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Air Rifle as a Varsity Sport. A presentation for: High Schools. Introduction. Why your High School should consider Three Position Air Rifle as an addition to its varsity sports Presented by: GSSA – Georgia Shooting Sports Assn USA Shooting Civilian Marksmanship Program

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Air Rifle as a Varsity Sport

A presentation for:

High Schools


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Introduction

  • Why your High School should consider Three Position Air Rifle as an addition to its varsity sports

  • Presented by:

  • GSSA – Georgia Shooting Sports Assn

  • USA Shooting

  • Civilian Marksmanship Program

  • Riverside High School


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History

  • GHSA varsity rifle teams have existed for >80 years

  • Smallbore (.22) rifle up to 1980’s

  • 3 Position Air Rifle introduced in 1990-91

  • Smallbore dropped in 1995

  • Three Position Air Rifle has grown to 115 varsity teams


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Team Basics

  • Team Size

  • 5 Co-ed team members

  • 4 top scores count for team score

  • Title IX neutral

  • Total team = ~ 1-3 per class


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Equipment Basics

  • Air Rifle & sling

  • Kneeling roll & mat

  • Spotting scope & stand

  • Rifle stand

  • Target trap

  • Shooting jacket

  • Pellets & targets


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Equipment Costs

  • Initial investment = $400 - $1400 per athlete

  • Equipment life 5-15 years

  • Annual operating costs = <$75/yr/athlete

  • True annual cost = ~ $ 200/yr/athlete


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Basic Rules

  • Rules:

  • Standard 3 Position Air Rifle Rules

  • Published by the National 3 Position Air Rifle Council

  • Sporter & Precision Rifle Categories

  • GHSA uses open category rule


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Basic Rules

  • Three positions

    • 10 minute prep period

    • Prone 10 shots/15 minutes

    • Standing 10 shots/20 minutes

    • Kneeling 10 shots/15 minutes

    • 5 minute transition periods

    • Complete match ~ 90 minutes


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Basic Rules

  • Firing line to target = 10 meters

  • Target = AR5/10 (Olympic)

  • Pellets = .177 cal (Olympic)


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Shooting Teaches:

  • Focus

  • Concentration

  • Self reliance

  • Emotional control

  • Positive self esteem


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Shooting is Egalitarian

  • Boys & girls compete equally

  • Shooting is 85% mental

  • Athleticism is not important

  • Good shooters make good students

  • Good students make good shooters


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Why your High School Should Add Shooting to its Sports

  • Small team size

  • Inexpensive operation

  • Co-ed sport

  • All students can participate

  • Readily available resources

  • FUN!


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We are prepared to:

  • Provide leadership training

  • Provide coaches training

  • Provide ongoing informational support

  • Provide local, hands on training for

    booster clubs/parents


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