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OpSpec Training has not visited the San Antonio area in more than three years. With assistance from our local host, we’ve secured a new location just southwest of San Antonio at Blackhawk Shooting Range. We’ll be holding our very popular Practical Fundamentals class on March 16 & 17.

Max Michel has run a couple of classes at Blackhawk, and from what we've heard, he was pleased with the facility.

Blackhawk is located less than 45 minutes southwest of San Antonio’s River Walk in the city center, and about 45 minutes (drive time) southwest of San Antonio’s International Airport.

This is not a basic class. At minimum, students should have taken a basic handgun safety course and be confident with their firearm and gear. We expect students to have experience shooting on a line in a safe manner, including loading, reloading and drawing/shooting from the holster. Shooters with IDPA, USPSA, NRA Action Pistol, 3-Gun, law enforcement and military experience meet the program prerequisites.

Wondering about the OpSpec Training experience? READ OUR CLASS TESTIMONIALS (These student testimonials are specific to the Practical Fundamentals program.)

Practical Fundamentals
Using a building-block approach, Practical Fundamentals encourages students to focus on the process of running the gun, tamping down the emotional desire to see results on the target. By using a variety of dry fire and live fire exercises, students are brought through the fundamentals of marksmanship with a focus on trigger control to help the shooter make fast hits on small targets, on demand.

Instructors*: Jerry Jones & HR Hawkins

When: March 16 & 17, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day

Class size: Limited to 24 students, with a minimum of 12 students.

Tuition: $450, with a $225 deposit

Range Fees: $25, to be paid in cash directly to the range on the morning of March 16.

Local Host: Chris Gourley - Chris has hosted previous OpSpec Training classes in the San Antonio area.

Ammunition: Round count for Practical Fundamentals will be approximately 750 - 850 rounds

Important Links and Information

* Instructors listed for specific programs have committed to teach the class on those dates. Although we do not anticipate changes, travel delays, family emergencies or illness may result in instructor substitutions.

Where:
Blackhawk Shooting Range
12135 Jarratt Road
Atascosa, Texas 78002
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Where to Stay
Best Western Plus Lytle Inn & Suites is located about 15 minutes to the southwest on I-35 in Lytle. It has been suggested by the range owner as a good, local option. If you prefer to be closer to San Antonio, their are a variety of options both north and south of Lackland Airforce Base about 25 minutes away. If you’d like to stay at a location more convenient to and from the airport, there are many options along the western I-410 loop that encircles the city.

Food at Lunch Break
To ensure you get the most “bang for your buck” we keep lunch breaks to one hour. If you have the ability to bring your lunch, we suggest that you do that as food options for lunch are 10 to 20 minutes away. If you need to run out and get a quick meal, there is a Subway located about 15 minutes east of the range.

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Hey, everybody. I'm Chris, the local host. Feel free to ask if you have any questions about the facility or area.


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Hey Chris, will there be mud?


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Hey Chris, will there be mud?


I have a water truck on standby, just in case it doesn't rain. Wouldn't want you to feel out of your element down here. Wink

We've actually had a very wet summer. We never went past Stage 2 water restrictions, even with a few months near 100 degrees almost every day. I'm hoping that doesn't foretell another mud class.


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Do you know I still have brass from the 2012 class that has mud on it. I'm slowly processing through it.



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Do you know I still have brass from the 2012 class that has mud on it. I'm slowly processing through it.


Big Grin If it happens again this time, I'm investing in a wet tumbler (or a used washing machine)!!


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Great to see this coming to Texas.
 
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Great to see this coming to Texas.


Please do spread the word!


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Same weekend as Rangemaster Tactical Conference. Bummer.
 
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JAFO and JLJ--Glad this is coming back to the San Antonio area. Great class, highly recommended. I'm still working on perfecting what I learned in 2012!
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Bump for San Antonio!


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