The AR15, Mini-14 and similarly styled MSR family of firearms are very popular today. Many shooters want to learn how to best operate their gun. This course is only conducted by certified instructors. Our Defensive Rifle/Pistol Class will focus on hands on instruction. The goal of the course is to develop the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to use a rifle correctly, responsibly, and with confidence.
This class is for law-abiding adult citizens, as defined by applicable federal, state, or local laws. This course is conducted as a Non-Approved NRA Defensive Rifle/Pistol Class. A Certificate of Completion is awarded to students who successfully complete this class. This course is conducted by NRA Certified Firearms Instructors
. The required prerequisites for students to attend this course are:
Possess a valid Permit to Carry Concealed from:
Defensive AR15 Class in Sioux Falls
Rules for Safe Rifle Handling.
Nomenclature of the AR15 series of carbines & rifles. (What are all the parts called?)
Demonstrate proper cleaning and oiling procedure (We will not actually clean guns in the class.)
Learn about differences in piston driven and gas impingement styles.
Practice the proper stance and grip.
Developing the correct sight alignment and sight picture.
Basic sight in techniques. We ask that your rifle be sighted in with whatever sighting system is on the gun.
Immediate action drills to clear common stoppages.
Slinging the gun.
Transitioning from your rifle to your handgun
Students will need to have:
AR15, Mini-14, and similarly styled MSR family of firearms which are very popular today.
If you have questions if your firearm is acceptable please email us through our contact form.
No bolt action, lever action, pump action or other type of rifles or carbines.
Magazines – 2 minimum, 3 preferred
Magazines pouches – recommended but not necessary.
100 rounds of rifle ammunition. New factory ammunition only – No reloads.
Hearing protection. Electronic ear muffs recommended.
Optional course book NRA Guide to Personal Protection outside the Home
Sling. Recommend a 2 point or one point.
Pre-registered for the class & paid. No Refunds.
Private Class Options:
*Private Class dates are subject to scheduling, approval by the instructor.
**Private Classes - Students may be responsible for additional fees, such as class room & range fees.
***Alternate locations may be possible but subject to approval by the instructor.
5 to 6 Hours
Schlueter Firearms Instruction in Sioux Falls