#101 - Practical Field Rifle 1

This course focuses on long-range and precision shooting fundamentals including ballistics, data management, compensating for distance and wind using knobs and reticle methods, and shooting technique. It touches on UKD and non-standard field shooting.

a. Operator level maintenance of your weapon system
b. Use of telescopic sights
c. Application of the fundamentals of marksmanship
d. Basic understanding of applied ballistics
e. Use of ballistics programs
f. Data collection, data book
g. Zeroing your rifle
h. Engage targets in the field at known distances out to 800 yards

This class culminates in a field exercise that involves shooting a variety of 1-3 MOA targets from field positions. At the NRAWC, the third day of the class is the Sporting Rifle Match.

Class Parameters

Duration Three days
Format Classroom, known distance, and field exercise
Physical Requirements Ability to hike approx 2 miles in rough terrain
Rifle Requirements 1 MOA accuracy and max range of at least 700 yards
Limitations Caliber 6mm to .300WM, max 3200 fps, no steel core
Cost $1200 class fee
Venues Douglas, WY; Big-K Ranch (Elkton, OR)


1 MOA or better rifle; 300 rounds of ammunition; laser rangefinder; bipod; rear bag; backpack; at least 64 oz of water (Camelback recommended); boots; raingear; sunscreen; eye and ear protection; silencer recommended; hat; paper and pen; shooting sticks; sling;

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Classes must be paid 4 weeks in advance. No refunds for cancellations within 3 weeks of class date.