Intro to Competition Shooting


Are you ready to take your shooting skills to the next level and delve into the exciting world of competitive shooting? Join us at Main Line Armory for our “Intro to Competitive Shooting” course, where you’ll be guided by the expertise of Master Level IDPA and USPSA Shooter, Andy Margolin.

Key Curriculum Highlights: 

  1. Understanding the Game: In the first part of the course, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the competitive shooting world. Learn about the rules, scoring, and strategies of popular competitions like IDPA (International Defensive Pistol Association) and USPSA (United States Practical Shooting Association). Andy Margolin will share his extensive knowledge and experiences to give you a solid foundation in the sport.
  2. Target Transitions: The second part of the course focuses on honing your skills in transitioning between targets swiftly and accurately. Improve your target acquisition, sight alignment, and trigger control as you engage multiple targets with precision. Mastering target transitions is essential for success in competitive shooting, and Andy will provide valuable insights and practical drills to help you excel.
  3. In and Out of Positions: In the final segment, you’ll learn the art of moving efficiently in and out of various shooting positions. Whether it’s moving between cover, advancing, or retreating, Andy will guide you through the techniques and strategies to navigate challenging courses of fire with confidence. Gain a competitive edge by mastering the nuances of positional shooting.

Who Should Attend:

This course is open to shooters of moderate skill levels who are interested in exploring the world of competitive shooting or improving their existing competitive skills. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced shooter, Andy Margolin’s expertise and personalized instruction will help you reach your goals.


Participants must bring the following:

  • Their own firearm
  • OWB firearm and magazine holsters
  • Eye and ear protection
  • At least three magazines
  • 200 rounds
  • Sturdy belt

Join us for an exhilarating journey into the world of competitive shooting with Andy Margolin as your guide. Discover the thrill of competition and elevate your shooting abilities in this comprehensive “Intro to Competitive Shooting” course at Main Line Armory. Secure your spot today and get ready to take your shooting to new heights!




2.5 Hours

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