Sniper I is an advanced 2 day firearms course designed to educate shooters on the fundamentals of precision marksmanship and basic sniper tactics. By learning the fundamentals, the student will gain an intimate understanding of their equipment and be able to engage targets from any distance out to 700 yards.
FIREARMS TRAINING TOPICS:
The following topics will be presented:
- Accuracy fundamentals (personal and equipment).
- Proper shooting positions.
- Zeroing distance based on your weapon’s platform.
- Mil/MOA shooting (what they are, how they are used and why).
- How to use a scope’s reticle (mil dot, duplex, moa).
- Estimating distance (ranging) through the scope.
- Target engagements from 50-500 yards.
- Target engagements using holds.
- Target engagement using turrets (clicks).
- Using bi-pods, shooting sticks and slings to aid in shooting.
- Obtaining Data On Previous Engagement (DOPE) and building a range card.
- Discussion of internal and external factors that influence the bullet in flight.
- Developing the tactical mindset and honing situational awareness.
Upon completion of this segment of the course, the student will understand:
- How to identify and treat gunshot wounds.
- The progressive strategy for controlling hemorrhage in tactical field care.
- How to use blood clotting agents.
- The correct application of a hemostatic dressing.
- When and how to properly use a tourniquet.
- When and how to apply a chest seal.
Please use the C&G Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK) for this portion of the course.
Introduction to Pistol (or equivalent firearms safety class)
- Rifle or Carbine with a quality optic.
- 2 or more external magazines (if applicable).
- Sand sock or bag.
- Shooting mat (optional).
- Weapon maintenance tools and cleaning schedule.
*Students may use their agency issued or personally owned weapons. Select fire (fully automatic) weapons are not allowed.
- Seasonally appropriate clothing (student will be crawling on the ground).
- Note pad/pen, eye and ear protection (electronic preferred) and baseball cap.
- Hydration (bottled water or bladder).
- Gloves, knee and elbow pads (optional).
- Spotting scope or binoculars (optional).
- 2 or more magazines, 250 rifle rounds (match grade ammo preferred)
* Upon advanced request, C&G Training is pleased to provide course attendees with a semi-automatic carbine, magazines and holster rig for this training class.
PLEASE CONTACT US FOR ANY FIREARM, HOLSTER, OR EQUIPMENT RECOMMENDATIONS.
Upon completion of the Precision Rifle I course, the student will possess the fundamental skills necessary to participate in:
Defensive Pistol I, Defensive Carbine II, Defensive Shotgun and Low Visibility Defensive Pistol (CCW).