Beginner Action Shooting USPSA rules

Date: 
Repeats every year 1 times . Also includes Sun Oct 02 2022.
Sunday, October 3, 2021 - 7:30am
Sunday, October 2, 2022 - 7:30am

USPSA RULES

 

BEGINNER ACTION SHOOTING

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This class is designed to reinforce the skills taught in Introduction to Action Shooting, and add an “Introduction” to a broader set of action shooting related shooting skills, including the concept of “Economy of Motion”, and movement through a shooting challenge. Ideal Students are those who want to improve match skills beyond basics and/or increase handgun handling skills, speed and accuracy into higher speed handgun shooting.

HANDGUN MUST ARRIVE AT RANGE UNLOADED AND MAGAZINES OUT, handgun in a zippered pistol case or original box and separate from magazines and ammunition.

ITEMS NEEDED

  1. Handgun;

  2. 3 magazines (or 3 speedloaders, if revolver) minimum, 5 is ideal;

  3. Zippered, or original case for handgun;

  4. Range bag (may be any small bag, briefcase or other container that zips or snaps closed, does not have to be a

    bag specifically made for shooting) capable of holding handgun in the zippered case or original box, magazines,

    ammunition and accessories separate from the handgun;

  5. 300 rounds of ammunition, same caliber as handgun;

  6. Eye Protection;

  7. Hearing Protection;

  8. Belt Holster for the handgun, holster must attach to belt and/or waist of pants or shorts and must cover the

    trigger guard of the handgun completely;

  9. One dual magazine pouch and/or speedloader pouch minimum, 2 is optimal;

  10. Shorts or pants with belt loops;

  11. Heavy/wide belt suitable to hold holster and mag pouches/speedloaders;

  12. Closed toed shoes such as sneakers, hiking shoes and/or boots. No sandals or open toed shoes whatsoever;

  13. High Collar t-shirt – V necks and low cut shirts not permitted, to prevent ejected shell case burns;

  14. Baseball style hat or visor;

  15. Water, sunscreen, snacks, etc.

The class consists of the following:

SAFETY BRIEFING – REVIEW FROM INTRODUCTION CLASS

  • General Safety Rules

  • Safety Rules Unique to Action Shooting

    ➢ Finger off Trigger
    ➢ Muzzle Direction
    ➢ 180/Muzzle Safe Points ➢ Vertical muzzle direction ➢ SWEEPING
    ➢ Malfunctions
    ➢ Reloading

  • Range Commands ➢ Make Ready ➢ Are You Ready ➢ Standby

    ➢ STOP
    ➢ If Finished, Unload
    ➢ Show Clear
    ➢ If Clear, Slide Forward ➢ Trigger

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➢ Holster

➢ Range is Clear • Equipment Check

REVIEW OF FUNDAMENTALS

  • Safe and effective drawing, loading, reholstering, firing, unloading and showing clear and reholstering

  • Grip

  • Trigger Control

  • Sight Alignment

  • Reloading, Re-establishing grip

  • Overall accuracy

    IMPROVING DRAW TO FIRST SHOT TIME – Demand faster Hand Movement

  • Hand Movement

  • Hand Position

  • Punching Out

  • Breaking Shot at end of Punch Out

  • Dry Fire Exercises on this subject

    TARGET TRANSITIONS

  • Lateral Array

  • Near to Far Array

  • Split and Transition Tracking Sheet

  • Sight Lift in Recoil

  • Snapping to next Target

  • Slicing Pie 

    ➢ Eye Movement

    ➢ Foot Movement

  • Intro to Calling Shots

    INTRODUCTION TO MOVEMENT SKILLS

  • Draw to first shots and moving from static start position

  • Getting of the starting position while drawing on non-static start position

  • Moving out of Position

  • Movement between Positions

  • Moving into Positions

  • Ideal Body and Foot Positions

  • Slicing Pie in IDPA and Tactical

    REVIEW OF LESSONS
    DRY FIRE PRACTICE POINTS

Contact Joe Mitchell, jmmitchell.3@gmail.com

Class is free to club members, $45 for non-members

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