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Offline Henry Foxall

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"Adaptive?"
« on: April 25, 2016, 08:16:21 PM »
(If posted in the wrong area, please forgive and repost as required.)

I have a question concerning "Adaptive Appleseed."

A close friend was scheduled to attend this past AS in Ramseur, but medical conditions precluded his attending (he is currently being worked up for possible MS).

He asked me today what the possibility was of attending AS anyway, paying the full ticket price, even if simply for the instruction and lessons in history. He states he would not wish to endanger anyone, and would likely not pursue the Rifleman's patch, as he is now using a walker and some positions (as well as time constraints) would be problematic.

I told him I would immediately get this posted to see if there is anything we can do for him.

Thanks!
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Re: "Adaptive?"
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2016, 09:19:46 PM »
Adaptive means that we will make every reasonable and SAFE adjustment needed to accommodate a person. This includes modified positions, benches, rests.... As long as it is SAFE in the eyes of the Shoot Boss we can accommodate your friend.

I have had people in wheel chairs firing off bags on a bench as well as a young man with muscle control issues firing a rifle tied down to prevent accidental sweeps.

Come. You will be taken care of.

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Offline Henry Foxall

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Re: "Adaptive?"
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2016, 09:23:06 AM »
TY Two Clicks. Will pass along and get his kit together. Stay safe!
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Re: "Adaptive?"
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2016, 12:30:35 PM »
According to our standard policy, adaptive shooter shoot free.
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Offline Henry Foxall

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Re: "Adaptive?"
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2016, 10:27:07 AM »
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“Tell the men to fire faster and not give up the ship. Fight her till she sinks!”(Attributed to Captain James Lawrence, USS Chesapeake v HMS Shannon, June 1st, 1813)

The ship is sinking - bailers needed. Apply here!

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Re: "Adaptive?"
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2016, 02:05:37 AM »
Please contact the Shootboss ahead of time.  They will be better prepared and things will run much smoother.

Your friend will have a memorable and positive experience.
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Re: "Adaptive?"
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2016, 09:13:14 PM »
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“Tell the men to fire faster and not give up the ship. Fight her till she sinks!”(Attributed to Captain James Lawrence, USS Chesapeake v HMS Shannon, June 1st, 1813)

The ship is sinking - bailers needed. Apply here!