<<July 2014>>


Where The Professionals Train

Introduction to International Defensive Pistol Association Competition

Introduction to IDPA Competition

Duration: 2 days / 16 hours

  • How to safely compete in an IDPA match
  • What equipment works best
  • 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)
  • Scenario/ Stage strategy
  • Drawing from concealment
  • Shooting on the move
  • Use of cover in IDPA
  • Emergency reloads
  • Tactical reloads
  • Single hand techniques
  • Flashlight techniques

Estimated round count:  600 rounds (100 rounds must be frangible)

For Epping, NH courses, non-toxic, non-jacketed FRANGIBLE pistol ammunition may be required.  Ammunition is available for purchase at the Epping facility only. Call for details.

Equipment List:
  • Pistol or revolver
  • 5 magazines or speedloaders minimum
  • Belt mounted, dominant side straight-drop Kydex holster
  • Magazine/ ammunition Pouches
  • Handheld flashlight
  • Sturdy Belt at least 1.5” wide
  • Concealment jacket or vest
  • Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning
  • Casual, comfortable civilian clothing suitable for training in any weather
  • Hydration system 
  • Sunscreen and bugspray
  • Hat with a brim
  • Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses or non-shattering prescription glasses
  • Earmuffs and earplugs

Tuition includes the following:
  • Course manual
  • IDPA classification
  • Free loan of any needed equipment (SIG SAUER pistols, rifles*, holsters, safety equipment, etc.) [*Epping only]
  • 20% discount on genuine SIG SAUER parts and accessories from the Academy Pro Shop purchased during the course.
  • 20% discount on future course tuition if you register during the course (Guest Instructor courses excluded)