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Performance shooting based around the utilization of a traditional two gun set-up (carbine and pistol). This is a mechanics course focused on using the rifle/carbine and pistol inside of 50 yards.


Location: Altoona PD Indoor Range, 900 Venbury Dr, Suite B, Altoona, IA 50009


Topics Covered:

- Effective Zero's

- Ballistic Considerations

- Performance Fundamentals and Structure

- Effective Recoil Management

- Drawing the Pistol

- Transitioning Systems

- Reloading the Carbine and Considerations

- Multiple Round Engagements


Class Requirements


All students MUST have safe gun handling skills prior to attending a course. Students must possess a basic level of firearms knowledge and marksmanship ability. 

  • At a minimum, each student should be able to safely shoot 10 rounds at 7 yards and hit an 8 inch circle 8/10 times on demand.


Handgun: 400 Rounds


  • Sharpie
  • Operational Pistol  (While we don't require a specific size or type, it is highly recommended that you do not bring a sub-compact firearm)   
  • 3 magazines or the ability to have 30-45 rounds immediately at your disposal.
  • Belt mounted holster suitable for everyday carry or competition.  (Shoulder holsters, Sherpa, "Versa-Carry," or any holster that does not fully cover the trigger are not permitted.)
  • A way to carry a minimum of 1 magazines on your person (Magazine pouches are highly recommended)
  • Belt
  • Hearing and Eye protection (wrap around eye protection recommended)
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing


Rifle/Carbine: 600 Rounds


  • Sharpie
  • Rifle/Carbine with your preferred zero. Pistol Caliber Carbines are acceptable. (We will discuss and confirm your zero in class)
  • Sling – must allow you to move freely with the carbine.  Sling must keep the muzzle in a safe direction (straight up or straight down) when in a stored position. It is recommended that you have a single point or two point sling. AVOID three point slings.
  • 3 magazines
  • A way to carry at least 1 magazine on the body (Belt mounted magazine pouches are highly recommended. Plate carriers or chest rigs are acceptable, but not recommended as a primary way to carry ammunition.
  • Eye and hearing protection (wrap around each eye protection is recommended)
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing
  • Notebook (You're going to really want this during our zero section)


November 8-10, 2024 / Two Gun Performance / Altoona, IA

Excluding Sales Tax
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