The secret of practical marksmanship

Set yourself up for precision, speed & accuracy

In this course, you will learn how to set up for a successful shot.

Setting up covers all the prep work required to do to hit and kill the animal.

You'll learn from the mistakes I've made when hunting. So you won't be too slow or miss or wound the animal you're hunting.

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Course curriculum

    1. Set-up phase mistakes

    2. Introducing the "set up" phase

    3. The top-level set-up Standard Operating Procedures

    4. Static vs. Dynamic hunting and the Set-up phase

    1. Introduction to the 5 shot success criteria

    2. Factor 1 - Safety

    3. Factor 2 - Precision (intro)

    4. Factor 2 - Precision (factors)

    5. Factor 2 - Precision (how to improve)

    6. Factor 3 - Accuracy (intro and factors)

    7. Factor 3 - Accuracy (how to improve)

    8. Factor 4 - Speed (intro)

    9. Factor 4 - Speed (mental speed)

    10. Factor 4 - Speed (transition speed)

    11. Factor 4 - Speed (technique speed)

    12. Factor 5 - Stealth

    13. How the factors apply to different hunting scenarios

    14. Summary of the five factors

    15. Workbook review

    1. 4.1 Intro - Confirm it's a safe shot

    2. 4.1.1 Is it the correct animal?

    3. 4.1.2 Do you have a safe backstop?

    4. 4.1.3 Do you shoot at a safe angle?

    5. 4.1.4 Are you shooting in a safe direction?

    6. 4.1.5 Is there a clear space between the animal and the backstop?

    7. 4.1 Workbook review

    1. 4.2 Intro - Confirm it's a clear shot - Introduction

    2. 4.2.1 Check for obstacles in your muzzle as you hunt

    3. 4.2.2 Avoid significant obstacles between your muzzle and the animal when you shoot

    4. How to check for obstacles

    5. Difference in line of sight and bullet path

    6. Darkness

    7. Depth of field (out of focus)

    8. Tunnel vision

    9. Determine if the obstacle is significant

    10. A - Grass rarely causes deflection when close to the animal

    11. B - Twigs will almost always cause tumbling or expansion

    12. C - Consider the factors that might cause tumbling or expansion or make it worse

    13. 4.2 Summary

    14. Workbook review

    1. 4.3 Intro - Confirm you're (sufficiently) concealed

    2. Workbook review

    1. 4.4 Intro - Confirm you will hit the animal

    2. 4.4.1 Determine the distance to the animal

    3. Identify factors that may skew the results

    4. Estimat the range

    5. Tools to help you manage uncertainty

    6. 4.4.2 Determine your shooting position

    7. primary shooting position

    8. Prioritize the 5 critical hunting shot factors

    9. Assess the surroundings for available rests

    10. Pick the best position

    11. 4.4.3 Determine the wind value

    12. Simple wind value assessment

    13. 4.4.4 Validate other atmospherics

    14. 4.4.5 Detrmine the slope angle

    15. 4.4.6 Determine advanced input (if required)

    16. 4.4.7 Determine if you can hit and what sight adjustments might be required

    17. Is it a no-go?

    18. Are you inside your MPBR?

    19. Can you adjust for bullet drop and hit the vital zone?

    20. Do you need to compensate for wind?

    21. Workbook review and notes

About this course

  • $70.00
  • 72 lessons
  • 2 hours of video content
  • Downloadable workbook

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