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Tactical Rifle 2

July 29, 2023 @ 8:00 am - July 30, 2023 @ 5:00 pm CDT

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Rifle Class Description:

The Tactical Rifle 2 (203) is a 2-day intermediate rifle class designed to equip the modern rifleman with shooting skills necessary for close range urban defensive settings. In this intermediate rifle course, students learn essential rifle skills & standards from 5 to 50 yards. Close range shooting will focus on speed, while mid-range shooting will focus on accuracy. Students will constantly be exposed to challenging drills designed to shoot under pressure. Subjects covered include: proper zeroing procedures, shooting positions, gun handling and combat marksmanship. A major objective is the ability to mount the rifle quickly to deliver effective fire at urban distances measured against time and accuracy standards. Additional subjects include shooter diagnostics, surgical shots, movement, use of cover and ammunition management.

Tactical Rifle Gear:

  • AR15/M4 rifle/carbine
  • Adjustable rifle sling
  • Red dot sight or low powered variable optic
  • Defensive pistol
  • 1,000 rounds of factory rifle ammunition (500 rounds minimum)
  • 50 rounds of factory pistol ammunition
  • 5 x rifle magazines minimum
  • 5 x inert/dummy rifle training rounds
  • 2 x pistol magazines
  • Range attire: long pants, comfortable shirt, athletic shoes and ball cap
  • Elbow/knee pads or shooting pad (optional)
  • Basic loadout: rigid belt, on the waistband (OWB) holster, magazine pouches and dump pouch
  • Chest rig capable of holding 4 rifle magazines
  • Handheld flashlight
  • Multi-tool
  • Clear/tinted wrap around ballistic eye protection
  • Hearing protection
  • Water, snacks, sunscreen and appropriate inclement weather clothing
  • Firearms cleaning kit and quality lubrication
  • Notebook and pencil
  • Open mind

Tactical Rifle Prerequisites:

Combative Rifle, Level 1 or similar. The below drills are suggested as minimum skill requirements to meet the prerequisites. All drills are shot using a low ready position of at least 45 degrees downward. The recommended target is the TRICON TCT-MK4 available from Action Target or an official NRA B8 repair center.

  • TRICON Rifle Test: at the 25 yard line, fire 10 rounds (9 reload 1) in 15 seconds or less. Must be below par and score 80/100 points or higher.
  • TRICON Rifle Bill Drill: at the 25 yard line, fire 4 rounds standing to the body, then drop to kneeling and fire 2 rounds to the head in 10 seconds or less. Must be below par and score 80/100 or higher.
  • TRICON Rifle Slow Fire Test: at the 50 yard line, fire 10 rounds from any position in 60 seconds or less. Must be below par for highest possible score.

Registration fee does not include any associated range fees.


July 29, 2023 @ 8:00 am CDT
July 30, 2023 @ 5:00 pm CDT
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Trident Concepts
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TX | UpTex Shooting Range
1410 FM2571
Smithville, TX 78957 United States
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