Precision Rifle I

About This Course

The ACADEMI Precision Rifle course is an in-depth, three-day course. The course will take an individual with little or no experience with scoped precision rifles through all the training required to become self-sufficient in the operation and handling of a rifle. ACADEMI instructors are all qualified military or law enforcement marksmen with many years of experience in the field. All topics presented during the course are proven fundamentals of long-distance marksmanship. The instruction is detailed and comprehensive and students will come away with a solid foundation on which to build their long rifle shooting skills.

Course Details
  • Topics
    • Precision rifle characteristics
    • Safety precautions
    • Maintenance and cleaning
    • Break-in theory discussion
    • Scope characteristics
    • Mounting and fitting
    • Pre-fire checks
    • Theory of a group
    • Zeroing the rifle
    • Common units of measurements
    • Ballistics
    • Correcting for wind
    • Short to mid-range shooting applications
    • Unsupported and supported positions
    • Mid-to-far range shooting applications
  • Gear
    • Suitable match-grade firearm with mounted scope; bolt action is preferred but not mandatory (common caliber is .308, however up to .338 is fine; smaller calibers such as .223 are not recommended due to some of the farther ranges)
    • Day pack (backpack large enough to carry ammunition, notebook and any other gear needed for the range)
    • Eye and ear protection
    • Small notebook, preferably water-resistant
    • Cleaning kit specific to caliber of your firearm system
    • Rain gear
    • Clothing appropriate for climate and conditions
    • A water bottle or other hydration system
  • Ammunition requirements
    • 200 rounds match-grade ammunition
  • Skill prerequisites
    • Must be 21 years of age
    • Must be a US Citizen
    • Must provide a non-felony criminal background check
  • Lodging
  • Moyock location has lodging available on campus and off campus.

    A variety of meal options can be purchased directly from our on-site dining facility for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    Gear Rentals
    Most items on the gear list may be rented via the application at additional cost or purchased at the Proshop.