The marksmanship skills of the Marine Corps rifleman are legendary. A Marine's expertise with the riflev is gained from learning the strict fundamentals of marksmanship which are taught along with the discipline to master these concepts.
In this four-hour program, you will learn the proven techniques taught to Marine recruits during their intensive 3 week marksmanship training.
Phase 1: The 1st week begins with the basics: breath control, bone support, muscle relaxation, natural point of aim, 'zeroing', sight alignment, and proper trigger control for all firing positions: prone, sitting, kneeling and standing.
Phase 2: Advance to the firing range as recruits put their new knowledge to use and qualify as Marksmen, Sharpshooters and Experts.
Phase 3: In week 3, recruits learn to apply their knowledge to combat situations:
- Altering firing positions so as to present the smallest possible target to the enemy.
- The fundamentals of low light firing, firing from unknown distances, firing from effective cover, the effects of weather and leading a target.