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3 reasons to join the EXLRS OMC

 

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of nailing a target at range. Whether at 100m, 200m or more, the feeling of hitting your mark on a perfectly placed shot is something all shooters live for.

But for shooting enthusiasts across the world, the gauntlet to be thrown down and test your worth as a marksman is the challenge of Extended and Ultra Long-Range shooting.

With locations boasting ranges of up to 3,200m, the One Mile Club is Europe’s largest international EXLRS (Extended Long-Range Shooting) group, providing shooters with unique opportunities to test their skills and network with likeminded sharpshooters.

Fancy testing yourself against some of Europe’s greatest deadeyes? We think you should. Read on to find out our top three reasons why you should join the EXLRS OMC.

 

1.  Earn your stripes

Under expert supervision, the One Mile Club’s EXLRS events are amongst Europe’s most premier settings for you to stretch what you thought possible with a rifle in your hands.

For those who are yet to try these extreme distances it can seem daunting, but with the help of some of Europe’s top shooters and the latest and greatest equipment available to use, you might surprise yourself.

Up for grabs at each EXLRS event is the coveted ‘One Mile Patch’. This is awarded only to the most precise of shooters who have been able to consistently hit steel at a distance of 1,600 meters (one mile). Our members wear this with pride, knowing most amateur shooters will never test themselves at that distance, let alone hit with consistent accuracy.

Join the One Mile Club for an Extended Long-Range shooting event and leave with fond memories, new skills, and maybe – just maybe – that One Mile Patch.

2.  Meet new people

For many, finding likeminded people who share their love of shooting isn’t always easy. We firmly believe that an experience shared is an experience doubled, which is why the One Mile Club is designed to help do just that.

Bringing together shooting enthusiasts from more than 11 different countries across Europe, the One Mile Club plays host to not only some of the most prestigious marksman minds, but to some truly welcoming and personable people.

Whether it’s sharing expert tips to help you reach that One Mile Patch, discussing the latest gear releases or just cracking jokes, there’s never a dull moment. We don’t stand for discrimination, bullying or boasting – we’re all here to enjoy the sport we love.

But don’t just take our word for it – here’s a word from one of our members:

‘My favourite thing about the EXLRS events is everybody sharing the same passion. Learning from each other, sharing knowledge, the great ambiance after shooting days. The respect for each other regardless of what someone’s personal status is – no-one cares whether you arrive as a first timer with low budget gear or if you come with state-of-the-art equipment.’

So, if you’re looking for a helping hand or to join a warm, inviting community, we’d love to meet you.

3.  See new places

We would follow the art of shooting to the ends of the earth – if you’ve made it this far, we’re sure you’re the same. Whether it’s a small arms range in your local town or a military-grade testing field in deepest Siberia, sign us up.

Thankfully, the One Mile Club is proud to host its events in some of the most stunning and unforgettable landscapes across Europe. From our home nation of the Netherlands to further afield in:

  • Belgium
  • Switzerland
  • Germany
  • Norway
  • Italy
  • Scotland
  • England

We strive to create the most memorable experiences for our members – and we think we’re doing a pretty good job (if we do say so ourselves).

«Praecisiam, Diutius, Magis Accurata» – more precise, further away, more accurate. This is the One Mile Club’s mantra.

Are you ready to test yourself, find lifelong friends and experience some of the finest adventures the continent has to offer?

Thought so. Click here to find out more about our next event – don’t miss out!