Precision Rifle I Course (100 - 350 Yards)

LENGTH OF COURSE:  3 days

TUITION:  $495 without P.O.S.T. credits (L.E.)

                         $520 with P.O.S.T. credits (L.E.)

 

Course description:

The Precision Rifle I Course is an entry-level course designed for those who have had little or no formal training.  This course introduces the proper techniques of how to shoot and manipulate a precision rifle.  The basic skills presented are the core foundation of developing a solid shooting program.

This is a Missouri P.O.S.T. approved course 

 

Topics covered:

  • Safety and handling

  • Fundamentals of rifle

  • Nomenclature

  • Introduction to internal and external ballistics

  • Understanding MOA and Mil-Dot adjustments

  • Introduction to wind reading

  • Open and optical sights

  • Slings

  • Use of bipod

  • How to zero rifle

  • Ballistics

  • The cold bore shot

  • Keeping a log book

  • Data gathering and observation

  • Introduction to positional shooting – prone, kneeling, sitting

 

Equipment needed:

  • Rifle with 5RD box magazine

  • Hearing and eye protection

  • Quality scope with adjustable turrets and MIL or MOA reticle

  • Spotting scope

  • 400 rounds of ammunition (No SS109 or armor piercing)

  • Sling

  • Binoculars

  • Shooting mat

  • Bipod

  • Sandbags (2 small)

  • Rifle data book or notebook

  • Calculator

  • Pen, pencil, highlighter

  • Handgun and gear

  • Flashlight

  • Gun bag or backpack

  • Cleaning kit

  • Snivel gear

  • Water and snacks

  • Sunscreen and bug repellent

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