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Register Now for Gabby Franco’s ‘Introduction to Competitive Shooting for Women’ in Missouri

Join world-renowned firearms instructor Gabby Franco at her class in the Ozarks of Missouri, “Introduction to Competitive Shooting for Women,” on Sat., Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Gabby will be teaching a men’s class on Sun., Oct. 25.
6 -Hour Class
8 Students max.
**This is not a class for beginners**

Screen Shot 2015-09-29 at 3.53.20 PMThis class is intended to give a clear understanding of the basic techniques of competitive shooting, mind-set, gear, safety while moving with a loaded firearms, etc.

This class will cover the following:
– Review of proper shooting techniques
– Draw from the holster
– Mag changes
– Lateral movement while shooting
– Forward movement
…and more…


(Sara Ahrens photo)

Please bring the following to the class:

– Semi-auto pistol: Full size.
– Caliber: Preferably 9mm but it is not mandatory.
– At least 3 spare magazines.
– OWB holster (preferably kydex with no retention).
– Magazine pouches: 2 double or 4 single.
– 300 rounds (in some classes we might not use all the ammo).
– Hat
– Eye and ear protection
– Comfortable shoes (tennis shoes)
– Crew-neck shirts (no “V” neck shirts)
– Water
– Snacks
– Bring a Speed loader, portable chair


(Gabby Franco photo)

Register here.


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