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Class AR1 – Intro to ARs
Looking at purchasing your first AR style rifle, or did you just purchase one and are wondering what to do next, then this class is for you!
This hands-on classroom session is intended to get new AR owners up and running and will cover:
- Firearms Safety
- Operating Procedures
- Sight Setup
- Operator Level Assembly / Disassembly
- Cleaning & Maintenance
After this class the students should be able to use their AR safely and effectively.
Students can bring their AR for use in the class, or a rental AR is available if the student does not have one yet.
This is the first class in the Openrange AR series.
The other classes include:
Class AR2 – AR Assembly & Disassembly: hands-on classroom session that covers the assembly and disassembly of an AR beyond the basic user level.
Class AR3a – Basic AR Shooting Skills Classroom: hands-on classroom session that covers the fundamentals of shooting an AR safely & effectively.
Class AR3b – Basic AR Shooting Skills Range Time: range session that covers the fundamentals of shooting an AR safely & effectively.
Class AR4a – Intermediate AR Shooting Skills Classroom: hands-on classroom session that covers additional shooting skills and improving speed and accuracy.
Class AR4a – Intermediate AR Shooting Skills Range Time: range session that covers additional shooting skills and improving speed and accuracy.
Class AR5 – AR Shooting Skills Practice: range session that allows students to practice basic to intermediate skills and improve their speed and accuracy.
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.
Please be on time for classes; those 15 minutes late may be asked to reschedule. A no show will result in a $20 cancellation fee