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1-day Basic Rifle (Nampa, ID)

Sep 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am5:00 pm MDT

1-day Basic Rifle Overview

Prerequisites: None

Estimated Ammunition Required: About 150 rounds/day and a safe rifle.

1-day Basic Rifle includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn:

  • Rules for safe gun handling & range rules
  • Rifle parts and operation & ammunition
  • Shooting fundamentals: Five steps to firing each shot
  • Natural Point of Aim
  • Shooting from the prone, standing and sitting/kneeling positions to include use of the sling
  • Introduction to Sight Adjustments and basic calculation of minutes of angle
  • 25 Yard “Morgan’s 13” Classifier
  • 25 Yard Qualification Test

This is our signature offering, based on traditional American riflecraft that teaches “Hits Count!” It is appropriate for a wide breadth of student skill levels. This course lays a sound foundation for students to shoot groups under time pressure from a variety of practical field positions.

Shooting will be at 25 yards.  Any safe rifle or carbine, any caliber or sights, may be used.  A limited number of loaner rifles (22LR) are available, contact the event director.

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

Hear the true story of Paul Revere’s famous ride and learn about the events that immediately precipitated the Revolutionary War. Paul Revere did not ride alone – many individuals played crucial roles in the events of April 19th, 1775.

This history presentation begins with alarm riders warning “the Regulars are out!” You’ll hear about the dramatic stand on Lexington Green and the “shots heard ’round the world” at Concord’s North Bridge. The tale concludes with harrowing life-or-death choices made along the 17 mile “battle road.”

This exciting tale will be woven throughout the day’s marksmanship events.

Additional Range Information

A $5/day range fee is payable in cash to Nampa Rod and Gun Club.


Sep 17, 2016
8:00 am—5:00 pm
$20 – $40
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Nampa Rod and Gun Club
7990 Bennett Road
Nampa, ID 83686 United States
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Max Range:
25 yards
Centerfire Allowed:
43.473828 , -116.552987

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