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Milo and Shepard Ranges                                                                                                        


Holster Course

When: TBA

Where: Shepard Range

Cost: $0 for Members

Holster Course Information:

We will be running holster courses at no charge for members during the week in the evenings starting in April.

Please email the Pistol Director with the full names and member numbers of interested participants, as well as what firearm they plan to use. We will contact you with details and availability.

Please see the PDF for course information and requirements.

Holster Course Information

Black Badge

When: TBA

Where: Milo

Cost: TBD

Duration (must attend both days):

Saturday: Milo, 8:00am - 5:00pm. Open book exam.

Sunday: Milo, 8:00am - 5:00pm

What to bring:

Lunch, Snacks and Water on Saturday and Sunday.


  • 9mm or larger caliber handgun (usually 9mm Para, .357 Sig, 38 Super, .40 S&W, 45 ACP, etc)
  • 4 to 6 magazines to fit the caliber and model of handgun
  • Belt to accommodate the holster and spare magazine pouches
  • Holster that is worn on the belt, no drop leg holsters allowed (Serpa style holsters are prohibited)
  • Spare magazine pouches, preferably open topped (no snaps) to carry the spare magazines
  • 600 rounds ammunition (minimum) to get through both days of shooting
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Good boots or track shoes for uneven terrain and/or wet conditions
  • Hat to keep off sun and block spent brass from hitting you in the eye
  • Water or other non-alcoholic beverages to last the day
  • Lunch as we take lunch at the range so we can continue with the course
  • Sun screen
  • Bug repellent
  • Chair (to sit down between exercises, optional)
  • Brass bag to pick up brass (optional, but picking brass is mandatory per range rules)

Need at least 8 students to run the course

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