soldier at rifle range

Crucible’s small arms weapons and tactics is based in the reality of close personal violence.  Our curriculum is intentionally limited to those salient skills that make a person more survivable and more lethal in an armed encounter.  Our students are typically operating in small groups, or as a single operator with limited resources for quick response forces support.

target shooting at close range

Our Courses focus on the fundamentals and the realities of mental and physical dysfunctions during a deadly confrontation.

Individual, team, and vehicular tactics can evolve into full mission profile scenarios involving pyrotechnics and force on force simunitions with trained roll players.

• Concealed weapons

• Close defensive fire

• Dynamic team movement

• Shooting from / into a vehicle

• Small team tactics