Shoot to 500 yards.
The purpose of this class is to teach you the necessary skills to shoot to 500 yards, and the necessary tactics to be a Patriot Designated Rifleman.
MOA / MIL - what they are and why you need to know all about them.
Building up a stable shooting platform - prone and field.
Shooting positions - standing, kneeling, prone, and variations.
Use of rucksack and nature for improvised rifle rests.
How to make and use a shooting sock.
Marksmanship from a distance.
100 - 200 - 300 - 400 - 500 yards.
There will also be a specialized and pertinent shooting evaluation.
Please contact us if you have any questions on this requirement.
Participation is only open to legal, US Citizens or permanent residents (green card holders) per ITAR (22 CFR §§120-130)
Participation by "prohibited persons" (ie convicted felons) is not permitted.
Under 18 welcome with participating parent / guardian.
Accurized AR15, or accurized AR10, or similar*, or Accurized Bolt action rifle
* Please contact us with your rifle of choice if it is not listed here, to make sure it will be acceptable, prior to purchase of ticket.*
** Accurized = Heavy Barrel (or fluted barrel) + Free floated + Match grade trigger. **
*** Bolt-Action Warning: Do not bring a lightweight bolt-action rifle designed for casual hunting. These rifles are not designed to shoot accurately enough, nor hold up in this sort of class. This sort of rifle will fail you and there may not be rentals available. ***
Must be capable of at least 4x magnification.
Prefer 6x, 8x, or 10x.
BDC or Mil Dot reticle.
200 rounds.223 / 5.56: 69 grain, 75 grain, or 77 grain match grade
.308: 165 grain or heavier match grade
** we will be shooting steel. Green tip or other armor piercing ammo is prohibited.**
FITNESS LEVEL REQUIRED
You do not need to be "Captain America" to take this class. We will be walking over 2 miles each day during the class. We will be getting in and out of field shooting positions for most drills. We will be on our feet much of the day. This is not a bench shooting class.
Notepad and pen
Enough magazines to carry 50 rounds per drill.
Shooting mat / tarp – also, elbow pads are strongly recommended.
Eye and ear protection
* Creature comforts. We will be outside much of the day. Sunscreen, bug spray, rain gear lawn chairs, etc.
* A chest rig/battle belt may assist in holding mags.
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