SRRGC is a member of the Civilian Marksmanship Program.
The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is a national organization dedicated to training and educating U. S. citizens in responsible uses of firearms and airguns through gun safety training, marksmanship training and competitions. The CMP is a federally chartered 501(c)(3) corporation that places its highest priority on serving youth through gun safety and marksmanship activities that encourage personal growth and build life skills. Links on this page will lead you to more detailed information about the CMP and its programs.
Statutory mission. The federal law enacted in 1996 (Title 36 U. S. Code, 40701-40733) that created the Corporation for the Promotion of Rifle Practice and Firearms Safety, Inc. (CPRPFS, the formal legal name of the CMP) mandates these key “functions for the corporation:
- To instruct citizens of the United States in marksmanship;
- To promote practice and safety in the use of firearms;
- To conduct competitions in the use of firearms and to award trophies, prizes, badges, and other insignia to competitors.
The law specifically states: In carrying out the Civilian Marksmanship Program, the corporation shall give priority to activities that benefit firearms safety, training, and competition for youth and that reach as many youth participants as possible.
CMP SANCTIONED RIFLE CLINICS
The CMP now offers a clinic program specifically designed to teach beginning and intermediate rifle marksmanship knowledge and skills to shooters who plan to participate in Garand, Springfield and Vintage Military Rifle or Rimfire Sporter Matches. This clinic program offers slides, lesson plans and instructor notes for CMP Master Instructors to use in presenting a four to five hour course of instruction with demonstrations and guided practice. For all sanctioned clinics that are taught by certified Master Instructors, the CMP also provides CMP Rifle Clinic Student Guides that can be used as a student text. The purpose of the Master Instructor Training Workshop is to train and certify Master Instructors who are prepared to teach these instructional topics in sanctioned clinics:
- CMP History and Current Programs
- Safety and Range Procedures
- Rifle and Equipment
- Garand Match Course of Fire (or Rimfire Sporter)
- Technique of Firing Accurate Shots
- How to Teach the Prone, Sitting and Standing Positions
- Principles of Sight Adjustment
- Rapid Fire Firing Techniques
- Shooting a Match, Pulling Targets
Schultz Resort Rod and Gun Club offers a clubhouse that can hold up to 20 students during a clinic. We offer 25-50 CMP rimfire sporter matches with 12 firing points and 100 yard as issued Military rifle matches at 100 yards with 12 firing points.
More information Please contact John Lathrop (GSM Master Instructor) 414-305-4455.
Or go to the CMP website for a complete list of Clinics and matches in Wisconsin: thecmp.org