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8 years 7 weeks ago, 1:18 PM

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sniper

is there any one on here that has gone to sniper schools well in the armed foreces. i wont to know if there is a way for myself to pass.

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8 years 6 weeks ago, 11:30 AM

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sure, what do you want to know?

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8 years 4 weeks ago, 4:06 PM

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hard

how many people make it and do you have to have served before you go or can you go rite after training?

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8 years 4 weeks ago, 4:11 PM

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depends what branch you are interested in. In the usmc, for instance... you have to complete boot camp. Then you can go to a MOS school. It depends on how many applicants they are accepting at that particular time. Most will not pass. I think they only offer two courses per year, but I may be wrong. the scout sniper course is broken down into three sections. Marksmanship, observation, stalking. you will be tested in each area and expected to finish in the top percentile of your class. Just to let you know, everyone and their dog wants to take the course, so getting accepted could take a while.

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8 years 2 weeks ago, 1:15 PM

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watch miltary channel

I saw a show on the military ch. called sniper school. seems easy on t.v. but i would recommend that you hone your shooting and stalking, ect at home and target ranges the sighn up for sniper school.

8 years 4 days ago, 6:43 PM

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what have you found best to steady the hand.

8 years 4 days ago, 7:25 PM

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blow your load. joking.... but kind of serious too.
it all comes down to breathing. You have to lower your heart rate and get into a zone. this usually takes a minute of controlled deep slow methodic breaths and concentration.

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8 years 3 days ago, 6:48 PM

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so just slow down and take the shot. will try

8 years 3 days ago, 8:44 PM

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Reapers right

It about the breath and knowing the killzone.

8 years 2 days ago, 11:20 AM

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what i know is

to slow your heart rate is to meditate. consitrate on the targets movment and adjust to get the right shot. always remeber you must be 100% completly in the zone. no one is saving you and your spotter if you miss

7 years 44 weeks ago, 6:27 AM

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heard that

Very skilled snipers will also try to shoot between heartbeats as to add more accuracy to the shot.

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7 years 44 weeks ago, 6:13 PM

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Sniping

It gets easy after 10-15yrs of training.

7 years 41 weeks ago, 10:19 AM

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you have been training since you were 3? man, you are the real deal.

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7 years 41 weeks ago, 10:18 AM

Anonymous

stalking

as in deer hunting tactics will work as well,due to the lack of awareness most humansdont have

7 years 41 weeks ago, 11:43 AM

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Being in shape

also helps...because of the reasons mentioned above...your heart rate/pulse is lower then.

Check these out:
http://www.snipercentral.com/schools.htm

http://www.americansniper.org/

http://www.centermassinc.com/639829.html

Army:
http://www.specialoperations.com/Schools/Army_Sniper/Default.htm

http://www.baseops.net/militarybooks/marinesniper.html

http://www.marines.mil/units/marforpac/imef/1stmardiv/5thregiment/rct5/P...

http://www.marines.mil/searchcenter/Pages/Results.aspx?k=scout%20snipers...

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7 years 40 weeks ago, 2:56 PM

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Reaper308

you got it wrong ive been into snping since i was 10yrs old. my papaw was a WWII Sniper. I Just know tactics and weapons. Not much expirence in the feild. Only good Experiance i have is Sneaking.

7 years 40 weeks ago, 3:00 PM

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oh

ok. i was just confused cause your profile said sniping expert. my bad. i will refer all future sneaking questions to the almighty sneaky snake

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7 years 40 weeks ago, 3:07 PM

Anonymous

Fair enough

got any questions just ask. Also im a SNIPER RIFLE EXPERT...Not a accual sniper ..........yet.

7 years 40 weeks ago, 3:13 PM

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are you still in that chair?

"Proelium Comminus Auctoritate" "Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is a muzzle flash."
7 years 40 weeks ago, 3:25 PM

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Reaper 308

Yup still in the chair. why?

7 years 40 weeks ago, 3:26 PM

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just wondering when you can start training. when are you gonna get out of it? can you walk at all?

"Proelium Comminus Auctoritate" "Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is a muzzle flash."
7 years 40 weeks ago, 3:32 PM

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Reaper308

Barely can walk hurts to bad. sooner or later im going to tuff it out.

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