Introduction to the Modern Rifle Carbine

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Introduction to the Modern Rifle Carbine

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Features and Functions of Modern Carbine Rifles

This course is designed for the individual with little or no carbine rifle experience. In this class you will learn to use your rifle safely and effectively. This is a great opportunity for a beginner to ask questions, get answers, and learn in a non-threatening environment. All rifle (.223 or handgun caliber) ammunition is provided for this class and is included in the tuition.

Learn from our Highly Skilled Instructors

* Features and functions of a carbine rifle * Accessory selection such as optic choices * How to load and unload * Fundamental skills needed to fire a rifle There will be both classroom and range time in this course. That’s right! Our highly skilled instructors will help you put the classroom knowledge to use on the range and practice the fundamental skills used to fire a rifle.

Class: Introduction to the Modern Rifle Carbine

Cost: $125

Length: 3 hours

Level: Beginner


Required Gear: Quality, fully functional .223 or handgun caliber carbine rifle (rentals are available) Comfortable clothes and shoes (no open toe or open heel shoes)

Age Requirement: None

Class Availability

Age Requirements

16 to 17 years old can take the course unaccompanied. (Parent or guardian must be onsite, guardian or parental waiver signed, but they do not need to be in the same course or on the same range.) Minimum age is 11 if taking the course with a parent or guardian. The parent MUST have taken this exact course before, work with the child during the entire course, and be responsible for only one child.

Cancellation Policy

Poway Weapons and Gear Range reserves the right to cancel any event. In the event of cancellation by PWG, participants will have the option of being move to the next scheduled event or receive a full refund of registration fee. Poway Weapons and Gear Range is not responsible for any other expenses or possible damages incurred.

Registration Cancellation by Participant:

  • Cancellations must be received 5 business days prior to the training event in order to qualify for a refund.
  • Cancellations received 5 Business days or more in advance of the scheduled class will received a full refund.
  • Cancellation of class reservation less than 5 Business days before the scheduled and prior to the start of the class will result in store credit or scheduling into a future class
  • Students are eligible to reschedule to another class until the beginning of the class they are scheduled to attend.
  • Failure to attend the class (no-show), without making prior arrangements with training staff, will result in forfeiting the entire registration fee.
  • We understand mitigating circumstance can affect attendance. Each circumstance will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
  • These above policies apply to all Poway Weapons and Gear Training Events unless otherwise noted in the corresponding training materials

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