HerHandgun.com is operated by Debbie Keehart & Kippi Leatham, two accomplished action shooting competitors. Check out their credentials below.
~Meet Debbie Keehart, 2014 USPSA Limited-10 Women’s Champion
Debbie is an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor and the Chief Instructor for Rio Salado Sportsmans Club. She also instructs with Bang-Inc. / Babes With Bullets “Ladies Camps”.
IPSC World Shoot Accomplishments:
- 2008 – 6th (Standard) at IPSC World Shoot – Bali, Indonesia
- 2005 – Member of Team USA, who took the Standard Gold Medal in Guayaquil, Ecuador
- 2005 – 6th (Standard) at IPSC World Shoot – Guayaquil, Ecuador
- 2002 – 1st (Production) at IPSC World Shoot – Pietersburg, South Africa
- 1999 – 1st (Standard) at IPSC World Shoot – Cebu, Philippines
- 1996 – 4th (Standard) at IPSC World Shoot – Brazilia, Brazil
USPSA Limited-10 Nationals:
- 2014 Women’s National Champion
USPSA Limited / L10 Nationals Top-3 finishes:
- 2006 – 2nd Lady Limited 10
2002 – 2nd Lady
USPSA Production Nationals Top-3 finishes:
- 2005 – 3rd Lady Production class
2004 – 3rd Lady Production class
2004 – Women’s Shoot-off Champion Production Class
2003 – 2nd Lady Production class
For more stats & information on Debbie, check out her web site:
~Meet Kippi Leatham, 4-Time USPSA Women’s National Champion:
Kippi has competed in Practical Pistol Matches since 1986. She has taught with her husband, World Famous competitive shooter and shooting instructor Rob Leatham, since the early 2000s. Kippi and Debbie began HerHandgun in 2009 and have been focusing their instructional efforts on women, although we welcome any willing student. 🙂
Major shooting accomplishments:
- 4-Time USPSA National Champion
- 4-Time IPSC Gold Team World Champion
- 2011 IPSC World Championship – Women’s Production Team, 2nd Place
- Finished among the Top 8 Women at every USPSA National since 1987
- Finished among the Top 8 Women at every IPSC World Championship from 1987 – 2010
- 2015 USPSA Area-2 – 2nd in Single Stack
- 2012 USPSA Area-2 Single Stack Champion
- 2011 – 6th at USPSA Production National Championships
- 2011 USPSA Area-3 Production Champion
- 2011 – 5th at USPSA Single Stack National Championships
- 2010 USPSA Area-2 Production Champion
- 2010 – 5th at USPSA Production National Championships
- 2010 – 3rd at USPSA Single Stack Nationals Championships
- 2009 USPSA Area-2 Production Champion
- 2005 – 5th in Standard Division at IPSC World Shoot – Guayaquil, Ecuador
- 1996 – 7th in Open Division at IPSC World Shoot – Brazilia, Brazil
- 1993 – 3rd in Open Division at IPSC World Shoot – Bisley, England
- 1990 – 2nd in Open Division at IPSC World Shoot – Adelaide, Australia
~Fun Stuff about Deb & Kip
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
College: CSU Long Beach
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite Pastime: Shoe shopping
Cats or Dogs?: Definitely cats
Favorite Foods: Mexican Food, Pizza, anything covered in Dark Chocolate, especially Strawberries!
Favorite Hobbies: Traveling, Off-Roading, Waterskiing, Jet Skiing & Shooting, of course!
Dreams & Goals: To marry and travel the world together. To build a custom home with the money earned from my new career, Real Estate. Support the shooting sports community as it has supported me throughout so many years!
Zodiac Sign: Also Aquarius
College: University of Arizona, Tucson – Go Wildcats!
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Pastime: Professional Baseball Games
Cats or Dogs?: BIG dogs – but I like cats, too!
Favorite Foods: Mexican food, especially chips & salsa! Extra bold coffee (Sumatra in particular), dark chocolate, and dry red wine.
Favorite Hobbies: Golf, yoga, dancing & shooting!
Life’s Biggest Challenge: Raising my wonderful daughter … she’s in college now, but not totally independent. 🙂
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