Bushcraft &

Beginners

AirRifle Marksmanship

2 Day

Adventure

 

Age 8+ with Parental guidance.

Max. 9 rifles/shooters.



Activities In Detail

                                                         

Day 1 - Bushcraft skills.

  1. SHELTER - SET UP TARPS
  2. FIRE - COOK OWN LUNCH

 After lunch

        - Shooting Range.

  1.  HOLDING, COCKING, LOADING & FIRING
  2.  SIGHT PICTURE
  3.  NATURAL POSITION
  4.  TRIGGER CONTROL

Day 2 - Bushcraft skills.

  1. WATER - LOCATE & FILTRATION
  2. COOK OWN LUNCH
After lunch
         - Shooting Range.
  1. BREATHING 
  2. FOLLOW-THROUGH
  3. 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. 


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 adventurers

 

General Safety Briefing

Once everyone has arrived the first safety briefings will take place, followed by a short introduction on how the day ahead is planned. Starting with a demonstration on survival shelters followed by everyone setting up their camp for the weekend.

 

Self Catering

  • Please bring your lunch and any snacks and drinks you may want during your Adventure. Please see our What to Bring page for food suggestions.

Refreshments

Tea, coffee and water will be available throughout the Adventure.

 

Outdoor Toilets

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


Marksmanship 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.