Students learn the basic principles and applications for using a
semi automatic rifle as a defensive tool.
More Details: A
DDC original firearms course, this course is approximately 5hrs in
length with an ammunition requirement of 300 rounds(.223 caliber
minimum). Students are expected to have previous firearms
experience therefore this course is largely comprised of live fire
exercises with limited classroom instruction.
Students can expect to learn the fundamentals and basics of: Safety,
mindset, rifle anatomy/function, sight-in, iron vs. optical sights,
gear and accessory placement, stance, recoil management, trigger
control, changing magazines, clearing malfunctions, shooting from
cover, and shooting on the move.
In order to attend this DDC Basic Defensive Rifle Course students
must be able to provide proof of previous experience. Such proof
may include certificates for NRA Basic Rifle, other DDC firearms
courses, or proof of attendance for a carbine course from a
recognized organization i.e. Academi.
Upon completion students will receive a certificate*
authorizing them to attend the DDC Advanced Defensive Rifle Course.
Advanced Defensive Rifle
Students learn advanced principles and applications for using a semi
automatic rifle as a defensive tool.
More Details: A DDC original firearms course, this course is
approximately 5hrs in length with an ammunition requirement of 400
rounds(.223 caliber minimum). Because this is an advanced course
Students should arrive with their semi automatic rifle sighted in at
50 yards. Students can expect to learn more advanced defensive
rifle shooting techniques including:
Safety, mindset, refresh fundamentals of marksmanship (grip,
stance, recoil management, trigger control, sight picture, etc…),
advanced shooting positions including prone/supine, mag changes,
malfunction drills, transitioning between shoulders, shooting on the
move, shooting from cover, team tactics, and urban tactics.
Students must have completed the DDC Basic Defensive Rifle course
in order to attend.
Students who finish the course to the instructor’s satisfaction
will receive a certificate of completion*
*DDC instructors reserve the right to
withhold issue of certificates to students they feel need further
instruction before advancing to the next course level. DDC will
offer private instruction at a discounted rate to any student who
needs further instruction. This private instruction may result in
the student being issued said certificate retroactively.