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OPTICS 101 8/22/20

August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

OPTICS 101

Saturday,
September 22nd, 2020

Time: 1 pm – 3 pm (Classroom)

Location: 7030 E. Broadway Tucson, AZ 85710

Phone: 520-886-8338

Course Fee:
$25.00

Note: Please bring your receipt, whether paper copy from in store, or electronic PayPal copy, with you to class.

First and Last Name:


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Course Cancellation Policy Reminder:
  • If a student notifies us at least 72 hours prior to the start of their course, the student may cancel for a full refund or reschedule to an alternate available course date with no rescheduling fee.
  • If a student notifies us between 24 and 72 hours prior to the start of their course, no refund will be issued, but the student may reschedule to an alternate available course date by paying a $15 rescheduling fee.
  • If a student notifies us less than 24 hours prior to the start of their course, or fails to attend their course, no refund will be issued, and the student may not reschedule to an alternate available course date without paying the full registration fee again.

Course Information

The pre-requisite for our long range rifle course, OPTICS 101 is a two hour classroom presentation covering different aspects of optics, and the correlation of optics, rifle caliber, and action type of the rifle. We cover far more than just the basics, with an introduction into DOPE cards, reticle patterns, mil v moa adjustments, and ballistics.

COST:
$25.00

PREREQUISITES:

none

NOTES:

Must be lawfully allowed to train with firearms.

What this course covers

  • Parallax versus parallax free optics, first focal plane versus second focal plane magnification assemblies, reticle types
  • Difference between MIL and MOA
  • Hold-off techniques for wind-age and elevation
  • Range estimation
  • DOPE (Description of personal equipment/Description of previous engagements)
  • Fundamentals of marksmanship
  • Specific caliber selection, trajectory, bullet coefficient, and types of cartridges
  • Body positions
  • Cycle of function for specific long rifles
  • Dry-fire drills for rifles

Required gear:

Note taking materials
Please bring your firearm and/or optic (firearms unloaded)

Our Instructors

A US Army 1st Infantry Division medic, JD served in Operation New Dawn in Iraq (2010-2011) a Medic. After his active duty service, he contracted as a civilian worldwide and continued to provide operational medical support across the Middle East and Africa. In addition, he served with Arizona’s own 1/158th National Guard unit. He taught over 200 Combat Life Saver (CLS) Courses during his time in service and has firsthand experience in combat trauma.

 

-NREMT and Combat Medic Trained
-Warrior Leader Course (WLC) 2013
-United States Army NCO

A US Army 82nd Airborne Reconnaissance Infantryman, and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran (2008-2009), I also spend as much time as possible outside hunting and fishing. Having countless hours training with multiple weapon platforms from crew served weapons to pistols, and having trained military, law enforcement, and civilians. I organized Diamondback Training Center’s teaching methodology following Murphy’s law, and taking equal portions of military, law enforcement, and civilian training environments to give our students the best experience possible.

 

-NRA Certifications: Refuse to be A Victim Instructor, Range Safety Officer, Pistol Instructor, Rifle Instructor, Inside and Outside the Home Personal Protection Instructor
-Arizona Department of Public Safety, Unarmed and Armed Security Guard Instructor
-Arizona Game and Fish Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor
-Sabre Red OC Spray Instructor
-ASP Baton, Handcuffing, and Flashlight Tactics Instructor
-CPR Certified

Upcoming Scheduled Courses

* To register click on one of the courses below

22 Aug
OPTICS 101 8/22/20

To register for this course click the link above!

Saturday @ 1:00 pm 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
26 Sep
LONG RANGE RIFLE 9/26/20

To register for this course click the link above!

Saturday @ 8:00 am 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States

Details

Date:
August 22
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Ben Anderson
Phone:
520-886-8338
Email:
info@dbackshootingsports.com
Website:
http://dbacktraining.com/team/ben-anderson/

Venue

Diamondback Shooting Sport
7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
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Phone:
520-886-8338
Website:
DbackShootingSports.com