Rifle is a one-credit sports studies course. Classes are two hours long and meet once a week for eight weeks. Safety and shooting equipment is provided for dry- and live-fire exercises. Introduction to Shooting Sports is the class’s only prerequisite.
The goal of the rifle class is to introduce shooters to the sport of rifle shooting in a safe and enjoyable manner.
|Week 1:||Mandatory safety briefing|
|Week 2:||The parts and proper operating of a rifle, shooting fundamentals, and dry-fire exercises|
|Weeks 3-6:||Air range time with emphasis on range-specific protocol, shooting positions, sight alignment, trigger control, and live-fire exercise|
|Weeks 7-8:||Outdoor range time and incorporation of .22 Rimfire and target games|
Instructor must verify that students have participated and learned the skills required to move forward each week.