This episode we chat with Caylen Wojcik - ex-US Marine sniper, currently a long range rifle instructor and founder of Modern Day Sniper, and hugely successful podcast and training company.
Check them out at www.moderndaysniper.com
Caylen is an awesome guy, very knowledgeable and keen to share his skills and knowledge with shooters of all skill levels.
Mindfulness behind the rifle - how awareness and open mindedness are the real key to improvement
How to snipe an infected sheep in Windy Valley with an audience - and you've only got 2 rounds...
The Sniper's Hide drill
Caylen's words to live by...
In this episode we chat with Nick Gebhardt from Zero Compromise Optics about what makes their scopes so impressive
Where the company came from and how it started
How executives from Kahles and Nightforce ended up forming a new entity
God is in the detail - the small improvements to traditional scope features that add up to huge improvements in quality and longevity
How to custom build your own amazing rifle stock!
Training with a .22 and how it can make you a much better rifleman (this is a common theme across our interviews, worth taking notice!)
Check out Zero Compromise Optic at www.zcompoptic.com
Check out Frank's new book, Precision Rifle Marksmanship: The Fundamentals - A Marine Sniper's Guide to Long Range Shooting:
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What critical piece of your setup to spend money on
Dry firing, drills that will massively improve your accuracy
WTF - Frank's mantra
The future of the long range sport and industry
Check us out at www.tier-one.usa.com
Episode 004 - Part 1
In this two-parter we chat with Frank Galli, founder of Snipershide.com and an incredible long range shooter and instructor.
Frank covers the following for us in this segment:
His early career and founding snipershide.com in 2000
How PRS style matches were pioneered by Frank and his colleagues and PRS itself was fleshed out and founded on the snipershide website
Weaponized math - Frank's own methodology, super interesting and totally innovative
How to properly true your ballistic calculator and the BIGGEST MISTAKE people make when they buy new gear.
What is essential gear for long range, and how to choose from the insane amount of gear out there.
Check out Frank at snipershide.com and on Instagram @shlowlight
Feat. Nick Bazzone, competitive shooter and SNCOIC at the US Marines Mountain Sniper School.
Covering, in order:
Wind readings - using mirages, reading the landscape
Getting started in PRS - what is it, how does it work, what rifle should you start with?
The weight issue...is not an issue
How does Nick train for PRS match performance?
Isolating training (not kung flu isolation)
The perils of mountain training...keep your gear under positive control!!
Practising smooth transitions
To dial or not to dial
You do not have to be fit for PRS (but it helps)
Paper drills - timing it - How important is muscle memory in PRS?
The 3 things you must know when you step up to the stage
Train ups - what they entail
What's the future of PRS?
Words to live by
Featuring Chas Bales, founder and CEO of Warhorse Development, making some of the world's best shooting bags.
Supplied to elite military units across the world and a favourite of PRS competitors in the USA
Why did you start Warhorse, what's the back story?
What's the story behind the bag names?
What makes a good bag
The Big Medicine PRS competition & train up https://www.warhorsedevelopment.com/product-page/big-medicine-precision-rifle-challenge-prs
What's coming up for Warhorse - a new sling is in the works...
Chas' words to live by
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Featuring Rex Tibor from Rex Reviews & www.RexDefense.com
Points covered, in order:
Getting started shooting as a 4yr old in the badlands
Developing a good feel for the rifle
What's a good, solid baseline setup for long range shooting?
Does practice help or hinder? Who makes a good shooter? The answer might surprise you...
The Y chromosome factor - how this ruins your shooting!
The slobber factor
Breaking through the ice...
Technical analysis: you have never figured it out & how to advance the science.
Bullet stability - heating of the barrel - cutting the chamber manually means every rifle is different - twist rate isn't everything - listening to the bullet from halfway down the range
Learning from old artillery manuals - the incredible value of forgotten ballistic knowledge
Rex's seminars in 2020
Temperature effects on rifle setups
Rex's words to live by
Rex Reviews YouTube: