This course builds on the skillset from the Shooting Sports Foundational Skills 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 intermediate skills required for students to advance in the sport of IDPA



Review of Marksmanship Fundamentals

  • Stance
  • Grip
  • Sight Picture
  • Trigger Control
  • Follow through

One Handed Shooting

  • Dominant Hand Only
  • Support Hand Only
  • Transfer Dominant to Support Hand

Shooting on the Move

  • Advancing
  • Retreating
  • Lateral

Acquiring Shooting Positions

  • Kneeling
  • Prone

Target Acquisition, Order and Transitions

  • Tactical Priority
  • Tactical Sequence
  • Barricade Order

Target Transitions

  • Sequencing Multiple Targets
  • Plate Racks and Pepper Poppers

Baseline Skill Times

  • Shooting from retention
  • Draw to first shot
  • Target Transitions
  • Splits


  • 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 a good grasp of the foundational skills for IDPA

Time Commitment

6 hours 


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