Basic Rifle (2-day) (Seelyville, IN) June 8-9, 2024

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  • diveski11

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    Oct 14, 2016

    Basic Rifle Overview​

    This is our signature offering, based on traditional American rifle craft that teaches “Hits Count!” It is appropriate for a wide breadth of student skill levels. This course lays a sound foundation for students to shoot groups under time pressure from a variety of practical field positions. Basic Rifle includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn:
    • Rules for safe gun handling & range rules
    • Rifle parts and operation & ammunition
    • Shooting fundamentals: ABCs of firing the shot
    • Natural Point of Aim
    • Shooting from the prone, standing and sitting/kneeling positions
    • Introduction to Sight Adjustments and basic calculation of Minutes of Angle (moa)
    • 25 Yard “Morgan’s 13” Classifier
    • 25 Yard Rifle Qualifier
    • Two Day Only: Intermediate calculation of minutes of angle for precise sight adjustments at all ranges
    • Two Day Only: Introduction to Field Shooting, to include basic ballistics and live firing to longer distances (if the range facility permits)
    • Two Day Only: As time allows, there may be additional opportunities to engage in challenging competitions to include the Rifle Qualifier, Classic Carbine Qualification, Battle Rattle, and/or Field Shoot
    Prerequisites: None

    Rifle Requirements: A safely functioning, semi-automatic, magazine-fed rifle chambered in .22LR is best. The Ruger 10/22, Marlin 795, AR variants, etc., generally work best for this class but any other type of rifle (tube-fed , lever-action, bolt-action, etc.) can be used as well.

    This clinic is centerfire-friendly but rimfire is recommended. Shooting will be primarily at 25 yards and possibly out to 100 yards.

    Estimated Ammunition Required: About 200 rounds/day.

    Required Equipment: Please plan to bring the following:
    • ear protection
    • eye protection
    • magazines for your rifle (if necessary)
    • sling for your rifle (a US GI sling is strongly preferred)
    • a way to take notes
    • a hat & clothing appropriate for the weather
    • lunch, snacks, hydration (water AND a way to replace electrolytes) – we will NOT be leaving the range for lunch
    Optional Equipment: The following equipment is not required but may come in handy at the event:
    • sshooting mat
    • folding chair
    • stapler (and extra staples) to attach your target to the backer board
    • sunscreen and/or bug spray
    • cleaning/tool kit for your rifle/scope
    • manual for rifle/scope
    Loaner Firearms: loaner firearms suitable for use at this event are generally available but limited. Please contact the Event Director prior to the event if you would like to request a loaner firearm.
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