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NRA Explore Rifle & Pistol Instruction


Spend a week in beautiful Central Oregon learning to shoot a scoped rifle and an optical sighted pistol. The knowledgeable instructors will lead you to become comfortable and accurate with both firearm platforms. This is an awesome opportunity to learn from some of the best in an awesome part of the country. Your registration fee will include all firearms, ammunition, targets, classes, activities, ground transportation, lodging (single occupancy rooms) and most meals.

June 3-7, 2019

$1,200

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June 3- Arrive at the Redmond Oregon airport between 1PM and 5 PM.
We will pick you up at the airport and bring you to the hotel. Dinner will be on your own. There are several restaurants within walking distance from the hotel.

June 4- General Scoped Rifle Training
Breakfast at the hotel, shuttle to the range, provided lunch on the range. Dinner on your own.

June 5- General Scoped Rifle Training
Breakfast at the hotel, shuttle to the range, provided lunch on the range. Dinner on your own.

June 6- Red Dot Pistol Training
Breakfast at the hotel, shuttle to the range, provided lunch on the range and provided dinner at the famous McMenamins Old St. Francis School in Bend, Oregon.

June 7- Depart in the morning from Redmond airport.
Plan your departures in the morning; we will run shuttles.

Note:  Women’s Wilderness Escape participants must provide their own flights to and from the Redmond, OR airport (RDM). A shuttle service will be provided to and from the airport, to all shooting activities and events.  No need to rent a car.

Curriculum:

General Scoped Rifle (Two Days)

This course is foundational. If you are in need of the basics, this is the course for you.

Learn the fundamental basics of marksmanship and how it can be applied throughout many different disciplines. Start by learning your firearm’s platform and how it can be set up as a versatile system for all hunting, defensive or sporting applications. There is a heavy focus on optic selection backed with practical applications. Throughout this course, you will learn alternate shooting positions and sight offset drills. Novice shooters, hunters, competitors, and experienced rifleman will all gain knowledge and skill in this course.

Outline:

  • Optics Principles

  • Basic Scoped Rifle Fundamentals

  • Mounting the optic to the shooter and the rifle

  • Slings and Application

  • Alternate Shooting Positions

    Basic Optical-Sighted Defensive Pistol (One Day)

    This course is designed around building and solidifying the fundamentals of pistol marksmanship in conjunction with the use of a reflex sight as a primary aiming tool.

    Learn how to employ a pistol as a primary defense tool in a controlled environment, mastering the basics, then advancing to more dynamic scenarios and drill-based training. In this course, you will gain a solid understanding of the system, deploying it safely, and accurately and confidently. This course requires no prior experience and is perfect for those new to the handgun world as well as the experienced shooter looking to master the fundamentals.

Outline:

  • Basic Fundamentals

  • Drawing and re-holstering

  • Loading/Unloading

  • Malfunction manipulation

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