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Courses : Sniper Rifle

Sniper I


DATES | HOURS | SUBJECTS | EQUIPMENT

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Dates:


Sat - Sun February 5-6, 2022
Sat - Sun April 30 - May 1, 2022
Sat - Sun July 23-24, 2022
Sat - Sun October 1-2, 2022

Hours:


Both days – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sniper I is designed for new precision rifle shooters and for those who have not had any formal training. We cover all the basics of the Sniper rifle including the use of optics, ranging, estimation of wind and distance and equipment selection.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Defensive Handgun I from ITTS or equivalent from an ITTS recognized school. Current LE/MIL exempt.

Subjects Covered:

  • Introduction to Sniper rifle
  • Rifle set up
  • Selection/care and cleaning of rifle and optics
  • Basic tenets of the precision rifle
  • Ballistics - Internal/external
  • Use of elevation/windage/parallax turrets
  • Zeroing at 100 yards
  • Ranging from the reticle
  • Mil dot or MOA scope
  • Establishment of come ups and come downs to 1,000 yards
  • ITTS speed dialing
  • Calculation of holds
  • Shooter/spotter coordination dialogue

Equipment needed:

  • Rifle of .223 or greater caliber with a sling (a bipod is optional).*
  • Optics – Make sure you have quality, reliable optics that are properly mounted to your rifle prior to attending the class.
  • Hard sided notebook and pencils for rifle data and class notes.
  • Locate the following info and write it down in your notebook:
  • Barrel twist rate (You can find it stamped somewhere on your barrel and it will be written as 1/10 or 1:10 for a 1 in 10 twist rate for example).
    Ammo brand and details (all of the following ammo details can be found on the ammo box or manufacturer’s website, it’s common info):
    Muzzle velocity
    Caliber (308, 6.5 Creekmore, 300WM etc)
    Bullet weight (168g, 147 eld, 250g etc)
  • Download these two apps to your phone BEFORE arriving at class: Hornady 4DOF Ballistic Calculator and BallisticsARC Mobile App
  • Big enough rucksack (backpack) to use as a rifle rest… (Please make sure to bring a bunch of old clothing to stuff in your pack as you will be using it as a platform to shoot from).
  • Tube socks or long socks and big bag of uncooked white rice or a large container of airsoft BB’s. Enough rice to fill 2 large socks. Don’t fill the socks.
  • Scope manual and any tools needed for adjustment of scope and any tools for the mounting of scope rings.
  • Shooting mat (we will provide if you don’t have one)
  • Knee and elbow pads (optional)
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Spotting scope (optional)
  • Rifle tripod with mount (optional)
  • Cleaning kit (optional)
  • 100 rounds of ammunition (we recommend that 20-40 rounds of this is "match grade” ammunition, but if you can’t find that much match grade then you can use standard ball ammo and you will still be able to fully participate in class.)

*A limited number of rentals are available for each class, so please indicate your need to rent when you sign up for a class either by putting it in the notes section or by calling us at 310-446-1390. For carbine rifle, sniper rifle, or shotgun rentals please call us to confirm they are available.

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Tuition: $550.00

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Student Application Once class tuition has been paid, all new students must complete an online student application prior to training. Returning students that have completed an application within the last year are exempt.

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