Prepare Yourself with an

Exceptional Riflecraft Training Experience

ri•fle craft

definition: exercise skills in the use of a long gun, fired from shoulder, having a long spirally grooved barrel designed to provide greater projectile accuracy over a long distance to engage targets.

Riflecraft courses are created to begin or continue your APO Riflesports Experience. It is here that Ashbury nutures, cultivates and expands your knowledge, skills and abilities igniting a passion for precision rifle shooting in all its forms. Riflecraft courses instill the foundation of firearms safety and entice you to explore and enjoy precision rifle marksmanship. Whether your interest is purely recreational target shooting pursuits and organized practical/tactical competition or long range shooting and hunting, we will take you to the next level.  Through our Riflecraft courses, you will enjoy improving your skills with calibers from .223 to .50BMG and many exciting cartridges in between!

Precision Rifle Training On Scopes
Instructor Helps Setup Rifle Optic
Precision Rifle Shooter from Bench
Bring Your Own or Use Ours!

You are welcomed and encouraged to bring your own personal rifle for training or opt for APO’s Inclusive Tuition Package that offers you access & use of an Asymmetric Warrior®, Tactical Competition Rifle, SuperSport, or SABER Precision Rifle all hand-crafted by Ashbury’s Ordnance Shop. We are staffed with veteran US Marine Corp’s MOS 2112 Precision Rifle Technicians, MOS 2111 Armorer and a team of proud American craftsmen. Our high quality precision rifles are equipped with premium optics to include Leupold, Schmidt Bender, Nightforce and US Optics. Most of our rifles also use state-of-the-art silencers. Precision does not end with the rifle or the optic, but carries right through to ammunition where you’ll have the best from Ruag Swiss-P, Hornady AMAX and Federal Premium.

Experienced Staff of Instructors

Riflecraft courses are taught by Ashbury’s congenial, considerate and experienced instructor staff that have solid backgrounds in the firearms industry including extreme long range shooting, precision hand-loading, NRA smallbore & high power and tactical competitive shooting. They also include Professional Hunters of Dangerous Game and combat experienced veteran US military snipers.

Requirements & What's Included

There are no physical strength or agility requirements for Riflecraft courses, we ask only that you bring a positive attitude, enthusiasm and a desire to succeed! A hearty lunch and refreshments are provided each course day and a Certificate of Completion is awarded at the conclusion of every Riflecraft program. Top students in each course are recognized with an award and those engaging targets at one mile or more are further recognized and inducted into APO’s 1760 Club! Training is conducted in a natural field shooting environment with targets sited from 100 yards to more than 2,200 yards in the mountains of Central Virginia.

Riflecraft Course Schedules

Riflecraft courses are scheduled throughout the year as open enrollment as well as booked on a private, on-demand basis.  For our latest schedule information, please contact Concierge Services and ask to speak with our training department.  You may contact us through our Training Coordination Team contact form or call us at 434-296-8600, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

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Instructor Helps Setup Rifle Optic