Understanding Optics

Understanding Optics
Instructor: Jerod Johnson
  • 01/14
Times: 4:30pm-7:00pm
Location: Scottsdale Gun Club
Price: Non-Members:

Seats: 30

**Members will receive discounted rate for their class at time of processing once verification of membership is completed.

Private Instruction

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Cancellation Policy:

You may cancel for a full refund if you are canceling more than 72 hours in advance of the class, or you may reschedule for a $10 fee between 72 and 24 hours in advance of the class. Classes are non-refundable within 24 hours of the class.  The 72 hour window gives SGC the opportunity to contact customers that have been placed on a waitlist for the courses.


This 3 hour course discusses the details of optics, reticles and the functions of rifle scopes and red dodts. Guests will leave with a better understaning of what optic best fits their needs. The class is taught via powerpoint, training aids and cut away scopes so the guests see the inner construction of an optic. We will discuss MRAD and MOA pros and cons and have you understanding the difference.


  • Types of scopes on the market
  • Nomenclature of optics
  • Hunting scopes vs Tactical scopes
  • Milrad vs. Munute of Angle
  • Optic myths
  • Options and accessories for optics
  • Mounting solutions for scopes and red dots 
  • Parallax and Reticle options



  • Dress casual/ relaxed
  • Note taking gear

**No Loaded Firearms Allowed in Classroom**

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