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PLATOON LEADER COURSE

AMATEURS TALK TACTICS

PROFESSIONALS TALK LOGISTICS

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  1. You MUST complete the Rifleman, Team and Squad courses to proceed

  2. It is recommended to take the classes in each course in the order listed

  3. Bring your gear to class or rent gear at the facility

  4. Class starts at 5PM sharp

  5. Private lessons are available on Sundays for Members ONLY, call to schedule 713-826-9570

  6. Become a Member and get 50% off classes and earn XP for each class you pass

  7. Platoon level classes are worth 2,000 XP, per class, for Members

CLASSES

All sessions include:

2 hours of private instruction

Entry and air

ORGANIZATION

SKILLS:

Organizing your forces, keeping reserves, assigning squad leaders, specialty teams, team identification, maintaining unit cohesion.

COMMUNICATION

SKILLS:

Maintaining contact, runners, code words, challenge and pass, line of sight, communications alternatives, OpSec, conveying commander intent to squad leaders.

RECONNAISSANCE

SKILLS:

Know your opponent, identifying units, assessing enemy cohesion, spotting weaknesses, recon by fire, probing, movement to contact, LP/OPs.

PLANNING

SKILLS:

Creating a battle-plan, keeping it loose vs. rigid planning, adaptability,  managing your teams manpower, ammo, stamina and morale, contingency plans, setting limits of advance.

STRAT I - MANEUVER WARFARE

SKILLS:

Violence of action, maintaining tempo, redirection/misdirection of forces, embracing chaos, rotating units off the "line", embracing no line, logistics.

STRAT II - DEFENSIVE TACTICS

SKILLS:

Blocking forces, defense in depth, concealment of positions, ambushing, clearing fields of fire, machine guns, presighted artillery, countering, reinforcing, QRF.

STRAT III - CORDON AND KICK

SKILLS:

Methodical approach to MOUT, blocking forces, setting inner and outer cordons, sieging a structure, clearing and holding, reinforcing gains, patrol bases, armor at choke points.

STRAT IV - FORCE CONCENTRATION

SKILLS:

Defining a line, preventing incursion, blocking forces, consolidated TEMPORARY defense, consolidating mass, pushing weight, overwhelming and holding, using terrain and choke points.

STRAT V - INTERDICTION

SKILLS:

Using defensive tactics to hold a line, inserting behind enemy line, soft targets, raids, setting concealed patrol bases, cutting supply lines, comms.

STRAT VI - CHARGING

SKILLS:

Frontal assault, manpower and fatigue, Blitzkrieg (combined arms), identifying the moment, waves, maintaining fire superiority, casualties, logistics, susceptible to counter attack, war cry, audible intimidation, bypassing pockets of resistance, follow-on forces, maintaining momentum.

BOOK HERE - PLATOON LDR COURSE

Below are the dates of upcoming Platoon Leader Course classes. Class schedule is updated every 2 months. Click the buttons below to switch to Rifleman, Team or Squad courses.

Cancellation Policy:

There are no refunds for no-shows on the day of an event.  To refund your money we require 24 hour notice for this activity.