VERY POPULAR 2 DAY CLASS HOSTED AT GEORGIA MOUNTAIN SHOOTING ASSOCIATION AND CAN BE HOSTED ON THE ROAD:Georgia Mountain Shooting Association in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains. Here are a few hotel suggestionsnear GMSA. Lavonia, GA may have the best options off of I-85, exit 173 on Hwy 17.
You will register/pay for courses online. Keep the receipt, this is your first confirmation. Your second and official confirmation from me will arrive via email about a week prior to class (check your SPAM).
The 2 day Rifle Marksman covers the crucial fundamentals of marksmanship that allow the shooter to use the accuracy of the rifle to its fullest capability. The rifle is an iconic tool for Americans. Unfortunately, modern life does not lend itself to hunting and plinking like the decades before we became city dwellers. The essential skills of shooting a rifle well should be the goal of every owner. The idea of being a marksmen, is someone who is excellent at shooting a gun, be it a pistol or rifle. This class is for the armed citizen that sees a need for the ability to shoot their chosen rifle with skill. Just the essential skills that an citizen would need in the time of gravest extreme.
This 2 day class will cover zeroing the rifle and the effects of distance on the chosen zero. Shooting from different positions, SHOOTING FROM 25-300 YARDS, cover, and in addition the effects of offset from different sighting systems. The crucial fundamentals of marksmanship that allow the shooter to use the accuracy of the rifle to its fullest capability. This class will will use paper and steel targets to cover zeroing the rifle and the effects of distance place on the chosen zero. Shooting from different positions, cover, and in addition the effects of offset from different sighting systems. There will be a scored TOP SHOT and other challenges. Your Certificate of Participation will be handed out or emailed.
IF YOU ALREADY HAVE THIS KNOWLEDGE, please zero your rifle before class. A 50 yard or 100 yard will serve you well. If 25 yards is all you have available, then please zero at 25 yards and we will adjust at class. YOUR GOAL at 25, 50 or 100: just make sure you are on "paper" and we can refine your zero on the range. Remember zeros will change with ammo types and weights. Either shoot the same type ammo or know the difference between the two.
Please understand that our "Ant Rank Challenges" do not apply in our Rifle Marksman class. There will be a scored TOP SHOT and other challenges. Your Certificate of Participation will be handed out or emailed.
Below are just samples of what this class offers, in addition to the FUNDAMENTALS. Please make note that each class has its "own personality" so movement drills will vary.
Iron, Red dot, Optics Zeros and their differences, Offset
Presentation, Loading, Reloads
Standing, Kneeling, Prone, Urban prone
Use of cover
Switches, Prone, Urban prone
Target vs Defensive Ammo
Skill Level: This class will require you to have safe gun handling skills You need to be able to follow directions from our coaches You need to have a basic understanding of your rifle and have used it during practice sessions.
Cancellation Policy: We offer no refunds. If you have to cancel, we invite you to attend another class within a 12 month period of that class.
400 rounds of factory loaded ammunition
Rifle sling of your choice
Rifle magazine pouch/carrier
Notebook/pen for D.O.P.E (data on previous engagement, or data on personal equipment)
Mat (sleeping pad, exercise mat, towel, or shooting mat)
IF YOU ALREADY HAVE THIS KNOWLEDGE, please make sure you have whatever tools you need to adjust your sights. Same for optics, in addition make sure you have the manual or specifications for the adjustments for the optics. Some are MOA (minute of angle) and some are Mils (Milliradians).
A sturdy belt for rifle magazine pouch (try your gear on prior to class)
Extra magazines. We recommend 3 for this class if possible