Weekend Bushcraft &

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 adventurers

 

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 your Adventure.

 

Refreshments

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

 

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.

 

                                                                                           

Marksmanship Principles, Skills & Techniques

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

                                                         

Day 1 - Bushcraft

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

         - Shooting Range

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

 

Day 2 - Bushcraft

  1. WATER - LOCATE & FILTRATION
  2. COOK OWN 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. Each shooting and practice session run for approximately 60 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. 

Weekend Bushcraft & Beginners Air Rifle Marksmanship Course

Please download a full description of your full day adventure.

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

Weekend Bushcraft & Beginners Air Rifle Marksmanship Adventure
Bushcraft & A.R.M Weekend.pdf
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