APAGOA held an event with Beretta and JJ Racaza in Florida on Saturday August 19, 2023. This event was open to everyone and we had activities for new gun owners, a masterclass with JJ for experienced gun owners, and opportunities to try Beretta pistols.
The event was held at the Ares Firearms Training Facility in Leesburg, Florida, just north of Orlando.
APAGOA was at the Ares Training Facility in Florida on Saturday August 19 for an exciting event sponsored by Beretta.
For those new to pistol shooting, APAGOA provided comprehensive instruction on pistol safety and usage. Led by experienced instructors, beginners received basic guidance on pistol fundamentals and marksmanship. Through hands-on experience using pistols provided by Beretta, students gained confidence in their abilities and learned how to handle firearms safely and responsibly.
Experienced pistol shooters looking to continue developing their skills attended a masterclass provided by world-class competition shooter JJ Racaza. JJ guided participants through an engaging session where they learned how to apply the fundamentals of shooting in the most efficient manner. With JJ’s invaluable insights and techniques, attendees enhanced their marksmanship skills and elevated their shooting prowess to new heights.
All attendees had the opportunity to try the latest Beretta pistols including the 92X, 80X, and APX.
Thank you to our Partners and Sponsors
Beretta, established in 1526, is the longest-standing industrial dynasty in the world, tracing its roots through 15 generations of continuous family ownership. Firearms bearing the Beretta name have been sold for almost 500 years. Beretta USA Corp. was founded in 1977 and provided the most widely deployed sidearm throughout the U.S. Armed Forces. Today, Beretta manufactures, distributes, and markets a complete line of firearms, accessories, and apparel. For additional information, visit www.Beretta.com.
JJ Racaza is a highly accomplished trainer, world-class competition shooter, and former Federal Law Enforcement Officer. JJ is a 3-time world speed shooting champion and he has broken and held multiple world speed shooting records, won multiple US National Titles as well as a myriad of international major championship wins. Learn more about JJ Racaza at jjracazatraining.com.
Located in Leesburg, Florida, about an hour drive from Orlando, the Ares Training Facility offers 100 acres of shooting paradise in a family friendly atmosphere.
Find out more at arestrainingfacility.com.
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