long range shooting schools

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by ltrshooter, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. ltrshooter

    ltrshooter Active Member

    Feb 6, 2011
    I would like to attend a school that teaches long range shooting. I have not found too many schools listed on the net. I am more interested in marksmanship than field craft although I would probably warm up to it. I am an ex Ranger but 50 year old civilian now and would really like to learn some skills. What schools has anyone been to or could recommend? I would be particularly interested in schools around Georgia where I live. Thanks in advance
  2. azsugarbear

    azsugarbear Well-Known Member

    Sep 20, 2005
    Although I have not yet attended this school, I have heard many great things about Rifles Only out in Texas.
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2011
  3. ubettcha13

    ubettcha13 Well-Known Member

    Aug 22, 2010
    If your close to Ft Benning join there rifle club. They don't advertise long range training but I'm sure some of the cadre of the sniper school are members. They may have some leads.
    John Whidden of Whidden gunworks is from Ga
    Whidden Gunworks
    Ask at your local gunsmith if neither of these two are close enough for a Saturday BS session
  4. Capt Academy

    Capt Academy Well-Known Member

    Dec 31, 2006
    Look at Shawn Carlocks Long Range School. I have been to several and he is one of the best! ..::Defensive Edge - Custom Gunsmithing::.. Do a search on this site with his name and you will see what Shawn can do! I plan on attending one of his advanced schools in the future.
  5. benchracer

    benchracer Well-Known Member

    Dec 18, 2009
    The suggestion to join the Ft. Benning Rifle Club is a good one. I did that a number of years ago and took both rifle and pistol classes there. I learned a lot and had a good time doing it. There were some fantastic marksmen there and a deep pool of knowledge to draw upon.

    I am sure that most of the people I was acquainted with at that time have moved on, but I have no doubt that people of the same level of expertise are still there. At the time, they used to have night tactical rifle matches in the summer. If they still do that, I would highly recommend taking advantage of the opportunity.
  6. Ernie

    Ernie SPONSOR

    Jun 18, 2007
  7. BigFlyer

    BigFlyer New Member

    Apr 25, 2013
    I know it's not close to Georgia, but 406 Precision in Montana can't be beat. They are absolutely amazing. Their knowledge is astounding and they can convey it so well you just absorb it. I think it's 406precision.com on the web. I would speak with Jason.