Long Range Rifle 101

Description:

This course is designed for the new precision rifle shooter or shooter with no formal training. The majority of this course is static and is not physically demanding. The course will include: Weapon Safety, Range Rules, Scope Mounting, Weapon Setup, Weapon Manipulation, Weapon Maintenance, Scope
Manipulation, Understanding Zero, and Fundamentals of Marksmanship.

Course Goals:

The shooter will learn and enforce the rules of gun safety. The shooter will be able to properly setup the rifle into working order. The shooter will be able to properly maintain their rifle. The shooter will be able to properly “zero” the rifle. The shooter will be able to obtain basic ballistic information to adjust for targets at various distances. The shooter will have a solid understanding the fundamentals of marksmanship.

Course Length:

Approximately 8-10 hours.

Class starts promptly at 08:00 hrs.

Equipment Requirements:

  • Bolt or gas operated rifle capable of 1MOA (1” at 100 yards/ 0.5” at 50 yards) of accuracy, with attached bipod.

  • 6x powered scope or better with turret adjustments of 1 MOA, ½ MOA, ¼ MOA, 0.1 MIL, or 0.2 MIL. No amazon specials or NCstar like optics.
    *The reticle should have MOA or MIL measurements but is not required. *

  •  .22LR rifles that meet the above accuracy and scope requirements.

  • Paper and pen for note taking.

  • Rear shooting support-AKA “rear bag”

  • Hearing protection

  • Eye protection

  • Chamber flag

  • Rifle Cleaning Kit

  • PERSONAL MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND/ OR MEDICATION

 

Recommended Equipment (Not Required):

  • Spotting Scope

  • Lunch Box

  • Weapon tool kit with all proper tools to mount and adjust your scope and rifle.

  • Rain Gear- We will shoot rain or shine.

  • Shooting Mat- You will be on the ground a lot.

  • Sun screen

  • Bug Spray

 

Round Count:

  • 100-150 rounds of match grade ammunition. Recommended factory match grade ammunition companies are: PRIME, NEXUS, NOSLER, HORNADY, and FEDERAL.

Time, Cost and Capacity:

  • Approximately 8-10 hours.

  • Class starts promptly at 08:30 hrs.

  • $350

  • 8 Slots

Please go to https://jtacranch.com/ to reserve your slot.