This course of instruction will provide the student with increased rifle skills including basic tactical theory, use of cover, clearing stoppages and movement. Students will build on previous instruction and will be challenged to apply learned skills in practical situations. The course will finish with a shooter evaluation.

NOTE: This course is designed for AR or AK style semi-auto rifles with iron or red dot optics. 




400 rounds


Current or prior military or law enforcement, successful completion of the Intro to Tactical Carbine or written proof of completion of a similar course provided by a reputable training site.  SGC reserves the right to make the final determination of the student having met the prerequisites.

Course Overview:

Time on the range will focus on body position, stance, safety lever function, trigger control, timed and un-timed drills designed to increase shooter confidence and skill at ranges from 7-50 yards. Students will also learn safe and efficient movement to cover and proper use of cover. The course will finish with a Course of Fire evaluation.

Course Outline:

California Laws and Legal Update
Rifle and accessories selection
Ammunition selection, handling and storage
Rifle manipulation skills
Trigger control
Advanced marksmanship
Moving and shooting
Shooting from cover
Moving to cover

Required Equipment:

CA compliant AR or AK style rifle with a sling (MAGPUL MS4 or similar recommended).
A minimum of two magazines
Elbow and Knee pads and ground pad recommended.
Sturdy belt with magazine pouch(es)
Bipod or pack on which to rest your rifle while prone recommended
Protective eyewear
Active noise reduction hearing protection recommended


Estimated 400 rounds of approved rifle ammunition
No steel core or steel jacketed ammo in compliance with range rules
No reloaded ammo allowed
Ammunition is available for purchase from Sacramento Gun Club

Fee: $250

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