CLASS 3 – AR ARMORER
Are you looking to be able to build, upgrade, and maintain your AR beyond the basic operator level? If so, then this class is for you. This classroom and hands-on session is intended to give AR owners a new skill set which inclides: Operating System Principles, Full Assembly & Disassembly, Installing Sights & Optics, Installing Accessories, Troubleshooting, and Cleaning and Maintenance. After this class, the students should be able to build, upgrade, and maintain their AR at the highest level. You can bring your AR for use in this class. Students will have the option to build their AR from a parts kit or upgrade their AR in the class. PLEASE NOTE: Students should have completed the Intro to ARs class or should be able to work on their AR at an operator's level prior to taking this class. Duration of this class is eight (8) hours.
Mike Richardson has 8 years of active duty military service, and 22 years of public safety experience. He has been an avid competitive rifle shooter going back to the mid 1980s when he shot competitively on his JROTC rifle team. He is a graduate of multiple military and law enforcement shooting and sniper schools. Some of his professional affiliations include, US Army Sniper Association, American Sniper Association, National Tactical Officers Association, Kentucky Tactical Officers Association, and the National Rifle Association. He holds multiple national and state instructor certifications to include Department of Homeland Security Master Trainer and Multiple NRA disciplines. Currently, he competes in a number of different precision long range rifle shooting disciplines to include, NRA Highpower and F-Class where he holds a Master classification, and Tactical Rifle Matches where he has a number of top finishes and wins. He has spent the last 5 years as a Rifle Instructor for Openrange Sports teaching a number of classes to include; Intro to AR Rifles, AR Rifle Shooting, AR Rifle Armorer, and intro to Long Range Shooting. Given his 30 years of extensive training and experience, he is capable of handling all of your rifle training needs.