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LONG RANGE SHOOTING SCHOOLS

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FOUNDATION OF LONG RANGE SHOOTING

Instructor: James Eagleman | Duration: 2 Days (16 Hours) | Cost: $1350.00 (Lodging & Meals Included) | Ammo: 100 Rounds Provided

 

PREREQUISITES

None: This course is designed for the first time long range hunter

COURSE OUTLINE

Barbour Creek Shooting Academy’s Long Range Hunting School –  Level 1 – Foundation of Long Range Hunting course is designed with the shooter that is new to long range hunting in mind. This course is a beginners course with some advanced techniques for even the most seasoned shooter. Our Instruction is designed to build on each level and has 50% classroom and 50% range time each day. You will learn everything you need to know about: Rifle Components, Scopes, MOA, 1st and 2nd Focal Plane, Max Range on Animals, Proper Shooting Techniques, Internal and External Ballistics, Air Pressure/Density, Using a Ballistic Program, Correct Spotting Techniques, Cleaning and Maintenance, Ammunition, Powder Selection for Long-Range Hunting, Wind calling, reading and Mirage Basics, Bullet Types for Long-Range Hunting , Operating Rangefinders and using a Ballistic Rangefinder, and more!

 

The Average L1 Student will feel Confident Shooting Steel out to 1000 Yards and Hunting out to 800 Yards
The first 100 rounds of ammunition are provided. Any additional ammo can be purchased at $64 per 50 round box.

Private courses are also available. Contact Us for more details.

 WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Explanation of the Long Range Rifle Components

  • Understanding Scopes, MOA, 1st and 2nd Focal Plane

  • Lethality Max Range on Animals

  • Proper Bench Techniques

  • Internal and External Ballistics, Air Pressure/Density, Using a Ballistic Program

  • Body Position, Breathing, Trigger Control

  • Follow Through and Correct Spotting Techniques

  • Proper Cleaning and Maintenance

  • Trajectory-Drop Calculations

  • Ballistics G1 and G7 Break down

  • Barrel and Chamber Throat designs

  • Bullet Stabilization – Twist

  • Barrel Types and Heat Convection/Conduction

  • Suppressor and Brake Performance

  • Trigger Types and Selection

  • Ammunition, Powder Selection for Long-Range Hunting

  • Terminal Performance on Animals

  • Wind calling, reading and Mirage Basics

  • Using the Wind Meter Kestrel Correctly

  • Bullet Types for Long-Range Hunting

  • Operating Rangefinders and using a Ballistic Rangefinder

  • Using Rain Angle for Wind Speed

  • And More!

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

 None Required: You are welcome to bring your own rifle and ammunition to be used after the course. During the course, Barbour Creek rifles and ammunition will be used.

 

Contact Us with any questions prior to registering for your course.

If any trainee is ineligible to carry or posses a firearm they will not be eligible to take any Barbour Creek Shooting Academy Courses. All courses are non-refundable with prior approval from management. Please view our Terms & Conditions page prior to checkout

Instructor: James Eagleman | Duration: 2 Days (16 Hours) | Cost: $1350.00 (Lodging & Meals Included) | Ammo: 100 Rounds Provided

 

PREREQUISITES

Long Range Shooting Academy Level 1 or equivalent: This course is designed for the intermediate to advanced long range shooter

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Barbour Creek Shooting Academy’s Long Range Shooting Academy Level 2 – Advanced Long Range Hunting course is designed with the shooter that is proficient in long range shooting.

 

The Average L2 Student will feel Confident Hunting out to 1000+ Yards

Class has about Equal Classroom and Shooting on the Range

Private courses are also available. Contact Us for more details

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Reading the Wind using Mirage and Natural Vegetation

  • Our Instructor is known for having the most Comprehensive Mirage techniques being taught today

  • Reading Wind Angles/Cosines

  • Effects of Terrain on Wind

  • Advanced Barrel Harmonics and Internal Ballistics

  • Understanding Animal Anatomy ( North American and African )

  • Bullet Construction and Wound Cavity production

  • Shooting at Angles how to Compensate

  • Ranging Back up with Reticle W/ Cosines

  • Spin Drift and Coriolis

  • Shooting in the Rain and Snow

  • Head Wind / Tail Wind

  • Ladder Testing for Load Development

  • Cartridge Pressure Signs

  • Field Shooting Positions for LR Hunting

  • Using Multiple Tools for Shooting in the Field

  • Terminal Ballistics

  • Shot Bullet Placement

 

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

None Required: You are welcome to bring your own rifle and ammunition to be used after the course. During the course, Barbour Creek rifles and ammunition will be used.

Contact Us with any questions prior to registering for your course.

If any trainee is ineligible to carry or posses a firearm they will not be eligible to take any Barbour Creek Shooting Academy Courses. All courses are non-refundable with prior approval from management. Please view our Terms & Conditions page prior to checkout

ADVANCED LONG RANGE HUNTING

Barbour Creek would like to thank you for choosing our long range shooting academy!

 

Here is some information to help with planning your trip:

Please arrive between 4:00 and 9:00 pm the night before and stop by the office to check-in

 

Dinner is at 6:00 pm

 

AIRPORT

Closest: Columbus, GA (CSG) 45 minutes from the farm- most car rental companies are at this location

Largest: Atlanta, GA (ATL) 2.5 hours from the farm- most car rental companies are at this location

Private: Weedon Field in Eufaula – call us for pick up

 

FOOD & LODGING


Long Range Hunting & Shooting Class, plus Food & Lodging / $1350.00
Dinner is served the night you arrive
Breakfast, lunch and dinner – 1st day
Breakfast and lunch – 2nd day


PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU HAVE FOOD ALLERGIES!

All rooms have two full beds and private baths. TV room sports cozy couches.

LEVEL 1 & 2 COURSE SCHEDULE

Breakfast 7:30 am
Classroom 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch 12:00 pm
Range 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Dinner 6:00 pm

GUNS AND AMMUNITION

Guns and 100 rounds of ammunition are provided for class $64.00 a box of 50  if you want to shoot more.

You are welcome to bring your own gun and ammo to shoot after class

 

CANCELLATION AND CHARGE POLICY

$500.00 deposit is refundable 45 days prior to arrival. After that it is non refundable but can be moved to a different date.

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