Once you have a basic understanding of the sport and have chosen your equipment, you need to move on to the core skills needed to execute longer shots.
In the Second Volume of the Ultimate Guide to Long Range Precision Shooting And Hunting we will explore the more advanced topics of Equipment usage and setup, Shooting technique, Ballistics and Reading the Wind.
You will learn the “fundamentals” of marksmanship, shooting positions, using a spotter, ballistics (including effects like coriolis, spin drift, drag, angles and transonic effects) the environment (density altitude and more), reading the wind and understanding effects like mirage.
Equipment usage and setup - rifle
Equipment usage and setup - scopes
Setting up, zeroing and using a scope
Equipment usage and setup - support platforms
Shooting fundamentals (natural point of aim etc)
Getting set up to shoot
Spotting and support
Understanding the environment
Reading the wind
Making wind calls
How to manipulate and use a precision rifle
How to mount and zero the scope
How to use the BDC reticle design
How to dial or hold for a long shot using the scope
How to use various support positions to shoot from and their differences for long range applications
How to work with a spotter partner to call shots
How to read the wind using various tools and adjust the firing solution to hit the target at long range
Much more across the Series...
TeachMe Interactive Courses are designed to be fun and easy to use on mobile devices to you can learn anytime, anywhere in bite-sized chunks.
This course is broken down into major sections, with hundreds of images and illustrations covering all the major areas on long range shooting.
How to breathe and setup to get a steady shot
How to use a combination of tools to get the right firing solution
How to read the environmental conditions and factor that into your shooting technique
A fundamental understanding of ballistics and their implication for long range shooting
How to work with a team to get shots on target the first time, and every time
How to be a safe and confident long range shooter.
How to choose the right rifle for your personal mission
Good glass does make a difference - across scopes, range finders and binocular.
The math part is really not that big of a deal, especially if you have the right tools.
Wind is the big equalizer.
Understand the complex jargon, terms and measurements used in long range shooting.
It takes a whole team of dedicated individuals to produce a TeachMe Interactive book or course. There are often several Authors and domain experts and then we always have a cohort of reviewers that add to and check the content to make it the best it can be for that specific topic.
I would recommend this book to people that are looking to get into shooting. It will definitely help the new shooters with understanding, choosing and using their equipment. It is packed full with information about all that is shooting.
- Daman Pinson | Advanced Long Range Reloading & Shooting Techniques -
I liked how Precision Long Range Shooting and Hunting covered everything from picking a rifle, to optic, then to more specifics like barrels, hand loads, MOA vs MILS. This book has a wealth of good information, I would highly recommend it to anyone looking to get into the sport and their equipment.
- Abe Friesen | Savage Stealth Precision Rifle Group -
As an experienced shooter and competitor, along with being an instructor, I find a lot of the information in this book valuable to those looking to get into long range disciplines
- Mike Rogan | K&M Precision Rifle Training -
Everyone learns at different speeds, this can be embarrassing at an an site course with 20 other people.
No need to go faster or slower to match others, or conform to the instructors fixed training schedule - learn at your own pace and on your own schedule.
Once you have everything down, you can go to a class or the range and be confident in your ability.