Carbine 1 - Civilian

Carbine 1

Carbine 1 is a 2 day course that introduces new or inexperienced shooters to the proper mindset required for using a weapon. Carbine 1 students receive instruction when deadly force is appropriate for personal defense and applicable state law. Course topics include weapons safety, weapon nomenclature, zeroing of iron sights and optics, weapon marksmanship fundamentals, loading/unloading fundamentals and instruction on how to resolve weapon malfunctions. Students will be introduced to various shooting positions.



Required Equipment

  • Round count: 1000 min. rifle / 50 pistol
  • Rifle with Sling
  • Handgun (optional)
  • Belt & holster
  • Magazine Pouches
  • Eye & ear protection
  • 3 magazines (rifle & handgun)
  • Knee & elbow pads (optional)
  • Water or hydration device (Camelback)
  • Pen & paper

Daily Schedule and Location

Class starts at 8:30 AM and typically ends around 5:00 PM each day.

All classes are taught at Lake Fork Sportsman's Club, 350 N. 1375 E., Atwood, IL, 61913 unless stated otherwise.


Registration Instructions

1. Register for the desired class online.

2. Complete the registration agreement:

For Individuals, please download, complete and return the Individual Student Agreement

For Organizations, please download, complete, and return the Organization Agreement

3. Return completed forms, by mail, fax, or email to:

Shooter School
PO BOX 1191
Mahomet, IL 61853

Fax: 217.489.9241

If you have any questions, or need assistance registering for a course, please contact us or call, 217.972.4503.

Shooter School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, or sexual orientation.