Practical Rifle 1


Course Schedule and Registration
Practical Rifle 1
1 Day/Starting @ $149.64 – select the price you’re willing to pay from the available pricing options during registration
Prerequisite: None
Class Start: 9:00 am
Class Location: Per location annotated on calendar. Buchanan GA, Taylorsville GA & Dahlonega GA. Details will be emailed week prior to class.

The course provides a fundamentals primer for those new to shooting and a thought invoking refresher for the experienced shooter. Structured around the practical application of the fundamentals of marksmanship, Practical Rifle 1 establishes the foundation for skills development and the application of specific tactics necessary to prevail in a lethal force encounter.

Course Topics:

  • Firearms Safety
  • Fundamentals of Marksmanship
  • Practical application of Marksmanship
  • Precision vs Practical accuracy
  • Multiple threat engagements
  • Shooting from uncomfortable positions
  • Shooting on the move
  • Identification and use of cover
  • Threat identification and personal reaction times
  • Close quarters shooting
  • Malfunctions

Gear List:

  • Rifle w/sling (single or two point is fine).
    • Semi-auto magazine fed
    • Iron sights & or optics
    • Know your zero distance
  • 350 rounds of factory loaded ammunition (no steel core ammunition)
  • Magazine pouch (if none don’t worry pockets work well)
  • A sturdy belt for the magazine pouches (try your gear on prior to class)
  • As many spare magazines as you have (saves on reloading time)
  • If you carry a rifle for a living feel free to bring your 1st & 2nd line gear
  • Eye & ear protection (foam inserts or muffs – electronic muffs recommended)
  • Hat with bill & sunblock
  • Raingear
  • Pen and Paper
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear. Wear something you’d use to go hiking in a national forest for the day (this is not the time to break in a new pair of platforms, pumps, wedges, sling backs, etc.)
  • Knee and elbow pads (optional) – Knee pads will help during range cleanup
  • Water or similar for hydration (1 gallon)
  • Bring a lunch