Rifle 1 – Marksmanship Fundamentals (RF1)


New to rifle shooting? Bought yourself a brand new rifle and got the scope installed, but not sure where to go from there? Silvercore's Rifle 1 - Marksmanship Fundamentals course is a one-day range class designed to teach novices the basics of rifle set up, manipulations and marksmanship. All course material will be taught in a no-nonsense manner, demystifying the art of distance shooting for hunting, target practice, competition or work.  

 Topics covered include

  • Demystifying precision shooting
  • Operation of bolt action and semi-automatic distance rifles
  • Sighting in (zeroing)
  • Ammunition selection
  • Principles of rifle marksmanship
  • Shooting positions (bench, standing, kneeling, sitting, prone)
  • Dealing with Malfunctions
  • Discussion on cleaning and maintenance
  • Sling work and deployment
  • And more

Course fee

  • $470 + tax  (includes online preparation course)

Students are expected to bring their own equipment and ammunition. Please see below for equipment requirements.

Silvercore's training is approved and recognized through HRDC

Anyone over the age of 16 who takes a course with Silvercore which either enables them to work or improves their skills in a recognized occupation may be eligible to claim their course fees under the education and textbook tax credits. Contact us for your T2022A tax form and check out Canada Revenue for further information.

Driven by experience 

Silvercore’s instructors have extensive experience in outdoor training, law enforcement, security, military and competitive shooting to better help you achieve your goals. Our instructors are members of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors and hold active certifications through various police agencies. 


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