MOAC ~ Oct. 16 – 20, 2017

Registration for MOAC is now full, but if you are interested in registering, we strongly suggest you get on the waitlist. To be added to the waitlist, fill out the registration form. A deposit is not required, but if a slot opens the first person on the waitlist will be contacted to make the required class payments due.

In October 2015, OpSpec Training held our first MOAC (Mother of all Classes) program at SIG SAUER Academy in New Hampshire, and it was a big success. Our second year in Mesa, Arizona was sold out 100-days before the start of the class. We’re continuing our plan to offer MOAC each year in a different part of the country, and for 2017, we’ll be offering MOAC in Paducah, Kentucky in October 2017.

Again this year, the class will be limited to a maximum of 16 students, shot all on steel, with an approximate 3,800 round count.

Prior to the start of class, students should have completed OpSpec Training’s Practical Fundamentals class or have attended an equivalent trigger control-based program from another training organization within the past 36 months. If you have the training experience, solid gun-handling skills, and can draw from the holster and reliably hit an 8-inch target from 5 yards in under 1.5 seconds you meet the prerequisites for this advanced program.


MOAC is a five-day, 40 hour, high round count pistol course designed to take the intermediate shooter and provide them with the tools to become an advanced or expert shooter. OpSpec Training alumni frequently request a long-duration program – building upon our flagship two-day Practical Fundamentals program – designed to enforce and develop persistent, durable skills. MOAC develops these skills through repetition and process oriented marksmanship.


After attending MOAC 2015 in New Hampshire, I had high expectations for MOAC 2016 in Arizona. I wasn’t even close. The class was far above and beyond. Many new things learned, great instruction to get the information across, and many repetitions at various distances to really groove things in. Far and away the best training I have ever had anywhere.
Nick T.MOAC, Dec. 2016

Class Information

Instructors*: Jerry Jones & Bruce Gray

When: Oct. 16 – 20, 2017, eight hours each day.

Class size: Limited to 16 students.

Tuition: $995

Range Fees: To be determined.

Local Host: Jerry Jones

Ammunition: Round count for MOAC will be approximately 3,800 rounds

Important Links and Information

* Instructors listed for specific programs have committed to teach the class on those dates. Although we do not anticipate changes, travel delays, family emergencies or illness may result in instructor substitutions.

Location Info

The range will be near Paducah, Kentucky with details to follow.

Where to Stay
Our host hotel is the La Quinta Inn & Suites, located at 3960 Coleman Crossing Circle in Paducah. The hotel offers a 15% discount to students taking a class with us. To receive the discount, please call the hotel direct at (270) 443-4800 and mention you are taking a class with OpSpec Training. Ensure you book early, as discounted room availability may be limited.

The property was built in 2015 and is located less than 10 minutes from the range. Hotel amenities include free high-speed Internet access, free “Bright Side” breakfast, an indoor pool and spa. Trip Advisor reviews are positive, but do note La Quinta does welcome pets to their hotels.

Food at Lunch Break
To ensure you get the most “bang for your buck” we keep lunch breaks to one hour. If you have the ability to bring your lunch, we suggest you do so. If you need to run out and get a quick meal, there are options in the area. Fast food restaurants (McDonald’s, Subway, KFC, Wendy’s) are located nearby.