Pre-King of 2 Miles Course

(Shooting, spotting and teamwork on Unknown Targets up to 1 Mile and beyond)

The Steyr Academy Pre-KO2M course is a two day course focused in extending the capabilities of those wanting to start Extreme Long Range ELR shooting for fun or for competition. This course is focused specifically around preparing shooters for King of 1 Mile and King of 2 Miles type of competitions. From one of the World's TOP ELR experts: our Academy Director Eduardo Abril de Fontcuberta is the shooter that invented the King of 2 Miles and turned it in a global sport. This course will teach you skills not found elsewhere and learned only from running ELR matches all over the world.

This is not a course for the non-experienced long range shooter. In order to qualify for this course, you must be a graduate from SPR-2, SPR-3, or be an ELR competitor with a solid base in marksmanship and ballistics. It is strongly recommended that the shooter/spotter team come together to take the course at once, as one of the main focus is in spotting and teamwork. This is the perfect course to advance your shooting to become state-of-the-art, and also prepare you for ELR competitions. You will have the knowledge to keep developing your ELR individual skill, as well as your team’s skills once you return home.

You do not need a Steyr rifle to take this Pre-KO2M course. You can bring a rifle from any manufacturer, but it has to be capable of the following requirements: consistent sub-MOA performance and supersonic flight at 1 mile. The accepted rifle calibers are large magnums such as .300 WM, RUMs, wildcats and .338 LM, but 1 mile can also be achieved with some high speed 6.5mm. TIP: You learn most of these skills better with one of these calibers, rather than with a .50 BMG or .375 CT.



  • ELR Advanced Marksmanship

  • ELR Advanced Multi-Sector Wind Reading

  • Recap of Shooting Fundamentals

  • ELR Logbook and Advanced Data Collection

  • ELR Extreme Long Range External Ballistics Solvers

  • ELR Spotting How-To, Equipment and Cameras

  • ELR Logbook ELR equipment and equipment configuration

  • ELR Shooting Team Roles-Shooter/Spotter

  • Team´s Spotter-Shooter Language

  • Caliber and Equipment Limitations and How to Counter Them

  • Scope and Optic Limitations

  • Advanced Cleaning Procedures and New Cleaning Techniques

  • TIPS to be a Successful Competitor



Tuition Includes:

  • Range Fees

  • Written materials

  • Steyr Logbook

  • Steyr Academy Patch

  • Completion Certificate

        Tuition Does Not Include:

  • Lunch is not included in tuition. Food is not be available at the range and there is no place close by to order it, so we strongly recommend bringing your own lunch each day. To avoid reducing our range time, we can’t leave the area for lunch, but we will stop to grab a bite to eat before continuing the course.

  • Water will be included and drinking water will be enforced.


Class begins at 9:00am CST and lasts until 5:00pm CST each day. This is a performance-oriented course, so expect to work hard all day with just a short stop to grab some lunch. If you plan to travel home by air on the last day, please be prepared to stay in class until 5:00pm. If you have any special travel requirements or limitations, don't hesitate to ask.



2905 Dogtown Road

Carbon Hill, AL, 35549


Renting a Rifle

Steyr rental rifles are available for a reasonable fee to be used during the course (fee depending on models, calibers and configuration). Match ammunition is included with the rental. Please let us know after you purchase the course which rifle you would like to rent (if applicable).

Required equipment

Minimum Equipment List (MEL)

This course is the perfect place to put your own equipment to the test. We encourage you to bring your own equipment and see if it is up to the task.

  • Rifle (heavy barrel, 24" minimum) zeroed at your preferred zero distance. Must have consistent sub-MOA performance and achieve supersonic flight at 1 mile. Recommended calibers are .300 WM, RUMs, wildcats and .338 LM, but some high speed 6.5mm are accepted as well.

  • 100 rounds of your preferred ammunition

  • High power rifle scope at least 25X (Tactical scopes with ranging reticle preferred)

  • Ballistic software (smartphone, PDA or Laptop based)

  • Laser Range Finder (recommended one per team)

  • Shooting mat

  • Personal shooting head gear

  • Personal rifle and scope tools

  • Personal cleaning equipment

  • Notebook and writing utensils

  • Personal shooting logbook (Steyr Logbook included in tuition)

  • Hearing and Eye Protection (electronic protection recommended)

  • Clothing appropriate for the weather, including rain gear (we shoot rain or shine, in cold or hot weather)

  • Drinks (non-alcoholic) and lunch for each day

optional equipment



  • Reticle equipped spotting scope and tripod

  • Anemometer (Kestrel with DA)

  • Knee and Elbow Pads

  • Insect Repellent and Sun Block