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. Minuteman Rifle Course (MRC) is a basic class, plate carriers, night vision devices, lasers, etc. are not required. Optics (Aimpoint, Trijicon, etc. are welcome!) Cost is $200, with 400 rounds required.
Cycle of operation
Ballistics and zeroing
Fundamentals of marksmanship
The Big Four shooting positions
Graded marksmanship exercises
Class sizes are limited to ten 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 400 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
KNEE AND ELBOW PADS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! A shooting mat will be provided.