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Aug 31, 2018

Last episode we covered range safety, today we're going to talk about three things you need to understand to shoot a stage successfully. Cover, fault lines, and tactical priority.
 
IDPA is a game based on defensive shooting techniques and scenarios. So the use of cover and tactical priority are important in the real...


Aug 31, 2018

We previously covered a basic overview of how a match runs, divisions and classes, how scoring works, and what equipment you need to get started. Today we are going to talk about what happens between the berms in more detail.  And today the focus is on safety. 
 
Colonel Cooper's 4 Rules of Gun Safety
1. Treat all guns...


Aug 31, 2018

Today we are continue our intro-to-IDPA series with a review of matches, divisions and classifications. 
 
First we're going to touch on how matches are defined.  The small, local club matches are called Tier 1 matches.  This doesn't mean that only Tier 1 special ops types are allowed to shoot them.  Matches are defined...


Aug 31, 2018

One of the perceived drawbacks of IDPA as a sport is the complexity of it’s rules. Go on any IDPA forum or FB group and you will find long discussions of the minutia of the rules and it doesn’t help that there have been three rulebooks in a span of something like five years. The last rulebook, the 2017 version,...


Aug 31, 2018

Welcome to out very first episode.
 
In today's episode we are going to talk about what IDPA is and what this podcast is all about.
 
The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) was founded in 1996 based on defensive pistol techniques and "real world" self-defense scenarios. The founders of IDPA believed that...