1 Day Beginners AirRifle Marksmanship Adventure

 

 

 

Activities in Detail 

 


Parachute HQ

As soon as you arrive an instructor will meet you and take you to the Parachute HQ for refreshments and to meet your fellow trainee sharpshooters.

 

Arrive at the car park for 9am and depart at 6pm. Please arrive 15 minutes at 8.45am. Thanks.

 

Safety Briefing

Once everyone has arrived the first safety briefings will take place, followed by a short introduction the sport of Air Rifle Target shooting and how the day ahead is planned. Then its off to the Shooting Range for the Rifle & Range Safety briefings. Now you're ready to start shooting.

 

Self Catering

Please bring your lunch and any snacks and drinks you may want during the day.

 

Refreshments

Tea, coffee, water and biscuits will be available throughout the day for you.

 

Outdoor Toilets

Be brave - we have a number of composting toilets on the site.

 

Safety Briefings 

Before any shooting can begin your instructor will describe and demonstrate the key safety elements of Air Rifle Target Shooting on a range;

 

Range Procedures - How to conduct yourselves safely & responsibly when on the range.

Range Commands - A clear set of verbal commands telling shooters what to do and when,

                                               so everybody knows what's happening. 

Rifle Safety -                 How to handle the Air Rifle safely and confidently.

 

All of the safety instructions are designed around simple common sense, but if there is anything you are unsure of please speak to your instructor.

                                                                                                       

Skills, Principles & Techniques

Understand & master them and you'll be a consistent and safe shot.                                                         

         

         On The Range

  1.  HOLDING, COCKING, LOADING & FIRING

  2.  SIGHT PICTURE

  3.  NATURAL POSITION

  4.  BREATHING

  5.  TRIGGER CONTROL

  6.  FOLLOW-THROUGH
  7.  COMPETITION

 

Progressive learning

Each technique is designed to build on those previously learned, so by the end of the day you will have completed all of the principles necessary to achieve competent marksmanship. Each lesson and practice session run for approximately 45 mins.  

Competition - end of the day

When all the lessons are completed we end the day with a friendly knock out competition. Back at the Parachute HQ we have an award ceremony for 1st, 2nd  and 3rd place. 

ITINERARY - Beginners Air Rifle Marksmanship In A Day

 

Please download a full description of your 1 day adventure.

If you are unable to download please contact us so we can send you a copy.

 

Arrive at the car park for 9am and depart at 6pm. Please arrive 15 minutes at 8.45am. Thanks.

Beginners Air Rifle Marksmanship Adventure in a Day
A.R.M in 1 Day Booklet.pdf
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