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Precision Rifle Shooting for the Competitor

You will master the fundamentals of long range shooting, ballistics, positioning, strategy, problem solving and much more in this course crafted exclusively for the competitive shooter.

Our Precision Rifle Competition Instructor Paul McCoy has competed at the highest level of long range tactical rifle matches. In his highly specialized and unique class you will benefit greatly from Paul¬ís vast experience and knowledge.  As a professional long-range shooter you understand the importance of mastering your target in challenging and rugged terrain.  Here at Mill Creek Shooting Resort we will challenge you and test your limits. Take direction from someone who has instructed military contractors and law enforcement snipers as well as civilians. This is not your normal PRS course, in this class you will focus on the most important elements of becoming a top ranked shooter. You will complete this course to become a master at strategizing and problem solving.  After this class you will be more confident than ever with an enhanced knowledge of ballistics that will leave your competition in the dust.  Come ready to hone your skills to a deadly level of accuracy.

COURSE OUTLINE: The goal of this course is to impart the skills and knowledge required to instill confidence in long range target engagement.  Students will develop the skills needed to be hit targets at extreme distances. Students will learn the math, science and fundamentals needed to give them full grasp and understanding of the subject matter. The student will also gain knowledge of the strategy and problem solving skills critical to the competitive shooter. 

COURSE OVERVIEW: The program provides an opportunity to train in a dynamic and challenging learning environment with an expert instructor who is also a PRS competitor and Precision Rifle builder and gunsmith. 


  • All aspects of ballistics
  • Velocity
  • Atmospheric effects
  • Wind reading
  • Uphill/downhill shooting
  • Shooting mechanics and consistency
  • Reticle function and use
  • Leads and hold offs/moving targets
  • Extended range shooting
  • Weapon zero
  • MOA and Mil dials
  • Accuracy/Precision
  • Scope and velocity calibration
  • Parallax 
  • Position building 
  • Competitive strategy
  • Target acquisition 

Provided by Mill Creek Shooting Resort: Ear and Eye protection if needed, Precision rifles and ammunition are available to rent or purchase.  Mill Creek will provide shooting mats and note taking materials. Please make sure to reserve all equipment in advance of arriving.

Mill Creek Shooting Resort can also help you build a precision rifle from the ground up.  Inquire about our custom build programs.

Students Need the Following Equipment: 100 rounds match grade ammunition, rifle capable of 1 MOA accuracy, scope with minimum 10x magnification and adjustable turrets, bi-pod and rear bag.

Course Duration:  2 Day (16hours), however, bring your family and extent your stay to enjoy our other guest experiences listed here

Go to our Events Calendar Here to see when the next class is offered.  Also, keep in mind we can schedule a class just for you, your family, group or company upon request.  

Your Instructor

Paul McCoy
Shooting Instructor

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