Minuteman Rifle Course (MRC)

Minuteman Rifle Course (MRC)

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This eight-hour class is designed to provide the novice a firm grounding in basics of safety, manipulation and marksmanship for military style rifles, primarily the AR series. This is a basic class, plate carriers, night vision devices, lasers, etc. are not required. Optics (Aimpoint, Trijicon, etc. are welcome!)

Topics include:

  • Cycle of operation
  • Nomenclature
  • Accessories
  • Ballistics and zeroing
  • Fundamentals of marksmanship
  • The Big Four shooting positions
  • Basic manipulation
  • Malfunctions
  • Graded marksmanship exercises
  • Class sizes are limited to five shooters to ensure plenty of individual attention.

Things to Bring:

  • Eye and Ear protection (I have loaners available)
  • A hat with a bill (Baseball style)
  • A military rifle equipped with a sling (AR/AK/H&K, etc.) with at least 300 rounds. Bring at least 30 rounds of regular ball (M-193) ammunition for the final drill of the class. (You can shoot steel-cored (M855 ammunition) in the course, but not on my steel targets, please!)
  • AT LEAST 3 rifle magazines and a means for carrying AT LEAST one spare magazine on your person
  • Pen and paper
  • Plenty of liquids and lunch
  • Gloves (Seasonal)
  • KNEE AND ELBOW PADS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
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