Carbine Elements Theory 2 (CET2) Description

Carbine Elements Theory 2 is designed to give the intermediate or advanced shooter the proper carbine fundamentals. Starting with mindset, the class focuses on the core foundation of accuracy, acceptable accuracy under dynamic stress, and how to effectively balance speed and accuracy with proper weapon manipulation.

Subjects Covered

  • Life Safety Brief
  • Proper gear selection and placement
  • Proper Zero Check
  • 7 fundamentals (Accuracy Drills, Axis and Mechanics of Recoil)
  • Accuracy and Marksmanship Check
  • Admin reloads / Speed reloads / Tactical reloads Check
  • Transition and Communication Drills
  • Dynamic Positional Shooting Methods
  • Balance of Speed and Accuracy
  • Transitional Shoulder Shooting Drills
  • Improvised shooting positions with Transitional Shooting Drills
  • Movement Drills
  • Reactive Movement Drills
  • Running Drills
  • Reactive movement Drills around others

Recommended Equipment

Students provide their own ammo: 1800rds of carbine and 300 rounds of Handgun ammo minimum.

Hardware - A functional and practical carbine or battle rifle chambered in 5.56x45, 5.45x39, 300 Blackout, 7.62x39, 7.62x51.  A secondary weapon (handgun) of choice. If available, a spare weapon system is also an excellent idea. A cleaning kit and tools that are compatible with the weapon system(s) in question is also a must. Each student should have a minimum of 5 working magazines.

  • Note pad, and pen/pencil
  • Clothing suited to strenuous activity as well as being seasonally appropriate
  • Rain gear / cold weather gear (seasonal)
  • Ear pro (electronic preferred) / Eye pro
  • Baseball style hat recommended
  • Proper belt to support equipment
  • Carbine magazine pouches, Battle belt, or Chest rig
  • Handgun (secondary weapon), magazines
  • A holster and magazine pouch that will retain equipment when moving
  • Tools that work on your weapon
  • Weapons lube
  • Water hydrating device
  • Knee and elbow pads (optional)
  • Gloves (optional)
  • An open mind