real-world long-range marksmanship training
Crosswind Precision is a rifle training school in Western Colorado offering a carefully crafted portfolio of courses and an outstanding team of knowledgeable and experienced instructors to deliver a step- by-step education in real-world long-range marksmanship.
It’s pretty hard to tell your family and coworkers you are going to spend a long weekend learning military sniper skills without getting some funny looks. Many find the world of long-range marksmanship to be intimidating, unapproachable, or even reserved for the military elite. Yet, we understand your passion for the technical challenge and thoughtful, strategic nature of learning to shoot targets out to one mile.
Whether you’re brand new to long-range shooting, want to extend your hunting range, learn fieldcraft skills, or compete in precision rifle matches, we provide practical, hands-on training to help you meet these needs. Crosswind Precision takes the complex and demanding training of a military sniper school and breaks this teaching down into understandable, real-world skills and practices. The experts at Crosswind Precision take the time to explain each step and every detail needed to help students become intelligent, technically-knowledgeable, and competent in the effective use of high-power rifles.
From introductory long-range shooting classes, to advanced precision rifle and fieldcraft courses, Crosswind Precision is dedicated to helping you learn the tools and skills to help you extend your shooting distance with confidence.
Being able to put theory into practice is an absolute necessity for learning long-range precision rifle shooting.
Crosswind Precision is location in western Colorado, with all of the elements necessary to give our students a premier training experience: easy access, mild climate, 300 days of sunshine, high altitude, high angles, and of course, long distances.
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Our instructors are carefully selected not just for their training and real-world experience, but for their ability to connect, communicate, and skillfully instruct students to become exceptional marksman.
You won’t find any arrogance, self-importance, or machismo here; just quiet, calm, and communicative instruction.
Crosswind Precision Marksmanship Academy is without a doubt the highest quality and most intense civilian training I have ever received. I’ve been to other shooting schools, but none of them can compare to the quality or breadth of training I received at Crosswind. The instructors have been there, done that, and their instruction validates their knowledge. I highly recommend Crosswind Precision to anyone who wants to learn more about long-distance shooting and fieldcraft. This is world-class training by guys who have been in action in the most dangerous places in the world!
I was originally looking for just a simple long range shooting class. However, when I came across Crosswind Precision Marksmanship Academy I was intrigued. I am so glad that I found this class. The training was phenomenal! The instructors are true experts in their field. Additionally, (and perhaps more importantly) they are excellent teachers. Not everybody who is an expert can help someone else learn that skill/knowledge. Dean and his staff can. They did an excellent job translating classroom work to field training. This course was easily worth twice what they charge and probably more. I look forward to attending additional classes from this group.
I attended Crosswind Precision LRP 1 and was blown away. The instructors Dean, Adam, and Josh know their stuff and are experts on techniques and equipment. They have so much knowledge and are able to teach everyone from beginner to expert. I went to this course as a beginner shooter. I had some experience hunting but really wanted to learn to shoot out past 500 yards. By the end of the course, I was consistently hitting targets at over 1,200 yards and even hit a target at 1,790 yards. I never thought shooting these distances was possible. This course exceeded my expectations and now I have already registered for the LRP 2 course. I would recommend this course for any shooter or hunter looking to improve their skills and wanting to feel more comfortable shooting long distances.
Excellent training from instructors with many years of real-word experience. Crosswind Precision has brought my shooting and fieldcraft skills to a new level. As a PRS-style competitor, I've found this type of formal training hard to come by in the Rocky Mountain region, but Crosswind has exceeded my expectations of quality and value. I would highly recommend them to anyone interested in improving their match scores, feeling greater confidence on their hunt, or learning the fieldcraft fundamentals of evading detection.
I attended the latest LRP 1 & Fieldcraft 1 course at Crosswind Precision Marksmanship Academy. What I learned there was beyond all of my expectations. We received so much information it was difficult to absorb it all. That information didn’t stop at long-range shooting; we spent time on maps, navigation skills, ranging skills, range mathematics, camouflage, stalking, hiding, and Ghillie suit construction. The course culminated in a live-fire exercise that left me wanting to come back for more. Dean, Grizz, and Adam all make you feel welcome regardless of experience. If you think you’re ready to expand your shooting and hunting craft, there is no better opportunity than the one offered at Crosswind Precision.
I recently attended a [long-range precision rifle and fieldcraft] class at Crosswind Precision Marksmanship Academy and was very impressed. All the instructors were extremely knowledgeable and competent, and worked to ensure that the students understood the concepts and principles of long-range shooting being taught. My shooting skills improved greatly, and by the end of the class all the students were consistently hitting targets at 1500 yards. This is not a simple bench rest target shooting course. It covers everything from long-range shooting principles to camouflage, to stalking, and culminates in a live-fire stalking exercise that highlights the difference between theory and practice. If you have any interest at all in long-range shooting or fieldcraft, you cannot go wrong attending Crosswind Precision Marksmanship Academy.