Long Range Shooting Handbook

A Beginner's Guide to Precision Rifle Shooting

by Ryan M. Cleckner


6" x 9", 328 pages
photos, illust.

  • Description
  • Author Bio
  • Chapter List
In this complete new guide, you will get an in-depth introduction to long range shooting, written in simple everyday language that is easy to understand and follow. Included are the author's personal tips and best advice gathered from his years of special operations sniper school and experience as a sniper instructor.
If you are an experienced shooter, this guide will be a resource covering the principles and theory of long range shooting. If you a beginner, this is the preliminary book to help you understand fundamental concepts, such as MOA vs. Mils and external ballistics. Learning to shoot long range need not be difficult. Once you understand the fundamentals, you can start to master your technique, and you'll be hitting targets in no time.
Make Long Range Shooting Handbook your trusted resource at the range or in the field.
Ryan M. Cleckner served with the 1st Ranger Battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment. A graduate of the premier sniper-training program, the Special Operations Target Interdiction Course, Ryan was first deployed as a sniper and later as a sniper team leader in support of the Global War on Terror in Afghanistan. Ryan appeared on multiple seasons of History Channel's Top Shot television program as a sniper expert.
1) Firearm Safety
2) Equipment
- Rifles
- Aiming Systems
- Accessories
3) Fundamentals
- Fundamentals of Marksmanship
- Units of Measurement
- Ballistics
- Environmental Effects
4) Application
- Scope Mounting and Setup
- Shooting
- Spotting
- Zeroing Your Rifle
- Alternate Positions
- Estimating and Adjusting for Distance
- Estimating and Adjusting for Wind
- Estimating and Adjusting for Angles
- Clearing Your Rifle
5) Appendix
- Ballistic Tables
- Log Book
- Targets