Long Range ShootingMarksmanshipPrecision Rifles

Armed with detailed performance insights, shooters can develop a focused training regimen based on their specific needs. By consistently tracking progress and adjusting training strategies, a shooter can measure tangible improvements in their marksmanship, reflecting in increased hit percentages across various shooting scenarios.

MarksmanshipPrecision Rifles

 Long range shooting is a journey. Little did I know, as a young Marine recruited to Surveillance – Target Acquisition Platoon in 1986, that I would still be in this game some thirty-seven years later. That is how some journeys are. One doesn’t realize that a journey has been undertaken until time passes and you …

Long Range ShootingMarksmanshipPrecision Rifles

Importance of team communication and simplicity Having watched so many teams in a performance setting I have separated out team communication as the dynamic that makes the biggest difference. It is crucial that shooting partners in a competitive context (and I would imagine in others) communicate in a way that’s very clear and straight to …

Long Range ShootingPrecision RiflesSniper Rifles

A great deal of attention is dedicated to making our rifles more accurate. Shooters agonize over the best barrels, the stiffest actions, and the most rigid chassis. But for some reason, all too often they ignore the second largest part of the equation—making the user accurate.  There are several upgrades that can make your bolt …

Long Range ShootingPrecision Rifles

Think of this as rifle ergonomics, your personal performance enhancer. When your gear is customized to suit you perfectly, you’re more comfortable, you can go longer without feeling tired, and you’re less likely to get injured. It’s like having everything tuned to your body’s preferences, allowing you to focus and excel at what you’re doing.

Long Range ShootingPrecision Rifles

I don’t subscribe to one rifle rules them all, even though it would be cool. Magnification levels make a difference for many shooters. If you havent tested your shooting at different magnification levels you might be missing more than you realize.

MarksmanshipPrecision Rifles

I think of these as distinct layers of error that stack to produce the resulting final size of your shot pattern, but its relevant because the individual components DO stack into each other and CAN be reduced individually to shrink the pattern with focus and effort. 

Lots of levels to make with the more levelier
Gear ReviewsLong Range ShootingMarksmanship

BigJimFish discusses the use of levels in precision rifles with some numbers on their importance, provides instructions for mounting scopes with a level, and discusses a variety of types of level as well as specific products.

BallisticsLong Range ShootingMarksmanship

As precision long range rifle instructors, our problem was a full line of students each with his or her own rifle, caliber, and numerous parameters and cartridges all flying at different speeds at different weights with different characteristics.

Field Shooting Equipment and Training ideas
Long Range ShootingMarksmanshipPrecision Rifles

Training for Field Shooting competitions requires a comprehensive approach that combines marksmanship, Terrain considerations, and equipment skills. So, here are some ideas that can be used to develop a training plan or system with the intention of shaking up your routine and adding some new layers to your training and performance.