Course Description

This online course, previously only available on DVD, will walk you through everything you need to know to get started with an AR-15 rifle.

Even if you have some experience with the AR-15 platform, this course will help you continue with the proper fundamentals.

Whether your carbine still has that new gun smell or has gone through thousands of rounds on the range, it is important to conquer Basic Carbine Fundamentals to get the most out of your weapon.

Sergeant Major (R) Kyle Lamb covers a range of topics in this video to ensure basic and advanced carbine operator alike have a solid foundation on which to build their skills and achieve top level performance.

With chapters covering zeroing, stock length, carbine cleaning and much more, these segments will help you to dominate the fundamentals.

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  • Kyle Lamb

    Kyle Lamb

    Sergeant Major Kyle E. Lamb (retired), spent more than 21 years with the United States Army, more than 15 years of which were with the U.S. Army Special Operations. SGM Lamb has conducted combat operations in numerous theaters of operation, including Mogadishu, Somalia (Black Hawk Down Incident), and has served numerous tours in Iraq (the current war as well as Operation Desert Storm) and Bosnia. SGM Lamb is now the Founder and President of Viking Tactics, Inc. as well as the author of “Green Eyes and Black Rifles: The Warriors Guide to the Combat Carbine.” Lamb is a highly sought after military and law enforcement trainer, conducting Leadership Training Seminars, Team Leader Planning Courses, Tactical Commanders Course, Active Shooter Courses, Dynamic Tactical Entry Courses, as well as Carbine and Pistol Courses. For More information, contact

What's Inside the Course

  • 1
    • Introduction to the AR-15
    • Safety
  • 2
    • Operating System
    • Optics
    • Heading to the Range
    • Trigger Control
    • Iron Sights
    • Proper Stock Length
  • 3
    • Standing Position
    • Loading
    • Prone Position
    • Distance for Zeroing
  • 4
    • Training Methodology
    • .223 vs 5.56
    • Zeroing
    • Cleaning
    • Credits