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IDPA & IPSC Introduction (CS1)

Overview

Are you interested in getting into competitive shooting? This introduction level course is designed to give you a glimpse into the IDPA and IPSC styles of sports competition. Our instructors are experienced international competitors, who can help you decide what sport disciplines you'd like best.

This Course Includes

  • How to safely compete in an IPSC / IDPA match
  • What equipment works best
  • IPSC / IDPA rules and mindset
  • Techniques to improve your speed and accuracy
  • How to shoot the 90 round Classifier (and receive your IDPA Classification in the process)
  • Discussion on the IPSC Black Badge Course
  • Scenario/stage strategy
  • Drawing from concealment for IDPA
  • Shooting on the move and Use of cover
  • Emergency and Tactical reloads
  • Single hand techniques
  • Fun competitions
  • and much more

Special note

Please note that this not an officially sanctioned IDPA of IPSC Black Badge course. We limit our class size to a maximum of 12 students to give the highest level of attention.

Course fee

  • $295 + tax (ammo extra)

Students are responsible for bringing their own handgun, magazines, gun belt and holster for this competition oriented course.

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Prerequisites

  • A valid Restricted PAL – Your PAL # must be provided when registering.
  • Successful completion of HG1 or proof of previous formal handgun training

Equipment

Firearm

  • Semi-automatic handgun (no revolvers).
  • 3 or more magazines.
  • Belt mounted retention holster (kydex or leather).
    Not suitable: trigger finger-release or Serpa-style holsters, inside the waistband holsters and any cross-draw style holsters.
  • Minimum of 2 magazine pouches.
  • Rigid, sturdy belt (a proper gun belt is best).

Ammunition

  • Minimum of 300 rounds of ammunition.
  • Magnum calibers are not permitted. (ie. .357 mag, +P ammo etc..) and no steel jacketed ammunition. Copper full metal jacketed (FMJ) is acceptable.

Gear

  • Wraparound shooting glasses, ball cap and hearing protection.
  • Closed toe shoes that allow rapid moving and turning.
  • Clothing: Shirt should be form fitting at torso and cuffs as to not snag the equipment.
    No loose collars as stray brass can get stuck down your shirt.
  • Long pants, allowing easy movement.

Please provide sufficient advanced notice if any courtesy safety equipment is required from Silvercore.

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