MPA BA Academy

Masterpiece Arms has seen a tremendous amount of growth in our long range rifles and chassis systems. This is due to the extreme performance capabilities of the product and a significant growth in the long range precision bolt action rifle market.

Over the past year, it has become apparent that there is a need for specific training for both new shooters to the long range bolt action discipline, as well as experienced shooters who have the desire to participate in long range Precision rifle competitions, such as the PRS series. With this in mind, Masterpiece Arms has created the MPA BA Academy. Below are descriptions of the two levels of training we will be offering:

The Intro Training Program (MPAITP) is designed for students who utilize the MPA BA Rifles or Chassis Systems that are entering the world of long range rifle marksmanship. The intro course will build solid shooting fundamentals and provide data that the shooter will be able to take anywhere and successfully engage targets at distance. Additionally, the intro course is designed so that the shooter will be able to trouble shoot problems with the rifle, scope or ammunition. Focus will be on fundamentals of building a strong shooting position, understanding and utilization of windage and elevation adjustments on your optic, and reading atmospheric conditions such as mirage and wind. This will be a 2 day course.

The Advanced Competition Training Program (MPAACT) is designed for experienced shooters who desire the start competing in long range Precision Rifle Competitions such as the PRS or many of the regional Sniper competitions held throughout the US. This is designed for shooters who utilize the MPA BA Rifle or Chassis system. Focus on time management, building stable and consistent positions, and utilization of the many benefits of the MPA BA Chassis in various shooting scenarios that you will experience in these competitions.  This will be a 2 day course.

Staff instructors include Ryan Castle and Scott Satterlee.


Matthew Brousseau: Matt is a 10 year Special Operations Veteran with multiple combat tours in multiple theaters over seas. matt

Matt’s instructor experience has varied from training U.S. Military, paramilitary forces, and civilians in multiple locations around the world. With years of training different students with varying skill levels he has developed his own unique teaching methods that have always received great reviews.

The last several years, Matt’s performances in the PRS series have been strong. His first year in the PRS, 2014, had several top 15 finishes and finished off the year tying for 12th in the Finale. In 2015 he had top 15 finishes at Arizona TPRC, Peacemaker, and SilencerCo Quiet Riot. He finished the season with a 6th place at heatstroke, 5th place at K&M, and 7th place at the 2015 PRS finale which moved him to 16th place for the season. In the 2016 season he won the Steel City PRC (non PRS), won the Rifle’s Only Bash, 2nd place at the SASRM, and 6th place at Sin City PRC which currently has him in first place in the PRS rankings!

Training Location: The primary training location will be  at the new Southern Oaks Rifle and Hunting Club in Sparta, GA.    Masterpiece Arms has a heavy involvement with this new long distance shooting facility. We will be the primary sponsor of the range and all of their long distance rifle competitions included (2) 2-day PRS events in 2017, (4) 1-day PRS Club Matches, and others. The range will have 8-10 shooting lanes with distances out to 1400 yards. Steel and Paper targets, Shoot Houses, Shooting platforms, multiple positional props for competition training and much more.

There will also be bunk house lodging and a  training classroom on site.

Training Costs: $585 for either of the 2 day courses. Transportation will be the responsibility of the student. (Check with MPA on availability of the bunk house).

Training Schedule will be posted shortly.

Contact MPA for more details.

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