this training course you will receive an official IRONCLAD certificate.

Course Length:

8 hours

Age Requirements:

18 & Over
*13 – 17 (MUST be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian for the entire class and may use either their parents carbine or rent one from us.)

*Age Waiver Form Required

Fee Schedule:

Student owned carbine & ammunition – $275
IRONCLAD loaned carbine & ammunition – $375
*$50 NON-REFUNDABLE upfront payment to reserve seat in class.
Cash, PayPal, Credit Cards, Money Orders Accepted.
Range Fee is included.

*Full payment due on or before day of scheduled class.

Student Course Checklist:

– Semi-Auto Carbine (AR-15 style)
– At least 3 magazines with 20+ round capacity are needed
- Spare magazine holster/holder (Belt, vest, bandoleer, pockets) (IF USING PERSONAL FIREARM)
- Sling Required
- 700 rounds of ammunition
- Cleaning kit with lubricant (IF USING PERSONAL FIREARM)
- Eye Protection (Available for purchase from Ironclad)
- Ear Protection (Available for purchase from Ironclad)
- Dress: You’re responsible for your own comfort and protection from the elements on the range. Long pants and close toed shoes are mandatory. (Classes are held rain or shine)
- Pack lunch & drinks (Lunch at range)
– Recommended extras: sunscreen, water, rain gear, ball cap, knee pads, etc…

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Please download, print and fill out the forms below and bring them with you to class. These forms must be filled out and given to us or we cannot permit you to take the class.

PDF_Logo (Custom)IRONCLAD Assumption of Risk Waiver

PDF_Logo (Custom)IRONCLAD Statement of Eligibility

PDF_Logo (Custom)IRONCLAD Age Waver Form

Have Questions?? Please feel free to CONTACT US anytime!


We put together a helpful checklist of "Things to bring" to class.

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