1701 Garretson Lane, Yakima, WA 98908 Phone: 509-571-1449 Tue-Sun: 11am to 7pm
The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) is the governing body of a shooting sport that simulates self-defense scenarios and real life encounters. It was founded in 1996 as a response to the desires of shooters worldwide. The organization now boasts membership of more than 20,000, including members in 50 foreign countries.
One of the unique facets of this sport is that it is geared toward the new or average shooter, yet is fun, challenging and rewarding for the experienced shooter. The founders developed the sport so that practical gear and practical guns may be used competitively. An interested person can spend a minimal amount on equipment and still be competitive.
Learn and practice combat pistol skills under time pressure and competitive scoring. You will safely draw from holster, shoot on the move and from cover, as well as engage multiple targets and no shoot decisions in scenarios not available while shooting in lanes.
A properly functioning, safe handgun, caliber .22 LR or larger
Three magazines (minimum 7 round capacity per magazine)
A strong-side belt holster that covers the trigger guard. Holsters must retain the firearm during any required movement, must cover the trigger of a holstered gun, must point to the ground when the firearm is holstered, and must be carried at belt level. Shoulder holsters, fanny packs, etc are not permissible.
a belt carrier for at least one magazine
a cover garment
eye and ear protection
100 rounds of ammunition
Course material and skill development is oriented toward IDPA matches, however, the skills and safety practices covered will apply equally well to the other handgun or multi-gun competitions.Speed and progression of training will depend on the number of students and their skill level though the basis of the course will always remain the same
Gun and gear rentals are available for use during class. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time of training to be fitted for proper firearm and gear needed for the class. All firearms rented must be accompanied by our ammo. No outside ammo is allowed through rental firearms.
COURSE COST - $175
*Registering for a class constitutes an agreement to attend the class in which you enroll. After your class enrollment tuition payments are not refundable, but those funds may be applied to a future class with at least one week’s advanced notification. Emergencies are handled on a case-by-case basis. Call with questions 509-571-1449 between 11a.m. and 7p.m. Tuesday-Sunday or email Chris@therangellc.com11a-4p
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