Because the AK is one of the most widely proliferated firearms in the world and has been the preferred weapon of our enemies for the last 50 years, it is a platform that you should be comfortable running. 

This one day course is designed to teach you how to effectively operate the AK-47 style platform.

Topics covered will include: 

  • zeroing your rifle
  • fundamentals of marksmanship
  • proper weapons manipulation
  • fast and effective shooting at CQB and intermediate distances
  • shooting and moving 
  • barricade use

Bill Rapier is the owner and lead instructor of American Tactical Shooting Instruction LLC. He recently retired as a SEAL after 20 years in the Navy. His duty assignments included several years at SEAL Team Three and over fourteen years at Naval Special Warfare Development Group. Since 9/11 he has been on over ten combat deployments in both the Afghan and Iraqi theaters.

Student Gear List:

  1. AK-47 style rifle with sling (if you really want to run something else let me know and we can discuss)

  2. 4-5 rifle magazines.

  3. 600-800 rounds of rifle ammunition.

  4. Method of carrying rifle mags. Can be a chest rig, plate carrier, battle belt, or back pocket.

  5. Eye protection/ hearing protection.

  6. Loose fitting pants/ shirt/ hat/ gloves and knee pads are optional.

  7. Blow out kit and tourniquet (not required but always recommended when shooting)

  8. Water and food/ snacks.

  9. Spare parts for rifle. Spare batteries for optics/ flashlight.

Altus Shooting Solutions Range
8300 Mashourn Forks Rd
Baker, FL 32531

Course Contact Information 
Bill Rapier
[email protected]

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