»Basic Sniper

Basic Sniper
  • Price: $500.00
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Round Count:
    500 Student note- Please do not bring any steel core, armor piercing or tracers. They will not be allowed in any SofNet courses.
  • Prerequisites:

Course Dates

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This is a two day course designed to introduce the shooter to the basics of precision rifle shooting. Mastering the basic fundamentals of marksmanship will be instructed and stressed. Students learn basic ranging techniques and work on grouping and improving the fundamentals.  We will also focus on how to set up equipment properly, stress the difference in reticles and 1st & 2nd focal optics, and work on engagements from 100-1000 yards. This course teaches the most current and up to date technical and tactical doctrine that will develop you into the shooter you are striving to be.

Training Topics

  • Safety
  • Caliber Selection
  • MOA/Mil relation/Ranging
  • Scope selection
  • Ballistics
  • Data collection 100m-1000m
  • Reading wind/Mirage
  • Ranging and engaging targets

Required Equipment

  • Precision rifle in desired caliber with bipod
  • Minimum 10x optic 
  • tripod
  • Shooting Sock
  • Spotting Scope
  • Calculator
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Notepad/Data Book
  • Sling
  • Ear Protection
  • Eye Protection
  • 550 cord
  • Sunblock

Recommended Equipment

  • Ballistic Calculator - Kestrol 4500 with Horus
  • Camelback/water source on person
  • Quarterback sleeve
  • Laser Range Finder

Food & Water

Recommended 2 gallon water per day, Students will not be released for lunch. Enough food & fluids to support self should be carried in each day.