PR 101

(2-day course)

Precision Rifle instruction held at our Main Training Center range with target sets out to 700 yards. Designed for the beginner to the intermediate shooter. This course has a heavy emphasis on the fundamentals of rifle marksmanship and will be primarily done from the front support prone position. Physical exertion for students will be low to moderate.


Course Details


Beginner to Intermediate Precision Rifle Training


Beginner rifle training for ‘novice’ and intermediate rifle shooters. You must have some rifling experience to attend this class, PR-101

Topics will include:

  • ​Range Safety​ Rules and Range Brief
  • ​Marksmanship Described and Defined
  • Fundamentals of Rifle Marksmanship
  • ​Proper Individual Rifle Setup Workshop
  • ​Precision Rifle Glossary of Terms and Definitions
  • ​External Ballistics Trajectory (Basic)
  • Scope Definitions, Principles, and Use
  • Rifle Data Book
  • Firing Solutions
  • External Ballistics Wind (Basic)
  • ​​Equipment and Gear – use of, care of and keeping the order of it. (Keep your kit tight)
  • Rifle Care and Cleaning (students need to have tools for their rifle system)

Live Fire Drills:

  • 100-Yard Targets
    • Zeroing Drill and Techniques (Paper Target)
    • Natural Point of Aim Drill (Paper Target)
    • Position Building Drill (Paper Target)
  • Cold Bore Shot Principles (Paper and Steel Targets)

​Steel Targets 200 Yards to 700 Yards

  • ​Students will engage multiple targets and record personal data
  • Introduction to Hold Overs and Hold Unders using a scaled reticle

Equipment list:

  • Rifle capable of one minute of angle with a confirmed zero (.30 caliber max)
  • Open turret scope (Mil or MOA), Front Focal Plane preferred
  • Data Book (Impact Data Book Suggested) **
  • Bipod or other front support/ Rear support bag or sock
  • Shooting mat
  • Cleaning gear and tools for your rifle
  • Pen, pencil, and highlighter
  • Notebook
  • Calculator
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Long-sleeved shirts and long pants
  • Durable boots or footwear
  • Rucksack or backpack to carry all gear
  • Ammunition (225-250 rounds), match grade or hand loads (see: ammunition policy)
  • Bring weather-appropriate gear (be prepared, we shoot in all conditions)
  • Hat or ball cap
  • Field Chair
  • Water, Field Snacks and lunch
  • Spotting Scope (if you have one)

**Impact Data Books available for purchase from Long Gun Training. Cost $35.00 contact us and pre order.

In conclusion, this two-day course will get you well on your way to improved competitive, hunting and target rifle shooting.

Next steps to improving your Precision Rifle Training; take PR|LR102 training class



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