LEVEL 1 – Long Range Shooting & Hunting Course


Barbour Creek Shooting School’s Level 1 Long Range Shooting & Hunting Course –This course is for the long-range beginner and for even the most seasoned shooter. Our instruction is designed to build on each training level and has 50% classroom and 50% range time each day. At the end of day 2 of the Level 1 Course, you will have the option to shoot your own rifle for a couple hours with James assisting.

Additional guests staying with you will be charged a Lodging and Meals fee of $325 per course.

If you will have someone staying in your room during your course(s) please contact us at (334) 845-0000 to book your reservation.

To attend ANY Barbour Creek Course you must be a United States Citizen or have prior authorization from our Long Range Instructor. If any trainee is ineligible to carry or own a firearm they will not be eligible to take any Barbour Creek Courses. Please view our Terms & Conditions  prior to checkout. 

Total: $1,185.00


You will learn everything you need to know about:

  • Explanation of the Long Range Rifle Components
  • Understanding Scopes, MOA, 1st and 2nd Focal Plane
  • Lethality Max Range on Animals
  • Proper Bench Techniques
  • Internal and External Ballistics, Air Pressure/Density, Using a Ballistic Program
  • Body Position, Breathing, Trigger Control
  • Follow Through and Correct Spotting Techniques
  • Proper Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Trajectory-Drop Calculations
  • Ballistics G1 and G7 Break down
  • Barrel and Chamber Throat designs
  • Bullet Stabilization – Twist
  • Barrel Types and Heat Convection/Conduction
  • Suppressor and Brake Performance
  • Trigger Types and Selection
  • Ammunition, Powder Selection for Long-Range Hunting
  • Terminal Performance on Animals
  • Wind calling, reading and Mirage Basics
  • Using the Wind Meter Kestrel Correctly
  • Bullet Types for Long-Range Hunting
  • Operating Rangefinders and using a Ballistic Rangefinder
  • Using Rain Angle for Wind Speed
  • Eotvos
  • Max Ordinate
  • Truing Velocities
  • Entering sight scale factors in your ballistics
  • And More!

The average Long Range Course student will feel confident shooting steel out to 1000 yards and hunting out to 800 yards after completing LEVEL 1.

80 rounds of ammunition are provided.


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