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Ryan Cleckner served as a special operations sniper team leader with the U.S. Army’s elite 1st Ranger Bn. on multiple combat deployments. Ryan is a graduate of the premier Special Operations Target Interdiction Course (SOTIC), among other military training courses, and has taught snipers and police sharpshooters from around the world. Ryan has a series of online instructional videos known for their ability to explain complex topics in a simple and digestible way. Ryan is currently a firearms industry professional and an attorney.

Ryan

   Cleckner

Ryan Cleckner served as a special operations sniper team leader with the U.S. Army’s elite 1st Ranger Bn. on multiple combat deployments. Ryan is a graduate of the premier Special Operations Target Interdiction Course (SOTIC), among other military training courses, and has taught snipers and police sharpshooters from around the world. Ryan has a series of online instructional videos known for their ability to explain complex topics in a simple and digestible way. Ryan is currently a firearms industry professional and an attorney.

Long Range Shooting Handbook

#1 Bestelling Book on Amazon for 10 straight months!

This book is the complete beginner’s guide to long range shooting written in simple every-day language so that it’s easy to follow. Included are personal tips and best advice from Ryan Cleckner’s years of special operations sniper schooling and experience, and as a sniper instructor.  If you are an experienced shooter, this guide will be a resource covering the principles and theory of long range shooting.

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Ryan M. Cleckner

Ryan M. Cleckner

Attorney/Author

Ryan M. Cleckner is a problem-solver and firearms expert who became an attorney so that he could help protect gun owners and the firearms industry.

Cleckner, a former special operations sniper team leader in the U.S. Army’s 1st Ranger Battalion, is a combat veteran with multiple deployments overseas. Following his service, Cleckner became a sniper instructor and competitive shooter. He has appeared numerous times on the History Channel’s “Top Shot” program as a featured sniper expert, he has a series of popular online firearm instructional and demonstration videos, and is currently writing a book on long-range shooting.

After his service, Cleckner attended Quinnipiac University School of Law as a Dean’s Scholar where he graduated with honors. As a firearms industry executive he has managed federal government relations for the firearms industry’s trade association (NSSF), established and managed the compliance department for the industry’s largest firearm and ammunition manufacturer as a Vice President of Remington Outdoor Company (Remington, Marlin, AAC, Bushmaster, DPMS, Barnes, and others), and has served as a board member on the Sporting Arms Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI).

Cleckner is known in the firearms industry as a firearm law subject matter expert. As an advocate for the firearms industry, Cleckner has established a strong relationship and great reputation with the ATF and its senior leadership. Let him help you by finding, preventing, and solving problems.

1 year, 16,000+ copies, $1,000’s to charity

The Long Range Shooting Handbook has been published for one year - here's the results:  Over 16,000 copies have been sold and thousands of dollars have been raised for military charities.  Your support has been absolutely amazing!    The Sua Sponte Foundation and the...

The “El Cheapo” Rifle Contest

My cousin, Jason Cleckner, and I decided to hold a rifle building competition. He had just finished building his precision AR-15 rifle and he was eager to start another project. His plan was to build a budget AR-15 and I told him he was crazy - surely you could buy a...

Still on top!

Thanks to your overwhelming support, the Long Range Shooting Handbook has been in the number #1 Best Seller spot on Amazon for its category every month for 8 straight months!  I thank you and the two charities who get 25% of the book's proceeds, the Special Operations...

Remington R51

Remington R51 Remington just sent me an R51 for review.  I'm taking it out to the range soon to put it through its paces! Rating Fit Finish Function Accuracy Reliability Aesthetics Ease of Use Cost Remington R51 review continued... Specifications Make: Remington...

1 year, 16,000+ copies, $1,000’s to charity

The Long Range Shooting Handbook has been published for one year - here's the results:  Over 16,000 copies have been sold and thousands of dollars have been raised for military charities.  Your support has been absolutely amazing!    The Sua Sponte Foundation and the...

The “El Cheapo” Rifle Contest

My cousin, Jason Cleckner, and I decided to hold a rifle building competition. He had just finished building his precision AR-15 rifle and he was eager to start another project. His plan was to build a budget AR-15 and I told him he was crazy - surely you could buy a...

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5543 Edmondson Pike
Nashville, TN 37211

629-777-6232

Ryan’s Listening…Really

Ryan reads and responds to every email sent through this site.  Please be patient, however, as he’s a little too busy at times.

Whether you’ve got a question about a current project of Ryan’s, an idea/request for a new project, or a complaint/gripe/compliment, don’t hesitate to reach out.  You can use the contact form above (best option) or the contact information below.

Contact Info

5543 Edmondson Pike
Nashville, TN 37211

629-777-6232