Pistol Marksmanship 101 – Nov 18th

What:  This 4 hour pistol shooting class will be a for fine tuning the basics of marksmanship with a handgun.  We will progress from the very basics improving your fundamentals into starting to push speed vs accuracy.  We will also explore two hand vs one hand shooting. This is open to members and their family.  Spots will be limited so before paying please contact Scott Sampson at Instructor@airfieldshootingclub.org to reserve your spot today. When: Nov 18, 1 to 5 pm Details: We will cover the following: Review of Fundamentals (30 min): Aiming (sight picture/sight alignment/focus) Trigger control (where to place finger/how to press) Breath Control Hold control – (grip) Follow Thorough Precision shooting – slow fire (two handed) (45 min ~80 rounds): Work on shooting tight groups focusing on fundamentals – targets at 10 or 15’ Blank target Then a NRA qual target – complete a qual level Then an AP2 target – just to give a target for them to look at (when we don’t them to focus on it Dot target – Challenge drill One handed shooting – Slow fire (45 min ~40 rounds) – target at 10 or 15’ Shoot the NRA qualification target again one handed …

Only 7 Spots Left for Women On Target (Oct 28th)

Only 7 spots left before we start putting folks on the wait list.  Don’t be Tardy to the Party! Women On target Event at Airfield Shooting Club in Wakefield Virgina! The event is being hosted by Airfield Shooting Club. This one to be held on Oct 28th. So why attend this one? We are doing this a little different with a more opportunities than we have done in the past. Attendees will have the opportunity to take beginner classes in Shotgun, Rifle, Archery and either a Beginner OR Advanced Pistol (you cannot do both). In addition, this session we will also offer an emergency medical session that you can go to instead of one of the sessions above! We have some exciting changes we are trying to implement in this session to make it better than it was. Please do not wait to sign up and pay! We are expecting a large turn out so spots will fill up quickly. Please visit our web site to see more and register. https://airfieldshootingclub.org/women-on-target/

Women On Target – Oct 28th!

Good Evening, We have another Women On target Event!  This one to be held on Oct 28th at Airfield Shooting club.  So why attend this one? We are doing this a little different with a more opportunities. Attendees will have the opportunity to take beginner classes in Shotgun, Rifle, Archery and either a Beginner OR Advanced Pistol (you cannot do both).  In addition, this session we will also offer an emergency medical session that you can go to instead of one of the sessions above! We have some exciting changes we are trying to implement in this session to make it better than it was. Please do not wait to sign up and pay!  We are expecting a large turn out so spots will fill up quickly. Please visit our web site to see more and register. https://airfieldshootingclub.org/women-on-target/ Respectfully, Scott Sampson Chief Instructor ASC #762

Trap an Skeet RSOs Needed Sept 23rd

We are in need of two RSOs for a Peninsula Community Chapel Mens Retreat.  I will need an RSO for the Trap Field and one for the Skeet Field.  It is anticipated to meet 3 service hours. The event will run form 10-12 but require 30 min setup and clean up on each side. Each RSO is required to be qualified to open and operate the fields.  If you have a current combination and RFID card, you are qualified. If interested please contact the Scott Sampson at Instructor@airfieldshootingclub.org. Thank you! Scott

Shotgun RSOs need for the 5th!

Need some service hours?  Like Ducks Unlimited?  Been qualified to open the shotgun range?  Then we need you! I need two volunteers to support a Duck’s Unlimited event being held on our skeet field August 5th.   It will run from 2 until 4:30PM.  I need someone that can open the shotgun range up for them.  The Center will provide them a card for clays. If available please contact Scott Sampson at Instructor@airfieldshootingclub.org. Thank you! Scott    

Election Results

We had 35 members (including board members) present for this morning’s election breakfast. The results have been tallied & certified and your new board for the next year is as follows: President: Art Schoner Vice President: Tim Drewry Secretary: Lena Eljaiek Treasurer: Kirk Culpepper Maintenance Officer: Cory Allen Chief Instructor: Scott Sampson Shotgun Director: Brenda Norton Webmaster: Kyle McClammy Newsletter Editor: Tom Sanford Assistant Secretary: Vacant Provost: Mark Fitzmorris Orientation Director: Gregg Shelton Director: Dale Mullin Director: Mark Lawler Director: Taylor Strickland Director: Fletcher Dunton Director: Frank Sanders Congratulations to all the new/remaining board members.

Advanced Pistol Class – Sign up now!!!!!

ASC is hosting a Combative Handgun Course offered by Dave Jenkins from Rochester Personal Defense, Sept 23 & 24.  This course was developed and taught by Dave Spaulding before he retired.  Dave Jenkins is one of the few instructors that Dave Spaulding certified and recommends to teach his material! This 2 day course is $450 for members and $500 for non-members.  All payments are due no later than 15 August!   To register please contact Scott Sampson at Instructor@airfieldshootingclub.org This is a great opportunity!!!! Description: This course takes the handgun from a sporting, plinking, or recreational implement, to a tool of combat- to be ready and willing to fight if avoidance and evasion fail. The purpose of this course is to build solid essential skills (grip, trigger control, body position, holster skills, reloads, malfunction clearances, etc.) and put them in the fight! Students will be trained to anchor and improve these essential skills under set time frames established in six (6) standards that will be shot during the course combining speed and combat accuracy. This is not a course for the brand new shooter. You must have a good foundation of skills (grip, stance, sighting, trigger operation) and a desire …

Combative Handgun Class Deadline Is Approaching

ASC is hosting a Combative Handgun Course offered by Dave Jenkins from Rochester Personal Defense, Sept 23 & 24.  This course was developed and taught by Dave Spaulding before he retired.  Dave Jenkins is one of the few instructors that Dave Spaulding certified and recommends to teach his material! This 2 day course is $450 for members and $500 for non-members.  All payments are due no later than 15 August!   To register please contact Scott Sampson at Instructor@airfieldshootingclub.org This is a great opportunity!!!! Description: This course takes the handgun from a sporting, plinking, or recreational implement, to a tool of combat- to be ready and willing to fight if avoidance and evasion fail. The purpose of this course is to build solid essential skills (grip, trigger control, body position, holster skills, reloads, malfunction clearances, etc.) and put them in the fight! Students will be trained to anchor and improve these essential skills under set time frames established in six (6) standards that will be shot during the course combining speed and combat accuracy. This is not a course for the brand new shooter. You must have a good foundation of skills (grip, stance, sighting, trigger operation) and a desire …

WOT – 10 June! Sign up Now!

June 10th, 2023 – Calling all Ladies!  Join us for Women on Target!   All women, ages 12+ are welcome and encouraged to come out to experience firearm education in a safe and supportive environment.  This women only event will cover education in pistol, shotgun, rifle and archery.  The cost is $65/person this year and will be inclusive of all firearms, ammo and lunch at the Conference Center. Women will benefit from one-on-one instruction with certified instructors in each discipline.  Participants will receive materials and a certificate of participation. This is a fantastic event for those women that have never held a firearm before to maybe those that have experience in a discipline but not another. Don’t wait, spots are limited.  Sign up here Today! ASC Women on Target 2023 Flyer

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