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P.P.C.

Police Pistol Combat at the Marksmen Club is a great way to relax and enjoy the comraderie of civilian  competitors. This sport offers a competitive enviroment for those who want to improve  their shooting skills, while still maintaning a relaxed enviroment for those that just like to hit the target while learning to shoot with either hand in a variety of positions. Take a moment to read the course of fire shown below and you will understand what we mean.

Indoor P.P.C., or Police Pistol Combat, is a standard "1200 match" consisting of firing 120 rounds, in 8 stages. P.P.C. is revolver "friendly" sport, however some matches are shot with stock semi-auto pistols.

Specialized training is required to shoot a P.P.C. match

 

 Minimum equipment required:

  • Handgun (usually a six-shot revolver of .32 calibre or above, but semi-auto's (of .35 calibre or above) are fine too)
  • Holster (must be "strong-side", no cross draw or shoulder rigs)
  • 4 speed loaders for revolver or 4 magazines for semi-auto
  • A loading tray (for charging revolver speed loaders)
  • A bucket or tray spent brass
  • At least 3 Belt mounted speed loader or magazine holders for at least three items
  • Eye and ear protection
  • At least 120 rounds of ammunition, preferably light target loads. Hi powered loads are specifically disallowed.

The "1200" Course of Fire;

Stage 1: @ 7 Yards - Double Action - 12 Shots standing without support position.  Twenty Seconds, time starts with loaded gun in holster and includes reloading for the second 6 shot string.  Fired on B27 Target.

Stage 2: @ 20 Yards - Double Action - 6 Shots kneeling; 6 shots standing, left hand with support, 6 shots standing right hand with support.  Ninety Seconds, time starts with loaded gun in holster and includes reloading.  Fired on B27 Target.

Stage 3: @ 20 Yards - Double Action - 6 Shots standing without support position.  Twelve Seconds, time starts with loaded gun in holster no barricade or other support is used.   Fired on B27 Target

Stage 4: @ 20 Yards - Single or Double Action - 6 Shots sitting; 6 Shots Prone; 6 shots standing, left hand with support, 6 shots standing right hand with support.  Two Minutes and 45  Seconds, time starts with loaded gun in holster and includes reloading.  Fired on B34 Target

Stage 1 though 4 are then repeated

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