Master the details of field rifle marksmanship in this special course being instructed by Charlie Melton, the former Operations Leading Chief Petty Officer of the Naval Special Warfare Unit-1. Course Description: The devil is in the details of becoming comfortable with rifle marksmanship when it comes to perfecting any complex system. In this unique live-fire course of instruction, you will master real-world precision rifle marksmanship. This is NOT your run-of-the-mill rifle marksmanship class. In this course, Rex Defense will walk you down the path of understanding how to get the maximum performance from your rifle. You will learn how to perfect the ergonomics of your platform in a way that will give you maximum control of the system all the way through the firing cycle. You will attain a truly elite understanding of exactly how the effects of pressure and adrenaline can your system will affect your shot. You will see how even the most subtle details of your firing position can affect your zero and your precision potential. You will learn how to predict and minimize your point of impact deltas by effectively modulating the spectrum of biological input you induce onto your rifle. Every rifle / shooter pair is unique. Rex Defense has an unmatched ability to assess your equipment and biology to best convey to you how to master YOUR precision rifle management. One marksmanship style does NOT fit all. If you ever want to truly master long range shooting, Rex Defense’s unique RX100 range instruction will get you set up to master your rifle management skills based on your specific objectives and priorities. You will leave this course with an inexplicably elite understanding of precision rifle management. There is no other rifle course like this in the world. Whether you are a brand new shooter or long time veteran of the art, this course will sharpen you in a way that you will have to experience first-hand to believe. See you there!
“Charlie is one of the best shooters I know. I’ve seen him teach, operate, and I have walked through the bowels of Hell with him in combat. He is our definition of what the SEAL Ethos describes. Solid Operator and Brother.”
ABOUT THIS COURSE:
- Precision Rifle Equipment Inspection and Set-up
- Perfecting Rifle Ergonomics
- Understanding & Minimizing Tolerance Stacking in the System
- Detailed Firing Position Analysis
- Executing the Fundamentals of Marksmanship
- Prioritization of Advanced Rifle Marksmanship Techniques
- Effectively Modulating the Spectrum of Biological Input and Recoil Management to Execute Your Priorities
- Free Recoil VS Recoil Management
- Exploring Internal Ballistic Anomalies to Maximize Precision
- Establishing a Truly Perfect Zero
Time: Oct 12-13, 2020, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Place: 8524 Neely Ferry Rd, Laurens, SC 29360
WEAR APPROPRIATE CLOTHING FOR ANY ANTICIPATED WEATHER CONDITION – NOTE: YOU WILL BE OUTSIDE AND ACTIVE.
Rifle of your choice
- Any rifle make / model (in accordance with the caliber parameters listed below). NOTE: If you plan to use your rifle in a future RX course, please see that course’s REQUIRED EQUIPMENT LIST for more specific details)
- Rifle calibers allowed in this course: Minimum: .22 long rifle; Maximum: .300 Win Mag (consideration for potential muzzle blast fatigue on the shooters next to you)
- Stock / Chassis design recommendations: should be able to attach a bi-pod
- Optional: LEGAL Suppressors / Silencers are welcomed (in accordance with all of your local, State & Federal Laws)
Optics and Sighting Systems
- Any configuration of optic or open sights is acceptable for this class. NOTE: If you plan to use your rifle optic in a future RX course, please see that course’s REQUIRED EQUIPMENT LIST for more specific details)
- Bring at least 250 rounds of Match Grade Ammo
- Bipods: Students are highly encouraged to use a rifle bipod. Recommended brands include Accu-Tac, Harris, Atlas, or other similar high quality brands. Leg Lengths: 6-9″ may be ideal (for thin to medium framed shooters), 9-13” (may be better for larger framed shooters). No long-leg or extra-tall bipod configurations. Recommended bipod features include: Swiveling/canting design
- Toe Support: A rear bag, shooting-sock, or sandbag will be very helpful
- Optional: A shooting mat may be desirable for comfort
- Hearing protection: Please bring adequate hearing protection that does not inhibit proper cheek weld to your rifle stock.
- Weapon cleaning and lubrication equipment to include a cleaning-rod to knock out potential bore obstructions or stuck cases
- Eye Protection
- Hat / Sunblock
- Drinking water (camelback strongly recommended) – bring MORE water than you think you will need for the duration of the 2-day course
- Bug Spray
- Pen and Paper
Physical Fitness Requirements: Must be physically able to lay prone for extended periods of time as well as get into and out of the prone position repeatedly. Be ready to shoot all day, even if potentially less than ideal temperature or precipitation conditions ensue. Take precautions for any pre-existing medical conditions. Be prepared for less than ideal weather conditions and potentially warm or hot weather.
No prerequisite courses required.