Defensive Rifle 2.0 combines what was learned in 1.0 adding new challenges and skills to get the most out of the modern sporting rifle platform by incorporating advanced defensive rifle training.

Participants will:
-Review core fundamentals from Defensive Rifle 1.0
-Engage multiple targets (transitions)
-Learn tactical movement and shooting on the move
-Learn and practice bilateral transitions
-Move to and shoot from cover

Note: Participants must possess and present a valid Massachusetts LTC (resident or non-resident). Students need to have taken either our Defensive Rifle 1.0 class or another rifle class with a recognized trainer/academy before taking this class. Also, this course requires physical activity, including periods of rapid movement and kneeling. Please be realistic about your abilities.

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Upcoming Class Dates:

Monday, May 13, 2024
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (8 spots open)

Price: $180 per student ($160 for DF&GC members). After submitting your registration form (below), you will be contacted regarding payment. We accept Venmo and credit cards. Do not pay until contacted with either a credit card or Venmo invoice from us. Payment is typically due within 24 hours of invoicing in order to reserve your spot in the class.

This class is held outdoors at Danvers Fish & Game Club in Middleton, MA, and both club members and non-members may register to attend. If you have questions about this class, contact

(Please be sure to read over the equipment requirements before registering.)

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