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​Essentials of Marksmanship  

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This course is being presented to reinforce student's skills in the basic principles of marksmanship and jam clearing.  The course will consist of bullseye and silhouette shooting to sharpen the students shooting accuracy.  Along with reinforcement of safe weapons handling, weapons operation, and the seven basic principles of marksmanship in order to be a productive and proficient shooter.  Each of the seven principles are broken down, closely examined, and discussed with the students so they have a good understanding on what it takes to become a good shooter. 

EQUIPMENT NEEDED:

  • TDU/BDU pants.
  • Uniform shirt or polo.
  • Department issued boots (no sneakers).
  • Soft body armor.
  • Issued duty belt.
  • Issued duty weapon.
  • Eye protection.
  • Hearing protection.
  • 200 pistol rounds (rounds will be provided to PSP/LCE students).

INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS:  1 Day/8 Hours

INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES: Provide the student with the opportunity to:

  • Further sharpen the marksmanship skills.
  • Review and practice safe firearms handling.
  • Review of the basic principles of marksmanship.
  • Review and practice jam clearing procedures.

COURSE COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS:  Students must demonstrate safe firearms handling skills, jam clearing, and successfully pass a written exam with a 90% or higher.

AUDIENCE:  MP; PSP ENLISTED; LEO; MIL; LCE; PPC

PREREQUISITE(S): None.

Registration: Please register for the classes below using form SP 8-130. All applications must be received 7 days prior to the course start date.

Locations: For a list of all training centers and directions, please visit the Training Center Page.

 

  
Audience
  
Notes
  
  
  
  
  
  
ESSENTIALS OF MARKSMANSHIPLEO, MP, PSP Enlisted
Maximum of 8 students
 
This class will be held at:
FOP Lodge 47
Eighty Four, Pennsylvania
 
 
 
Other, See NotesSWTC Commanding Officer, 724-832-52504/21/2020 9:00 AM4/21/2020 3:00 PMTactics-FirearmsNo
ESSENTIALS OF MARKSMANSHIPLEO, MP, PSP Enlisted
Maximum of 8 students
 
This class will be held at:
FOP Lodge 47
Eighty Four, Pennsylvania
Other, See NotesSWTC Commanding Officer, 724-832-52505/13/2020 9:00 AM5/13/2020 3:00 PMTactics-FirearmsNo
ESSENTIALS OF MARKSMANSHIPLEO, MP, PSP Enlisted
Maximum of 8 students
 
This class will be held at:
FOP Lodge 47
Eighty Four, Pennsylvania
Other, See NotesSWTC Commanding Officer, 724-832-52506/9/2020 9:00 AM6/9/2020 3:00 PMTactics-FirearmsNo

 

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