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Long-Range Fundamentals

This course teaches the fundamentals of long-range marksmanship. ($500)

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This course is designed for anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of long-range shooting. Whether you are an avid hunter looking to take that long-range shot or a beginning shooter that wants to learn proper form, this course will benefit you. The course will be 2 days (8 hours each day) with one day in the classroom and another day on the 300 yard range here at McMiller.

2022 Long Range Class Info

August 2022

Cost: $500 Plus Tax.

Time: Saturday 8:30-4pm / Sunday 8:30-3:30pm

 (Students in class may shoot to end of day Sunday)

Course Description:

A two-day, 300-yard rifle marksmanship and long-range course consisting of classroom and live fire instruction. The course will cover:

  • Firearm and optic nomenclature

  • How properly to setup and zero your rifle

  • Firearm inspection and maintenance

  • Scope function and adjustments (Mils/MOA turrets and reticles, first vs second focal plane optics, parallax and diopter adjustment)

  • The fundamentals of marksmanship and building a repeatable shooting position

  • Collection of environmental and ballistic data

  • The practical application of gathered data, on the range, with your rifle and optic at 100-300 yards

  • Targets supplied


Required Equipment

  • Appropriate eye/ear protection and suitable attire for the weather

  • Rifle capable of 1.5 MOA accuracy with ammunition to be used in class

  • Rifle case

  • 120 Rounds of match grade (or equivalent) ammunition; must all be the same     manufacturer and load/grain (same lot number is recommended)

  • Variable powered optic with exposed or capped finger adjustable turrets in, at minimum, ¼ MOA or .1 Mil adjustments. Parallax adjustable, zero reset and zero stop equipped optic encourage

  • Optic’s max magnification a minimum of 9x power

  • Bipod and rear support required (may be bags or monopod). Rear bags may be purchased from office while supplies last