Defensive Carbine - October 20 @ Ridgeline - NH

OnSight Firearms Training

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Info and registration: DEFENSIVE CARBINE


Ridgeline Shooting Academy (just north of the Team O’Neill Rally School)

227 Miller Road
Dalton NH 03598

DIRECTIONS TO THE RANGE. Take I-93 North or South to Exit 43, then RTE 135 North for 7.7 miles. To Dalton/Union Road.


PLEASE NOTE There is a $100 DEPOSIT upon registration.

(all deposits are transferable but not refundable)

Balance of $60 due on the day of the class – CASH ONLY!

This class is intended for beginning to intermediate level shooters who want

to learn the skills to utilize their carbine in a defensive shooting situation.

Advanced level shooters will find this class to be an excellent review of their

existing skills & experience new drills and techniques.

This nine hour class is intended to instill in students the mindset and skills to

allow them to use their carbine as a defensive tool in a deadly force encounter.

Students will come away from this class with a better understanding of their

carbine, and a higher level of confidence in their ability to effective operate and wield it.

It is encouraged to run this class with the gear you would normally have in home defense or self defense situation.


Students should know and be able to perform all aspects of safe firearm handing. Students should be familiar with the basics of shooting (grip, stance, breath control, trigger control, follow through, etc.)

Topics for the class will include:

  • Safety & Medical Brief

  • Range orientation

  • Weapon Zeroes

  • Slings

  • Loading/Unloading

  • Reloading

  • Malfunctions

  • Gripping the Carbine

  • Shooting Positions

  • Mechanical Offset

  • Close Range Engagements

  • Multiple Threats

  • Turning & Shooting

  • Shooting on the Move

  • Moving to Cover

  • Shooting From Cover

  • Pistol Transitions

  • Decision Making & Shoot/No Shoot Scenarios
Class Requirements:

  • Functional Carbine with at least 700 rounds of ammunition.

  • Functional Semi-Auto Pistol with at least 300 rounds of ammunition.

  • At least 3 carbine magazines (more is better), and the ability to carry them on your person.

  • At least 3 pistol magazines (more is better), and the ability to carry them on your person.

  • A Sturdy belt w/ a quality pistol holster, designed specifically for the pistol you are carrying. No nylon holsters (Uncle Mike’s), or Blackhawk Serpa-style holsters will be permitted in the class. We Recommend: Raven Concealment, Blackpoint Tactical, G-Code, Stealth Gear USA, Black Center Tactical Holsters, Dark Star Gear.

  • Eye and Ear protection. Electronic hearing protection is highly recommended.

  • Season-appropriate clothing and rain gear (we shoot rain or shine).

  • Appropriate footwear.

  • Knee and Elbow pads (Optional, but highly recommended).

  • Lunch Food/snacks and method of hydration (there are no restaurants nearby).

  • Ready-to-learn attitude.

  • Note pad and pen for taking notes.
For more information or questions please contact: [email protected]


This course is limited to 14 students only. First 14 to buy tickets will attend.

Students are encouraged to bring their own lunch and beverages.

Private and group shooting lessons available – Rifle – Pistol – Shotgun
Women’s classes available.
New York (resident) pistol permit classes, Utah, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Florida, Virginia, Arizona, Massachusetts non-resident carry permit classes available.

For more info:
[email protected]
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