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Tactical Precision Rifle 101


  • The Rockcastle Shooting Center 585 Park Mammoth Road Park City, KY, 42160 United States (map)

Precision Rifle 101 Course covers the basics of long-range precision marksmanship, with a tactical flavor. While this course is not restricted to tactical applications, it will include more than just competitive shooting skills. SOF instructors will share lessons learned through decades of combat experience, to explain the “what & why” of how long-range marksmanship has advanced dramatically over the last 15 years.

COURSE LENGTH: 2 days

Key Course Topics

·         Rifle setup and maintenance

·         Scope setup and maintenance

·         Fundamentals of marksmanship

·         Accuracy vs Precision

·         Understanding Natural Point of Aim

·         Establishing and confirming rifle/scope zero

·         Reading Trace

·         Shooter spotter dialogue

·         Introduction to internal and external ballistics

·         Range estimation

·         Compensating for environmental conditions

·         Introduction to wind reading/estimation

·         Data gathering, data confirmation, and scope/reticle manipulation

·         Building a solid position

·         Understanding and engaging moving targets

·         Barricades and non-standard firing positions

All students attending should have a durable rifle that is capable of 1MOA accuracy at 100 yards, tactical scope, bi-pod, rear bag or monopod, sling, 200 rounds of ammunition and all necessary comfort items.



Earlier Event: July 13
Combat Pistol/Carbine
Later Event: September 27
Combat Pistol 101