Date(s) - 04/21/2023 - 04/23/2023
Archangel Adventures Shooting Range
This is a three day LONG RANGE PRECISION 1 course, taught by Defenders USA instructor Russell Anthon and assisted by Adam Winch at the Archangel Adventures Shooting Range near the city of Maricopa, AZ.
Russell and Adam’s bio’s can be found on our website under the “About Us” tab.
A classroom portion will be held for a portion of the first day, with the rest of the course on the long distance range (the range goes out past 2 mile.).
Approx. 27 hours (3 days)
This course is designed to expose students to the proper deployment and techniques for long range precision rifle applications.
Topics will include optics and adjustments, fundamentals of marksmanship, application of fire, environmental effects and weapons maintenance. This course of instruction will stress the fundamentals of marksmanship and precision shooting. Practical range training will include shooting targets at known and unknown distances, range estimation, various challenging courses of fire, and more.
IF YOU HAVE A BURRIS ELIMINATOR SCOPE, PLEASE CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY AFTER SIGN-UP.
Upon completion of this course the attendee will be familiar with:
1. Proper weapons maintenance
2. Rapid Deployment
3. How to estimate range distance & gather DOPE
4. Effectively engage targets at various distances in various weather conditions
5. Increased probability and confidence of first round hits at distance
6. Visualize and understand meteorological conditions and effects
7. Understand your rifle, caliber, scope, and equipment
Precision rifle and optic with subtended reticle (rifle should be zeroed or at least bore-sighted. Minimal time should be spent confirming zero.)
Your optic should have exposed turrets with either MIL or MOA divisions. The reticle should be a subtended reticle with either MIL or MOA subtensions. A standard Duplex reticle will not work for this course.
Rifle bipod and sand sock / rear support (please feel free to contact us for the proper build of a sand sock).
Eye and ear protection
Rifle Cleaning kit and lens cleaning kit
Scientific calculator (Texas Instruments TI-30 or similar)
Writing utensils and notebooks
Weather appropriate clothing (Weather changes fast in Arizona)
Shooting mat and shemagh
Food and water (NOTE: there are NO restaurants close to the range; you WILL need to bring all food and beverages needed during the course).
Bug spray / repellant
$30 per day in cash per person range fee that will go directly to Archangel Shooting Range. This fee will be collected Training Day 1 at the beginning of the course.
OPTIONAL ITEMS (RECOMMENDED):
Chronograph (Chrony, Caldwell, LabRadar, Magnetospeed)
Anemometer / Kestrel / Barometer
Spotting scope / binoculars
Laser range finder
Infrared thermometer (Mechanic’s type)
Upon confirmation of paid registration, students will receive an email with all needed follow-up information.
There are hotels in the city of Maricopa and the Harrah’s AK-Chin Casino & Hotel nearby for comfortable lodging
RV/Campers can be parked at the range throughout the course (Dry camping only & generators are welcome / no hook ups).
Feel free to contact Russell Anthon or Adam Winch with any questions so we can help you get the most out of this fantastic training course.
We look forward to seeing you there!!