This class is a fundamental class on the carbine/ AR rifle.
You will learn the safety rules, the nomenclature, how and why the rifle functions, how to field strip the rifle and clean it.
At the range you will learn basic shooting positions, aiming and safe handling.
This is a 100 round class. (Ammo is not included in the price.)
You will need a rifle, 2 magazines, eye protection and ear protection. Knee pads are optional. We do have rifles for rent if needed.
Cost is $150
The class is taught by Eric Kern:
Eric Keren is a former US Marine Corps Sergeant (E5) and civilian Police Officer. He entered the USMC in 2000 and left, as a reservist, in 2011. A veteran of the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Eric spent his 10 plus years in the Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve holding several Military Occupational Specialties. He has served as an Infantry Rifleman; Intelligence Analyst; and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Defense Chief. He held collateral assignments as a Military Operations on Urban Terrain (MOUT) instructor and as a Combat Marksmanship Program (CMP) instructor. Aside from several other awards, he has received a Combat Action Ribbon for actions in Iraq and a Navy Achievement Medal for work as an instructor.
As a Police Officer working for a Department in Los Angeles County, California, Eric served as a patrol officer, Too Good for Drugs instructor, Honor Guard team member, and Explorer Advisor. He entered the Department in 2004 and left in 2013. Most notably, after only one year on the Department, he was appointed as Rangemaster and Armorer. He is a Law Enforcement Tactical Firearms Instructor, MP5/AR-15 Instructor, and Close Quarters Battle (CQB) Instructor. He has received numerous awards during his time as a Police Officer including meritorious awards for life saving, apprehensions of dangerous felons, and as a firearms instructor.
When not spending time with his wife and two young sons, he enjoys fly fishing, hunting, and any opportunity to be in the outdoors.