Our mission is to improve the skills, tactics and mindset of anyone who seeks to protect themselves, loved ones or clients in life-threatening situations.

The CAR System – Center Axis Relock

We have a duty to ensure that we continue to search for techniques that work on demand and at a moment’s notice. To resist new ideas, to discard new thinking, to turn a blind eye, is to put our ego in front of the safety of an Operators Life. The CAR System has been adopted as the primary weapon firing and retention system by many top Agencies. They know the benefit it offers. Try it for yourself, and make up your own mind. 
– Paul Castle – The Car System – Center Axis Relock

Center Axis Relock (The CAR System)

There are two types of people in this world those that are prepared to defend themselves and those that are not. Which would you prefer to be?   Center Axis Relock or The CAR system is a shooting system designed to enhance close-quarters fighting capabilities. The CAR System can help you develop the skills necessary to react quickly and effectively in many life threatening situations.   The CAR System Course is an Advanced Close Quarters Combat (CQC) firearms training course intended for self-defense only. Students are required to have Basic Firearms Safety and Handling Skills.

IPD Systems, LLC developed and maintains the CAR eLearning Course at the Sabre Tactical website.  Doug Dean is a certified CAR instructor – one of only a few instructors in the world.

The CAR System training is a two-day course

Day-one – classroom:  the Student to develop a thorough understanding of the Principles of the CAR System and go hands on practicing the firing positions, reloading and stoppage drills, as well as firearm retention training.

Day-two – on the range the student will put the principles learned on day one into live fire practice.

Course requirements:

  • Concealed Handgun License, Law Enforcement Commission or Private Security F.A.B.
  • You must purchase the CAR eLearning course from Sabre Tactical by clicking here.  Use the coupon code “ohiosda20” at checkout for a $20 discount.
  • Course requires a minimum of 1000 rounds of ammunition.

Center Axis Relock is the official shooting system for the game “Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction” from Ubisoft.

All firearms training conducted at Briar Rabbit Ohio Shooting Sports located in Zanesville Ohio (see map)

The CAR System - Class Schedule

DateTimePurchase - $250
June 22nd and 23rd, 2019(8am to 5pm)

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Serving the Columbus Ohio firearms training needs including:

Dublin, Gahanna, Grove City, Hilliard, Upper Arlington, Reynoldsburg, Worthington, Downtown, Westerville, Whitehall, Canal Winchester, Clintonville, Bexley, German Village, Grandview Heights, New Albany, Short North and Powell.


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3971 Hoover Road #235 Grove City, OH 43123

614.582.5472 Phone

866.871.3129 Fax



3971 Hoover Road #235 Grove City, OH 43123


Briar Rabbit Ohio Shooting Sports
2949 Granger Hill Road, Zanesville, OH 43701

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