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Lexington County Sheriffs Department

A. Lewis McCarty Firearms Training Center

357 Landfill Lane

Lexington, SC 29073

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Counter Ambush Skills & Tactics (CAST)

ABSTRACT

This advanced fast paced, dynamic & highly interactive two-day course specifically designed for the officer on the street who requires an enhanced knowledge of skills and tactics to mitigate an ambush assault situations. It provides in detail aspects of the ambush assault, situation & confrontation awareness, combining relevant skills and tactics. Additionally, this course is designed to provide a solid understanding of dynamic movement, team/individual tactics, vehicle based tactics and force application. Students will also learn acceptable and legally defendable methods of subject control, use of force, and weapons manipulation. Practical application exercises are combined with stimulus/response conditioning principals and the development of a winning mindset.

Students failing to meet and maintain our safety requirements and/or who cannot meet and immediately demonstrate the minimum skills required for the specific class may be removed from training. Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites before registering.

PREREQUISITES

Currently this course is restricted to law enforcement, military and security personnel ONLY. Individuals who are involved in the training of law enforcement, military and security personnel are eligible to attend

This IS NOT a basic shooting program, students failing to meet and maintain our safety requirements and/or who cannot meet and immediately demonstrate the minimum skills required for the specific program may be removed from training. Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites before registering.

OVERVIEW

  • Mindset Development (Train to Win)

  • Tactical weapons handling and safety

  • Anatomy of an ambush

  • Officer & Assailant profiles

  • Types of ambushes

  • Simulation based training

  • Unconventional shooting position techniques

  • Techniques in stimulus/response training

  • Multiple shot/threat engagement techniques

  • Close quarters techniques

  • Movement techniques

  • Cover and concealment

  • Vehicle borne techniques

  • Individual & two-man team tactics

  • Communication skills

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Handgun with Min.of three magazines (REQUIRED)

  • Carbine, Patrol Rifle, SMG with Min. of three magazines and a sling (This is optional)

  • 600 Rounds of ammunition for handgun

  • 200 Rounds of ammunition for carbine (if running a carbine)

  • Eye protection

  • Hearing protection

  • Ball cap or other billed cap

  • Gloves (recommended, not required)

  • Knee pads (recommended, not required)

  • Elbow pads (recommended, not required)

  • Leather/nylon gear for handgun

  • Cold and/or wet weather clothing (if applicable)

  • Water


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