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Description

Introduction to Precision Rifle will allow you to explore the art and science of precision rifle and sniper craft in an organized and logical manner.  This class is moderately paced, beginner friendly, but will require some real note taking, attention to detail, and high school level math.

Prerequisite:

Thorough understanding of firearm safety, including use of force doctrine, loading and unloading, muzzle discipline while moving, and safety manipulation.
Basic understanding of rifle trajectory, and battle sight zero theory (BZO)
Experience shooting rifles from the prone position
Proficient in basic marksmanship: 4 minute of angle with standard rifle/ammunition
Firearm Safety and Self Defense highly recommended
Introduction to Fighting Rifle (FR1) highly recommended

Price: 

A suitable donation is $250 per person for tuition, but I will accept any amount between $175 and $350. This type of training requires a small class size and lots of hands on attention. Typical classes are 3-6 students.

Ammo for this class is separate from tuition, and we can provide it for most common calibers. If you have questions, you can contact Brian at info@monarchdefense.org, or call 408-892-5460.

Time:

9am to 7pm or whenever we finish during the summer months, 7am to 5pm during the winter months

We can only teach the class at the student’s pace. Therefore we cannot give you an exact end time. If you wish to attend this class, you must stay until we end so that we may debrief, turn in borrowed equipment, and clean up.

Clear your schedule, and expect to be in class for the entire day. Students leaving early is a huge distraction, and it wastes time for everyone else. It is selfish, unfair to the other students, and will not be tolerated. Sign up only if you plan to be there for the entirety the class, including final exercise, debrief, and cleanup.

Location:

Valley of Orion, in the vicinity of Mount Hamilton and San Antonio Valley. 1 hour east of San Jose, 1 hour south from Livermore. Detailed directions will be emailed to those who sign up.

Topics:

The purpose of precision rifle training
Scopes, how to choose one, how to use one
Zeroing math, computing range and wind firing solutions
Range estimation
Wind estimation
Rifle fundamentals and dry practice techniques
Fundamentals of breathing, aiming, and trigger press
External ballistics
Perfect prone and a brief introduction to field position
Choosing equipment and accessories

Required Equipment:

Rifle
Rifle scope
Pen and paper
Calculator
Ruler
100 rounds of ammo. Match ammo is not required, but is recommended for this class.
Snacks and lunch
Water
Sturdy shoes
Sturdy outdoor clothing (We train rain or shine)
Eye protection
Ear protection
Gun cleaning kit and lubricant
Backpack
1 old calf length sock, or ready made sandsock/rearbag

We can supply you with a rifle and scope. Please specify during checkout. There is no charge for this.

You can bring your own ammo or use ours. Please specify what you need when checking out, and pay us back for whatever you use.

Recommended equipment: 

Brimmed hat, such as a “boonie”
Sunscreen
Snacks
Extra jackets and warm clothing
Folding chair
Flashlight
Sturdy gloves
Bipod
Rifle sling

Contact:

Brian Wang is the event organizer. He can be reached at 408-892-5460 or info@monarchdefense.org

Cancellation Policy: 

There is no penalty to reschedule your class as long as you provide written notice at least 1 hour before the start of class by email to info@monarchdefense.org. Your credit is good for 1 year. We do not provide refunds.

Additional information

Date

Monday January 24rd, 2022 at 7am, Sunday March 20th, 2022 at 9am, Sunday May 14th, 2022 at 9am, Sunday September 18th, 2022 at 9am, Sunday November 27th 2022 at 9am