Small Unit Tactics & Leadership for Responsible Citizens

In-Person Instruction Available at The Florida Deep Woods Ranch Training Facility


Small Unit Tactics & Leadership for Responsible Citizens

This is an extremely unique opportunity to learn the small unit tactics and leadership skills presented in the Ranger Handbook. This 2-day course is designed to teach the participants how to work together as a force multiplier in a defensive situation. The participants will learn movement and communication techniques, in addition to small unit tactics. The class includes a blend of classroom instruction, group table top exercises, group practice in the forest, and even live fire exercises on the range. 

Responsible citizens and armed professionals should take this class.

  • Movement (Classroom, table top and in the field)
    • Tactical formations
    • Traveling options
    • Crossing Danger areas
  • Patrols (Classroom, table top and in the field)
    • Reconnaissance
    • Combat and security
    • Ambush types and planning
    • Performing a raid
  • Battle Drills (Classroom, table top and in the field)
    • React to fire
    • Break contact
    • React to ambush
    • Urban operations
    • Close quarters techniques
  • Live Fire Training Drills
    • Practice various formations
    • Crossing danger areas
    • Reacting to contact and or an ambush
    • Breaking contact
    • Conducting an ambush
    • CQB formations and practice
    • Conducting a raid

Ammunition:  We use Frangible ammunition on our range because you will be shooting steel targets. Frangible ammunition is available for purchase onsite however if you would like to bring your own ammo, please bring frangible ammo ONLY. For safety reasons ball and steel core ammo are not allowed!

  • Note pad and something to write with
  • Handgun
    • 100 rounds of frangible ammunition for your pistol
    • At least 3 magazines
    • Holster (outside the waistband, or inside the waistband)
    • Magazine pouch
  • Defensive Rifle (AR-15, AK-47, or similar) with a sling and a sighting system (optic and or iron sights)
    • 300 rounds of frangible ammunition for your rifle
    • At least 4 magazines
    • Magazine pouch (Many students wear battle belts, chest rigs or plate carriers however these are optional)
  • Ear and Eye protection
  • Gun lube, cleaning kit, tools
  • Clothing for the weather (Note the range is outside)
    • Closed toed shoes
    • Pants (recommended)
    • Long sleeve shirt (recommended)
    • Hat (recommended)
    • Sunscreen
    • Bug spray
  • Lunch and snacks
  • 1-Gallon of water per day

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