This course builds on the skillset from the IDPA Intermediate course.

Action shooting sports have unique skills sets that the average “square range” shooter may not posses.  This course will teach students the necessary skills to improve their performance in action shooting sports.

Course Goal

To teach the advanced skills required for students to advance in the sport of IDPA



Stage Preparation and Analysis

  • Stage Components
  • Stage Economics
  • Mental Management

Stage Initiation Skills

  • Shooters Box
  • Starting at a Barricade
  • Gun on table / in box
  • Pick up guns

Entering and Exiting Shooting Positions

  • Barricades
  • Objects (Barrels, Cars, Boxes)
  • Ports
  • Kneeling
  • Prone

Stage Mechanics

  • Sequencing Multiple Targets
  • Plate Racks and Pepper Poppers
  • Barricades (stationary shooting positions)
  • Other (Low Cover, Barrels etc.)
  • El Prez and other drills


  • Eye and ear protection
  • A reliable defensive pistol (that you are comfortable shooting)
  • A belt or paddle mounted strong-side holster
  • A quality belt
  • 3 magazines or speed-loaders
  • 2 magazine / speed-loader pouches
  • 300 rounds of ammunition
  • Range appropriate footwear and clothing
  • Hydration (water)


  • Sun Screen
  • Bug Spray
  • Weather appropriate clothing (rain gear, cold weather gear)
  • Beverages / Snacks


The class is be open to everyone looking to improve their shooting skills, but it is suggested that you have mastered the foundational skills for IDPA

Time Commitment

6 hours 


Private Training $275.00
Group Training $225.00
Audit / Alumni Do Over $75.00