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At this time, we will no longer be able to sell/fulfill orders for any braced pistols. We apologize for the inconvenience.

The Modern Sportsman

The Modern Sportsman Defensive Carbine Skills

Product Code : DCS2022


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All sessions begin at 7pm. It is strongly recommended you take the classes in order.

Defensive Carbine Skills (DCS) is a beginner to intermediate 3-hour class. It rotates through four training modules on Friday evenings from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. DCS will focus on the primary application of a carbine in near-distance environments and will progress from essential carbine employment into basic applications in dynamic environments. Students learn and train on necessary skills to build their safety, proficiency, and confidence with a carbine. DCS is perfect for a newer shooter and an excellent refreshing opportunity for competent shooters.

Carbine Topics Covered: Safety, Fundamentals, Handling, Rudimentary Ballistics, Presentation, Basic Movement, Multiple Engagements, Working from Cover/Concealment, and Weapon mounted Light Employment.

Cost: $80 per Session.

Required Equipment:

Ear & Clear Eye Protection

Appropriate range attire

Semi-automatic magazine-fed AR-styled rifle or carbine chambered in a standard caliber such as 5.56mm NATO, 300 BLK etc. in working condition.

Weapon sling

Weapon Mounted Flashlight

3 Magazines

Ability to carry two spare magazines on your body

Minimum of 100 rounds of ammunition

Strongly Recommended Equipment:

  • Duty/Battle Belt w/ Retention Holster 
  • Two Spare Magazine Pouches
  • Plate Carrier/Chest Rig
  • Electronic Ear Protection
  • IFAK
  • Dump Pouch
  • Spare Ammo

Additional Information:

Ammunition is not included in the $80 cost per session.

Clear eye protection is available for use at no cost

Non-electronic hearing protection is available but is strongly discouraged

Firearm rentals are available but are strongly discouraged


The Modern Sportsman has all the required and recommended gear, when in stock, available for purchase. Sales associates and training staff can help with purchasing the best equipment which works best for you and your budget prior to start of class.

    Determined at checkout.