Introduction to civilian Sniper Craft, Sniper Essentials, and Sniper S**t.
Shoot to 500 yards.
Precision marksmanship & Team tactics.
Urban & rural applications, techniques, and tactics.
$600 - standard price
$500 - prepay discount (purchased more than two weeks in advance)
The purpose of this class is to teach you the skills that are essential to being a civilian sniper.
The material in Essential Sniper was assembled with input from a SWAT Sniper, a USMC Scout Sniper (0317), as well as persons whom had received US Army Designated Marksman training. Additional techniques and tactics have been added to the material. Also, the class is given from the point of view of the civilian, who will necessarily need alternate SOPs and tactics.
* This may not be a suitable first rifle class for some people. You are strongly encouraged to have had a civilian carbine or marksmanship class prior to taking Essential Sniper. Each participant needs to know how to:
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.
Ages 11 - 17 welcome with participating parent / guardian.
Class starts at 8:30 am Central Time, Sharp!
Class time: 8:30 - 7:00 on Day 1 and 8:30 - 5:00 on Day 2
This class is suitable for shooters with an intermediate skill level.
Video and audio recording of class is prohibited, with the sole exception of YouTube content creators with advance written permission.
Accurized AR15, or accurized AR10, or tactical accurized bolt action rifle, or similar*
* Similar rifles include (but are not limited to):
- Tavor and other accurized Bullpup designs.
- FN FAL
- SCAR 20S
** Please contact us with your rifle of choice if it is not listed here, to make sure it will be acceptable, prior to registering for class.*
** Accurized = Heavy Barrel (or fluted barrel) + Free floated + Match grade trigger. **
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 6x magnification. Prefer 10x or more.
BDC, MOA, or Mil Dot reticle.
250 rounds MATCH GRADE ammunition.
IF you are shooting .223 / 5.56: 69 grain, 75 grain, or 77 grain MATCH GRADE
IF you are shooting .308: 165 grain or heavier MATCH GRADE
IF you are shooting other calibers: MATCH GRADE
** we will be shooting steel. Green tip or other armor piercing ammo is prohibited.**
** Besides... green tip & armor piercing ammo is not MATCH GRADE! **
Quality holster (Serpa strongly discouraged!) that will stay open for reholstering. OWB preferred.
5. OTHER REQUIRED MATERIALS
"Write in the rain" notepad & pen or pencil.
2+ magazines - or be able to carry 25 rounds per drill.
AR15 shooters - bring at least two (2) 20-round magazines!
Bolt-Action Shooters - bring a small loose ammo pouch.
Shemagh or small hand towel.
If you wear prescription lenses / glasses - BRING THEM!
Pistol + Holster (OWB preferred) + mags + 50 pistol rounds.
Eye and ear protection
Cot / inflatable mattress, etc. and sleeping gear
BRING A LUNCH FOR BOTH DAYS!
There is no place nearby from which to buy lunch / snacks. We will be having a field lunch both days.
PRICE OF THE CLASS INCLUDES 1 NIGHT CAMPING IN THE BUNKHOUSE AT RANGE!
We will have indoor and outdoor sleeping arrangements available.
* Creature comforts. We will be outside much of the day. Sunscreen, bug spray, rain gear lawn chairs, etc.
* A chest rig / battle belt / belt attached mag pouches to assist in holding mags.
* Shooting mat / tarp – also, elbow pads are strongly recommended.
Saturday, 8:30 am (SHARP!) to 7:00 pm Central Time
Sunday, 8:30 am (SHARP!) to 5:00 pm Central Time
October 15 & 16, 2022
Prepay discount ends October 1, 2022
Registration ends October 13, 2022
May 20 & 21, 2023
Prepay Discount ends May 6, 2023
Registration ends May 18, 2023
By registering for class, you acknowledge:
1. That you have read and understand our REFUND POLICY (no refunds!).
2. That you and all members of your party are eligible to participate as outlined above.
3. That you have read and will abide by the equipment requirements listed as part of this class.
4. That you have attended a previous rifle marksmanship class.
Essential Sniper Class - $600
Prepay discount - $500
Prepay Discount ends October 2, 2021 for October 16 & 17 class!
Class registration price includes one night camping at the range.
Day-1 Only option NOT AVAILABLE for this class.
Audit the Class is NOT AVAILABLE for this class.
"Can you hold a spot in class for me?"
50% deposit to reserve your spot in class = $250 Deposit
At the link below, once you have selected the class, pay the deposit amount.
Then, when you would like to pay the remainder, select the same class and deposit amount.
You must make the final payment prior to the end of the prepay discount for that class!
If you do not complete the final transaction in time, your deposit is forfeit.
NO REFUNDS / NO EXCHANGES / NO TRANSFERS
Patriot Training is proud to partner with Mountain Top Gun & Archery Range for training classes.
Unless otherwise specified, all classes are held at Mountain Top Gun & Archery Range.
11564 Harrison Ferry Rd, McMinnville, TN, USA