A SPORT SKILL WHERE A RIFLE IS AIMED, CONTROLLED, AND FIRED SO AS TO CONSISTENTLY HIT A DISTANT, DIFFICULT TARGET.
rIFLE mARKSMANSHIP IS:
A sport with a military heritage
An Olympic sport practiced worldwide
A sport that stresses control, discipline, concentration, and extreme precision
An enjoyable, lifetime recreation & competition activity
AIR RIFLE targets
AR 5/10 meter target BMC AR 10 meter target
AR 5/10 target & score
130 - 200
110 - 129
AR BMC target & score
290 - 300
188 - 230
175 - 187
The Pathfinder Battalion Air Rifle Team will consist of 10 cadets throughout the school year. Air Rifle tryouts are reserved for cadets only and not participating students IAW CCR 145-2 (para 3-23. Participating Students - page 21.
Pathfinder Marksmanship team
Air Rifle Competition uses the Civilian Marksmanship Program National Standard Three-Position Air Rifle Rules.
LESSON 1: History of Marksmanship LESSON 2: Firearm Safety and Safe Range Operation LESSON 3: Target Shooting Equipment and Its Operation LESSON 4: The First Target Position - Standing LESSON 5: Aiming and Firing LESSON 6: Sight Adjustment and Scoring LESSON 7: The Prone Position LESSON 8: The Kneeling Position LESSON 9: Practice and Skill Development LESSON 10: Competition Opportunities
NOTE: Cadets must complete the JROTC Air Rifle Marksmanship Cadet Safety Examination and
must score 100 percent.
All cadets interested in joining the marksmanship team will participate in a tryout for selection.