School Of 1,000 Yards

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The Academy’s School of 1,000 Yards focuses on the caliber / cartridges and rifle platforms that are designed for engagements between 100 – 1,000 yards. Levels I, II and III offered. Taught by professional marksmen. Great training for hunters and marksmen alike. Sign up today!


     

Precision Long Range I

This 3-day course introduces you to the art and science of Precision Long Range Shooting. We will teach you about internal and external ballistics, marksmanship techniques, optics and rifle sight-in. You will then engage in a series of known distance shooting up to 1,200 yards.


  

ENROLL NOW!

Cost Per Course: $1,000

Class Duration: 3-days

Upcoming Course Dates

PLRI Course Requirements

PLRI Course Schedule

                            
                 

Day 1: Classroom Instruction

0900 – Introduction

0900-0945 – Internal Ballistics

1000-1045 – External Ballistics

1100-1145 – Marksmanship

1200-1245 – Lunch

1300-1345 – Optics

1400-1530 – Rifle Sight-in

1600-1645 – Final Day Lecture

                 

Day 2: Known Distance Shooting

0900-1145 – Known Distance Shooting 400-800 Yards

1200-1245 – Lunch

1300-1630 – Known Distance Shooting 400-800 Yards

                 

Day 3: Known Distance Shooting

0900-1145 – Unknown Distance Shooting 600-1200 Yards

1200-1245 – Lunch

1300-1630 – Unknown Distance Shooting 600-1200 Yards

1645-1700 –Final Lecture

*This schedule is tentative.  Times are subject to change.

        

Precision Long Range II

Over a 3-day period you will hone your skills at precision long range shooting at the Center’s beautiful Background Training Area.  You will learn the principles of angle fire and alternative firing positions. An expert instructor will work directly with you as you engage multiple long range targets.


        

ENROLL NOW!

Cost Per Course: $1,000

Class Duration: 3-days

Upcoming Course Dates

PLRII Course Requirements

PLRII Course Schedule

                    
             

Day 1: Classroom Instruction/KD Shooting

0900 – Introduction

0900-0945 – Classroom Review

  • Internal Ballistics/External Ballistics/Marksmanship Techniques/Optical Adjustments

1000-1045 – Rifle Sight-in

1600-1645 – Known Distance Data Gathering

             

Day 2: High Angle Shooting

0900-1145 – High Angle Engagements Firing Point #1

1200-1245 – Lunch

1300-1630 – High Angle Engagements Firing Point #1

             

Day 3: Known Distance Shooting

0900-1145 – High Angle Engagements Firing Point #2

1200-1245 – Lunch

1300-1630 – High Angle Engagements Firing Point #2

1645-1700 –Final Lecture

*This schedule is tentative.  Times are subject to change.

        

Precision Long Range III

This course is a culmination of everything you have learned in our previous courses. We will further expand your knowledge of high angle shooting, marksmanship, optics and range estimation during this 3-day course. You will then test your skills to the limit in a series of advanced, long-range engagements!


        

ENROLL NOW!

Cost Per Course: $1,000

Class Duration: 3-days

Upcoming Course Dates

PLRIII Course Requirements

PLRIII Course Schedule

                    
             

Day 1: Classroom Instruction/KD Data Gathering

0900 – Introduction

0900-0945 – Classroom Review

  • Internal Ballistics/External Ballistics/Marksmanship Techniques/Optical Adjustments

1000-1045 – Rifle Sight-in

1600-1645 – Known Distance Data Gathering

             

Day 2: Alternate Firing Positions

0900-1145 – High Angle Engagements Firing Point #2

1200-1245 – Lunch

1300-1630 – Unknown Distance Range

             

Day 3: Unknown Distance Data Gathering

0900-1145 – High Angle Engagements Firing Point #2

1200-1245 – Lunch

1300-1630 – Unknown Distance Range

1645-1700 – Final Lecture

*This schedule is tentative.  Times are subject to change.

 

School of 1,000 Yards: Additional Information

Food/Onsite Lodging: Available at the Center. Call 575-445-3615 to reserve your lodging.
Class Requirements:  A Pro Shop is located at the Center and stocks everything you need for Whittington U courses.  Ammunition packages are available.  See course requirements for details.
Firearm Rentals:  N/A for School of 1,000 Yards.