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Professional Rifle

Course Length: 8 hours

Course Description

Professional Rifle is a continuation of the End User Rifle curriculum.  This course focuses on further developing the skills and tactics needed to succeed in complex defensive situations.  This course hones these techniques and allows students to more thoroughly test them through enhanced skill building drills.

Instructional material covered

  • Firearms safety
  • Defensive firearm implementation / mindset
  • Decision making / stress conditions
  • Distance engagements
  • Positional shooting
  • Movement shooting
  • Complex malfunction clearance techniques
  • Self-assessment / shooting fundamentals
  • Skill building drills
  • Post engagement processes

Required equipment

  • Rifle with at least 3 magazines (Rifle must have a sling)
    • Rifle needs to be zeroed prior to the class
  • Handgun with at least 2 magazines
  • Holster and magazine pouches (At least one pistol pouch and one rifle pouch)
    • Holster must attach to the belt and provide sufficient retention to prevent the firearm from falling out during moderate physical activity. SERPA style holsters will not be permitted.
  • Eye protection
  • Electronic hearing protection
  • Weather appropriate clothing
    • Pants, long sleeve shirts and hats are recommended
  • Close toed shoes
  • 750 rounds rifle ammunition (No green tip or armor piercing ammunition)
  • 250 rounds handgun ammunition

Course prerequisites

End User Rifle*


Apr 19 2020




Reno, NV
Reno, NV
Daniel Bales


Daniel Bales
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