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Practicing Real World Handgun


Defensive pistol shooting as a sport is the use of practical equipment to solve simulated “real world” self-defense scenarios. IDPA is becoming one of the most competitive of the shooting sports and also one of the most economical. Shooters competing in Defensive Pistol events are required to use practical handguns and holsters that are truly suitable for self-defense use. No “competition only” equipment is permitted in Defensive Pistol matches since the main goal is to test the skill and ability of an individual, not his or her equipment or gamesmanship.

Practices are held on Thursdays from 7:00pm to 10:00 pm.

Saraspa IDPA New Member Requirements

IDPA continues to grow at SaraSpa and new members are welcomed. New members must be certified by attending one IDPA practice and a safety orientation course prior to participating. IDPA practices are held on Thursday evenings 7:00pm to 10:00pm. If you are interested in learning more about IDPA or reserving your space for new member observations and safety orientation complete the below two steps:

*3/10/24 NOTICE: New Member Orientations are paused May - October due to traveling for match season. If you are interested in attending a fall session, please complete steps 1 and 2 below.  We will contact you in October. 

1. Email our new member coordinators Dave and Margaret Bell at and

2. Click here to be added to our list of interested participants

During the course you will need the following:

  • Valid NYS pistol permit
  • A pistol which conforms to the IDPA equipment rules. Refer to the IDPA Regulations below. .22 caliber pistols are not allowed for competition. Most over the counter pistols, .38, 9 mm, .45, .40 cal are permitted.
  • Hip holster that covers the trigger guard (refer to the IDPA Regulations below)
  • 3 spare magazines
  • Eye & ear protection
  • Ammunition (.22 caliber pistols are not allowed for competition)

IDPA Regulations: 

International Defensive Pistol Association (

SaraSpa IDPA Local Matches

SaraSpa IDPA is pleased to host IDPA Tier 1 Matches, monthly from May through October. For match information and registration, please visit

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Physical Address:

170 Porter Corners Rd

 Greenfield Center, NY 12833

Mailing Address:

SaraSpa Rod and Gun Club

PO Box 222

Greenfield Center, NY 12833 


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