Rifleman: Home Defense
In Rifleman I, the focus was on accuracy out to 300 meters. In Rifleman: Home Defense, the focus is on surgical marksmanship at indoor distances when it counts. This class is a must for those who own a rifle and plan on using it to defend their homes against violent criminals.
In this course, drills and topics include: tuning up marksmanship, close quarters gun handling and techniques, hostage targets, room clearing, hallway movement, legal considerations, linking up with law enforcement, and communication under stress.
Training is only open to legal, US Citizens or permanent residents (green card holders) per ITAR (22 CFR §§120-130)
Course gear requirements:
- Rifle ZEROED FOR 100 YARDS chambered in an intermediate or battle rifle cartridge (5.56, 7.62x39, 5.45x39, .308, 7.62x54, .30-06). We recommend that you use the same rifle you used in Rifleman I for this course. (Bring a spare rifle also zeroed for 100 yards if you have one.)
- 400 rounds of factory ammunition. M855 (Green tip) or 7n6 is fine for most drills, but we will be shooting steel on some drills so bring other non-green tip (xm193 or similar variant) and commercial 5.45 ammunition as well.
- 6 rifle magazines
- White light attached to rifle
- Ballistic eye protection. Lowe's or Walmart has these.
- Electronic ear protection
- Sling—Two point sling is recommended
- Rain gear—We conduct class in all weather conditions
- Spotting scope or binoculars
- Sunscreen and Bug Spray
- Gun cleaning gear
There is no minimum age to take this class. However, students under 18 years of age are required to attend the class together with a participating adult.
Cancellation/ Refund/ Exchange Policy:
Booking a class at Valor Ridge is a commitment to train on your given course dates. Tuition sale is final. We do not offer refunds or transfers to students who cancel or fail to show up for class. We do offer refund or credit in the highly unlikely event Valor Ridge finds it necessary to cancel a course. This policy is firm and there will be no exceptions.
Disclaimer:As the result of numerous issues that have arisen over the years, we will no longer allow internally-modified firearms once they leave the factory in our classes, unless the work was performed by a certified, qualified gunsmith.
Examples of modifications not requiring a gunsmith are:
- Aftermarket sights
- Aftermarket rails
- Original Equipment Manufacturer replacement parts including springs, connectors, firing pins, etc…
- Mil-spec bolts and bolt carriers (Colt, BCM, Daniel Defense, CMMG, LMT, etc...)
- Retaining plates for AK trigger pins (Krebs Custom retainer plates)
- Stipling on pistols or pistol grips
- Firearms converted or rebuilt by manufacturers such as Rifle Dynamics, Krebs Custom, ETC…
- Complete factory lower receivers
- Complete factory upper receivers