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Defensive Rifle Training for Personal and Home Defense

public gun range

It's one thing to plink at 300 yard targets - unless you're a sniper, that won't help you when sh*t hits the fan.

Defensive Rifle 1
On Guard Defense Defensive Rifle shooting from cover
Marksmanship & Tactics

You will learn the safe and proper operation / manipulation of your rifle system, basic fundamentals and movement designed to increase confidence and proficiency. You learn how to perform emergency
& tactical reloads, how to resolve common weapon malfunctions and perform action / reaction live-fire drills.

This course is task-based and designed to meet students at their individual skill level. Your instructors work closely with you to ensure safe & successful movement throughout the various courses & assist, as required.

Session Length: + / - Eight (8) hours (lunch provided) | Cost: $150.00 per student.

Purchase all 3 classes & save $50

  • Required Gear
    • A serviceable Modular Sporting Rifle
    • Rifle sling
    • Three (3) rifle magazines
    • Back-up iron sights if using an optic (zero'd)
    • 300 rounds of rifle ammunition (minimum)
    • Method of carrying spare magazines (Plate carrier, chest rig, battle belt, etc. - See FAQs)
    • Sturdy, closed-toed shoes
    • Long pants
    • No tank tops, sleeveless, or deep V-neck shirts
    • Appropriate attire for the cold, hot, or wet weather
  • FAQs

    Q: Can I bring my own ammo or do I have to buy it from you?
    A: Guests may bring their own ammo or purchase it from us. Steel core, green tips, tracer & armor-piercing ammo, black powder & Tannerite are prohibited.

    Q: Are there any limits on the caliber of gun I can shoot at your range?
    A: Our steel targets are rated up to and including the .338 Lapua Magnum. 50BMG is restricted from use on our range.

    Q: Can I use my pistol caliber carbine?
    A: Yes, pistol caliber carbines are welcome.

    Q: Do I really need a plate carrier, chest rig, battle belt, etc. listed above as required gear? 
    A:  These items are not necessary for this class since it is an introductory course.  However, if you wish to attend Defensive Rifle 2 & 3, you will find it necessary to have some kind of magazine carrier that you wear.  

Defensive Rifle 2
On Guard Defense Defensive Rifle shooting and moving
Mindset & Movement

You will advance your skills and build muscle memory by practicing and reinforcing previous fundamentals learned.

This course is designed with more complex drills to increase your speed and proficiency while under stress and engaging multiple targets.

You will also be introduced to skills necessary to transition between rifle and handgun – which should be the ultimate goal for any defensive shooter.

Session Length: + / - Eight (8) hours (lunch provided) | Cost: $150.00 per student.

Purchase all 3 classes & save $50

  • Required Gear
    • A serviceable Modular Sporting Rifle
    • Rifle sling
    • Three (3) rifle magazines
    • Back-up iron sights if using an optic (zero'd)
    • 300 rounds of rifle ammunition (minimum)
    • Semi-automatic pistol
    • Outside the waistband holster
    • Two (2) pistol magazines
    • 300 rounds of pistol ammunition (minimum)
    • Method of carrying spare magazines (Plate carrier, chest rig, battle belt, etc.)
    • Sturdy, closed-toed shoes
    • Long pants
    • No tank tops, sleeveless, or deep V-neck shirts
    • Appropriate attire for the cold, hot, or wet weather
  • FAQs

    Q: Do I have to complete Defensive Pistol 2 before I take Defensive Rifle 2?
    A: Because Defensive Rifle 2 introduces rifle/pistol transitions, it is assumed that attendees of this course have been formally trained on the safe and proper methods to draw from the holster. If a student has not attended such training, we recommend Defensive Pistol 2, which is our 1/2 day class dedicated to teaching those methods.

Defensive Rifle 3
On Guard Defense Defensive Rifle transition to pistol
Home Defense

Defensive Rifle 3 requires successful completion of DR1 & DR2. This course will further build your muscle memory, accuracy, speed and ability to engage multiple targets on the move while under increased stress.

Instructors provide you specific scenarios for which you must safely engage including transitioning between weapons and proper use of cover / concealment.

Shot timers and low light scenarios will be introduced as time permits.

Session Length: + / - Eight (8) hours (lunch provided) | Cost: $175.00 per student.

Purchase all 3 classes & save $50

  • Required Gear
    • A serviceable Modular Sporting Rifle
    • Rifle sling
    • Three (3) rifle magazines
    • Back-up iron sights if using an optic (zero'd)
    • 200 rounds of rifle ammunition (minimum)
    • Semi-automatic pistol
    • Outside the waistband holster
    • Two (2) pistol magazines
    • 300 rounds of pistol ammunition (minimum)
    • Method of carrying spare magazines (Plate carrier, chest rig, battle belt, etc.)
    • Sturdy, closed-toed shoes
    • Long pants
    • No tank tops, sleeveless, or deep V-neck shirts
    • Appropriate attire for the cold, hot, or wet weather
  • FAQs

    Q: If I bring a group of friends, can we clear rooms as a team?
    A: Yes, this course teaches one or more people room clearing techniques.

Upon receipt of your registration form, you will receive a separate email containing a link for you to submit secure payment via credit card. Once payment is received, your seat will be secured. If you prefer to pay by cash or check, payment must be received one week prior to class.

In the event you need to cancel, no refund will be issued. You may use your credit on account toward purchase of another class if applied within one (1) year of the date of original cancellation, otherwise no refund / credit will be issued.

Please indicate below how you wish to remit payment.

Client Testimonials

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Great class, great instructors, great facility! 

Ian O.
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What an outstanding experience! I cannot recommend highly enough. These folks are kind, mindful, professional, and passionate about the training they provide. Shooters of all skill levels are accommodated, from beginner to competitive. You are able to advance your capabilities with the assurance of expert guidance. Why are you still reading this review? Call and book your appointment now!

Aaron C.
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Excellent class. Wasn’t boring like most other classes and was very informative. I will recommend this class to others.

Kurt W.