This is one of our Signature Courses and is Highly Recommended
DFI First Steps +Defensive Light Rifle

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This DFI Course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for the safe, highly effective, and proper use of a .22LR semiautomatic rifle/carbine in the role of home defense. Firearms and ammunition will be provided. Students may bring their own rifle and ammunition if they wish. Ownership of a firearm prior to taking the course is not required.

This course is 5+ hours long and includes classroom and live fire range time learning how to handle and fire light rifles, and to engage hostile targets. Students learn the rules for

safe gun handling; light rifle parts and operation; cartridge components and selection; light rifle, potential magazine and cartridge malfunctions; shooting fundamentals; range rules; magazine construction and selection; cleaning and maintenance; home/self defense basics, appropriate barrel lengths and stock selection, the pros and cons of various action types, light rifle accessories and their usefulness, appropriate self defense ammunition selection, optical sights, red dot sights, lights and lasers, and continued opportunities for skill development. Participants will be coached in the best methods of employing the light rifle in a tactical, defensive role, with a focus on home defense. Engaging and stopping multiple attackers and the advantages/ disadvantages of the light rifle over a handgun will be discussed. Students will be instructed in basic methods of light rifle weapon retention in close quarters. A low-light simulation exercise is included. 100+ rounds of live fire. This is a hands on, Live Fire Self Defense Course suitable for both men and women.

The Light Rifle is an inexpensive, viable and highly effective alternative to a handgun for home defense. With the correct firearm, ammunition and training, it has proven itself time and time again, to be an easy to use, zero recoiling, highly effective defensive tool against individuals and multiple attackers. If a handgun is not an option for any number of reasons, or a number of family members are in the loop, the Light Rifle should be certainly be at, or near the top of your list of alternatives.

Students will receive the comprehensive Guide to the Basics of Rifle handbook, Gun Safety Rules brochure, DFI Course materials, Student DVD, and Course Completion Certificate.  Firearms and ammunition, as well as refreshments will be provided.


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