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“Defensive Pistol Skills for Women with Rachel Maloney / OnSight Firearms Training

  • 10/02/2021
  • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Worcester Pistol & Rifle Club
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This course is designed to introduce the beginner or intermediate female shooter to defensive & accurate pistol shooting.

Start time is 9:00am. Students are expected to arrive no later than 8:30am for set up and range safety briefing.



Rachel Maloney is a co-founder and instructor with OnSight Firearms Training. Growing up in Massachusetts, she found a love for Olympic Indoor Archery early on and rose to claim the state championship for her age group at 13. It was this dedication she carried over to every part of her life, moving to firearms shortly after college. Through the years, she has been fortunate enough to train with top-tier firearms instructors, edged-weapon instructors, and martial arts instructors. Along with firearms, she is a dedicated martial artist and instructor, leading martial arts and self-defense courses since 2010. Rachel’s coaching philosophy is just that: she wants to see her student succeed and approaches her role as a true coach. Taking to the range the skills learned from years of working with people of all ages, genders, and personalities to overcome in a physical confrontation, it’s her goal to see her students grow and learn the skills to be confident in their training with firearms.

Rachel has trained with and learned from some of the best in the firearms training industry: Steve Tarani, Kelly Venden & Criterion Tactical, Paul Sharp, Dave Harrington, Mike Janich, Steve Fisher, Scott Ballard, John McGregor, SigSauer Academy, William April, Craig Douglas & Shivworks, Scott Reidy, Dark Angel Medical, Alex Hartmann & Ridgeline, John Murphy & FPF Training, Scott “Jedi” Jedlinski & Modern Samurai Project, Raven Firearms Training, Ashton Ray and 360 Performance Shooting, Protective Shooting Concepts, Chris Fry & MDTS Training, Tom Givens, Pat MacNamara & TMACS, and many more.

» Rangemaster Certified Firearms Instructor
» NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
» NRA Certified Shotgun Instructor
» NRA Certified Rifle Instructor
» NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officer
» NRA Certified Personal Protection in the Home Instructor
» Utah Certified Concealed Firearm instructor
» Sig Sauer Certified M16/M4/AR-15 Armorer
» Sig Sauer Certified 1911 Armorer
» Tactical Combat Casualty Care Certified
» Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Certified
» CPR/ AED Certified


– Range orientation

– Firearms safety

– Concealed Carry considerations

– Concealed Carry gear discussion

– Ready positions

– Drawing and re-holstering techniques

– Garment Clearing

– Warm-up drills

– Reloading techniques and malfunction clearance drills

– Search & scan / situational awareness

– Level Change drills

– Engaging multiple targets

– Single hand techniques

– Offside engagement

– Decision-making

– Course wrap-up



-Quality functional semi-automatic pistol

-5 magazines minimum

-Minimum of 400 rounds of brass cased ammunition (no steel cased ammunition)

– 5 rounds of dummy ammunition

-Belt mounted, dominant side or appendix carry holster —PLEASE NO flimsy nylon or cloth holsters. NO BLACKHAWK SERPA holsters. We Recommend: Raven Concealment, Blackpoint Tactical, Dark Star Gear, G-Code, Stealth Gear USA, Black Center Tactical Holsters. Email us for more info.

-Magazine or loading device pouches / magazine carrier, etc.

-Ammunition dump pouch (optional)

-Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide

-Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning with good ankle support.

-Clothing suitable for training in any weather – long pants – long sleeve shirt, hoodie or jacket for cold weather.

-Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses or non-shattering prescription glasses

-Earmuffs and earplugs

For more information or questions please contact: info@onsightfirearmstraining.com



This course is limited to 14 students only. First 14 to buy tickets will attend.

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