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Intro to Rifle/Carbine


Duration: 8 hrs



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This is a course of fire designed to introduce new or inexperienced shooters to the operation of a rifle or carbine weapon system. Proper weapons handling, maintenance, and fundamentals of marksmanship will be covered. Equipment selection, rifle ballistics, and legal considerations will also be discussed.

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Topics Covered

Zeroing weapon systems

Traditional Postional shooting

Weapons handling and manipulation

Weapon maintenance

Fundamentals of marksmanship

Equipment selection


Legal considerations

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Basic, Rifle

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Documentation Requirements

The instructor requires a copy of your driver's license once you register.

The instructor requires a copy of your CCW permit once you register.

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Rifle of quality manufacture

3 magazines              


eye and ear protection

300 rounds of ammunition

A quality optic is recommended but not required

Water and food as desired.

Additional gear is advised based on season/weather (sunscreen, hat, raingear, etc.).