Intro to Competitive Handgun Shooting

An introduction to competitive handgun shooting. Includes safety, an overview of rules, fundamentals, how to live/dry fire train, how to prepare for the match, and how to build a training program.

Travis is a multiple world and national IPSC and USPSA champion. He's an Army Veteran and former member of the US Army Marksmanship Unit. Prior to founding his training academy, Travis served as the Team Captain of Remington Arms. He has been featured and prominently starred on TV's MythBusters, Shooting USA, Gallery of Guns, and a host of other shows.

​One of the most dynamic and engaging teachers in the industry, Travis has coached and mentored many of today's top shooters to remarkable success – including numerous national championship victories. As a student of the game, he constantly strives to advance the art and science of high-performance marksmanship.

​The heart of Travis' teaching philosophy is driven by a passion to help shooters evolve into the best they
can be. He has extensive experience teaching a variety of students in many segments, including competition, self-defense, beginners, as well as military and law enforcement. He possesses a unique ability to tailor his instruction to suit a wide array of skill levels.



Nov 20 2021


8:00 am - 1:00 pm






Travis Tomasie

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Firearms Transfers

Transfer Fees

Members: $10/firearm

Non-Members: $25/firearm

Important Notes
  • We MUST receive your transferring dealer’s FFL. If we do not, there will be an additional $10 charge per item and your transfer WILL BE DELAYED.
  • When your item arrives, WE WILL CONTACT YOU. Please make sure your dealer includes your information in the shipment.
  • DO NOT COME IN without hearing from us. Doing so will delay the process for others and result in an additional charge.
  • If you are delayed or denied, you will still be responsible for the transfer fee at the time of the background check.
  • Hobbs Island Shooting Range WILL NOT TRANSFER a firearm of any kind without a current Alabama Driver’s License.
  • For HISR members, transfers for Class III items conducted without the use of Silencer Shop are available upon special request and start at $150.