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The NRA Whittington Center’s Long Range Precision Rifle (LRPR) Course builds on the foundation and fundamentals taught in Precision Rifle (PR) Course. Students are encouraged to apply everything they have previously learned and put it to use. The Long Range Precision Rifle Course focuses on advanced ballistics calculating and application to engage targets from 100 to 1760 yards, and beyond. Students will learn how to range targets at unknown distances. Learn to calculate and engage high and low angle targets and explore alternate shooting positions.
Long Range Precision Rifle is designed for beginners and experienced shooters who wish to expand their knowledge of ballistics and hone their marksmanship skills. This is the perfect course for shooters looking to enter the world of ELR Light Gun and Hunter class competitions, or those who want to join the One Mile Impact club.
Your Success is Our Mission
Each day is filled with classroom and range training designed around the skills and goals of the students. We are very flexible in meeting the needs, and the desired level of training each student requires.
- Course participants may check availability and purchase of an ammunition package with the appropriate round count.
- AMMUNITION PACKAGE IS RESTRICTED TO ONE PER PERSON PER COURSE.
- Rifles are available to rent, but must be prearranged.
- If you would like to register more than one person for this course, please add it to your cart as two separate items.
Every guest must read and sign the online Waiver before they are allowed into the center.
Required and Suggested Equipment
Long Range Precision Rifle (LRPR) Course Schedule (subject to change)
Long Range Precision Rifle (LRPR) Course Schedule
(subject to change)
Day 1: Classroom Study and Data Gathering
8:00am – Introduction
8:30am-10:45am – Classroom
- Internal Ballistics/External Ballistics/Marksmanship Techniques/Optical Adjustments
11:00am-12:00pm – Rifle Sight-in
12:00pm-12:45pm – Lunch
1:00pm-5:00pm – Known Distance Shooting Data Gathering
Day 2: Long Range Shooting
8:00-12:00 – Known Distance Shooting 200-1760 yards
12:00pm-12:45pm – Lunch
1:00pm- 5:00pm – Mix of Classroom and Range Time
Day 3: Long Range and High Angle Shooting
8:00am-12:00pm – Long Range Shooting Session and High Angle Engagements
12:00pm-12:45am – Lunch
1:00pm-5:00pm – Long Range Shooting Session
5:15pm-6:00pm – Final Lecture/Review
This schedule is tentative. Times are subject to change.
Course Cancellation Policy
A 30-day cancellation notice is required to cancel your Course registration prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full course refund. The NRA Whittington Center will not issue you a refund if you fail to cancel your registration before the 30-day time period.
Course tuition rollover. You may have an option to roll your tuition over to a future course provided it meets the following criteria:
Course cancellations and refunds are handled separately from any onsite lodging.
You can cancel your course by calling (575) 445-3615. Ask for the Whittington U training department, or email us at [email protected].
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Before arriving, every guest must read and sign the online NRA Whittington Center Waiver.
Precision Rifle introduces students to the art and science of Precision Rifle shooting with classroom and on the range instruction, with a strong focus on the fundamentals of Ballistics and Marksmanship. We will teach known distance data gathering and application. 100 to 1000 yards, and beyond.
This course builds on the foundation and fundamentals of Marksmanship and Ballistics and takes it to the next level. From gathering 100 yard data to applying the skills and knowledge to achieve the thrill of extreme range impacts. With the right equipment we will take you as far as 3700 yards. This course is perfect to get you ready for ELR competitions, bring your shooting partner, or come solo.
The Whittington U Precision Rifle Academy offers courses specifically oriented towards 1000 Yards and beyond, allowing for all centerfire cartridges and rifle platforms to be used. This Academy focuses on the caliber/cartridges and rifle platforms that are designed for engagements between 100 – 3700 yards.
Located near beautiful Raton, New Mexico, the NRA Whittington Center is home to the nation’s premier hunting, shooting, and outdoor recreation facility. The NRA Whittington Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generous contributions of donors who want to preserve our heritage of freedom for the next generation of shooters and hunters.