Blackhawk SERPA Level 2 Sportster Holster


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Blackhawk SERPA Level 2 Sportster Holster

Blackhawk has established a benchmark in holster security and functionality with their SERPA line. The new SERPA Level 2 Sportster holster blends the tough injection-molded polymer construction of professional duty holsters with the convenience of a slim paddle design for civilian CCW use. This holster sits comfortably at the waist and offers maximum weapon safety thanks to the SERPA Auto Lock release system, which protects the trigger guard and locks the pistol in place until manually disengaged. This holster is compatible with the SERPA Quick Disconnect System Kit which allows for simple adaptation to several holster mounts. The belt loop and paddle platform make this holster perfect for any tactical or duty belt and ideal for civilian carry.

Features of Blackhawk SERPA Level 2 Sportster Holster

  • SERPA Auto Lock release
  • Audible click upon re-holster
  • Paddle design
  • SERPA Quick Disconnect System Kit compatible
  • Injection-molded polymer construction
  • Description

    Blackhawk SERPA Level 2 Sportster Holster

    Blackhawk has established a benchmark in holster security and functionality with their SERPA line. The new SERPA Level 2 Sportster holster blends the tough injection-molded polymer construction of professional duty holsters with the convenience of a slim paddle design for civilian CCW use. This holster sits comfortably at the waist and offers maximum weapon safety thanks to the SERPA Auto Lock release system, which protects the trigger guard and locks the pistol in place until manually disengaged. This holster is compatible with the SERPA Quick Disconnect System Kit which allows for simple adaptation to several holster mounts. The belt loop and paddle platform make this holster perfect for any tactical or duty belt and ideal for civilian carry.

    Features of Blackhawk SERPA Level 2 Sportster Holster

    • SERPA Auto Lock release
    • Audible click upon re-holster
    • Paddle design
    • SERPA Quick Disconnect System Kit compatible
    • Injection-molded polymer construction

Product Videos

Customer Reviews

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great fit
      Reviewer: Joe. Bolanos


      This holster was compact, comfortable, and great for concealed carry. It fit my weapon perfect. The safety release was also a great feature.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Good purchase
      Reviewer: Clyde Wakefield


      Great holster for the price. It is always good doing business with this place. Their sales people are easy to work with.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Awesome holster !!!
      Reviewer: Jim Cooper


      Perfect fit and comfort !!! Will buy again and again !! Love this holster !!!

    • 5.0 star rating
    • When I changed weapons I knew this was the holster
      Reviewer: Kevin Donohue


      Comfortable adjustable and versatile. Paddle or belt mount the weapon stays secure.

    • 4.5 star rating
    • Very good first my needs
      Reviewer: Charles Weber


      Works well for what I need it for.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • You did well. All went as expected.
      Reviewer: xxxxxxxxxx


      Familiar with the product. As expected. No problems.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Perfect
      Reviewer: Eric Vidal


      Hard to find for S&W 5946 but they had it at the best price. Fits perfectly.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • XD and XD Mod2 compatible.
      Reviewer: Dave Burns


      Holds the weapon exactly where it's supposed to. It does "print" when wearing t-shirt material. Button up summer shirts show little to no printing. Overall, very durable and would take an act of Congress for anyone to attempt to take the weapon without pressing the release.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • I love this product
      Reviewer: Eddie Mitchell


      Very good product. Very comfortable.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Blackhawk Serpa level 2 for Glock23
      Reviewer: Travis B.


      Purchased this for my gen 4 Glock 23. Item arrived quickly. Simply insert the three screws in the back, place it on your hip, insert the weapon and adjust the tension screw.....done. Fitment is great, both on the hip and the weapon. All edges are nice and smooth; nothing the snag. Unholstering and reholstering are smooth as silk. The active retention took a little getting used to, coming from a passive retention holster, but is rather intuitive. All-in-all, a great product at a fair price.

    • 4.5 star rating
    • Propped shorts
      Reviewer: Robert M Bitzer


      solid retention perfect fit nice holster comfortable and easy to use

    • 5.0 star rating
    • This holster fits my needs just fine
      Reviewer: Jim boyer


      This holster functions well and is quite serviceable. I am pleased with it.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Disappointed
      Reviewer: Roosevelt Agee



    • Response from

      Hey there, Roosevelt. We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with your holster. Please reach out to our Customer Relations department, we are happy to discuss return options and find you a holster you'll love.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great product
      Reviewer: Willis Fathits


      It’s a great holster

    • 4.0 star rating
    • Holster
      Reviewer: Scott


      Like it

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Love it
      Reviewer: Tod


      Great product. Perfect fit

    • 5.0 star rating
    • This is a great product
      Reviewer: Victor Aguilar


      I was expecting to have the belt plate and the CCW plate but other than that it’s the holster I was looking for.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • sportster level 2
      Reviewer: charles morgan


      I have one for a glock 21, works fantastic, it has paddle that works good, prefer belt attachment

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Holster
      Reviewer: Willis Fath


      Very nice holster.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Durable
      Reviewer: Tim L.


      Bought for dual carry pistols.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great product.
      Reviewer: Jose Garcia


      Just what I needed, being a lefty finding lefthanded holster are easy to find and if so they tend to cost more. Great product perfect for my 1911A1 government.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great Holster
      Reviewer: Adam H


      Excellent product. I use serpa on and off the job. Great retention and comfortable to wear.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great Company
      Reviewer: David G


      Fits perfectly, great price, would definitely purchase more stuff.

    • 4.5 star rating
    • Exactly what I expected.
      Reviewer: CS


      I have several of these holsters and this one is no different. It has the perfect fit I am used to, with just the right level of retention. Also the price is very reasonable.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Fits Perfect
      Reviewer: Mick Miller


      The holster fits my S&W perfect. Paddle holds. No slip!

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Good product, but why doesn't it come in black?
      Reviewer: William Tumbrink


      See above

    • 4.0 star rating
    • Works as designed & comfortable
      Reviewer: Wayne


      Paddle style is nice and ability to change camber is great. Seems as it will last and the retention system works well.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Nice fit, good shape
      Reviewer: Stanton Mesh


      Perfect under the coat. Great fit for P229

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Serpa Level 2
      Reviewer: Richard Grimes


      I have worn it for years it is very safe and very difficult for someone take it from you when fire arm is holstered.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Verrry nice !
      Reviewer: Kevin Dinkel


      Once the retention screw is adjusted properly , this is my favorite holster .... too bad its my wife's . Gotta get one for me now !!!!

    • 5.0 star rating
    • This was exactly the holster I was looking for.
      Reviewer: Tommy Molnar


      It fit my Springfield Armory XD 45 perfectly, and I love the fact that it holds the gun with no chance of it falling out. It came with both the paddle and/or belt mount. I prefer the paddle. It IS a bit difficult to get the paddle slid in to my pants properly, but once in, 'it ain't coming out'! The added effort is well worth it for me.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • exellent product
      Reviewer: Rick Sheridan


      The first one I purchased is for a Glock 9mm but this new holster for the 1911 is just what I was looking for. Snug and secure. To wear it all day is not a problem.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great Product
      Reviewer: Andy


      Snug fit. Adjustment screw tuned it just how I like it.

    • 3.0 star rating
    • Beware this holster only comes with the paddle
      Reviewer: Jack


      Good Quality, Works Great. Beware this model only comes with the paddle attachment and does not contain the belt loop!!

    • 4.0 star rating
    • Works perfectly!
      Reviewer: Alicia


      It works perfectly and exactly what I expected.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • very functional
      Reviewer: Dan Basgall


      Fits the Springfield very nice and is very handy for installing and removing from person without removing belt. Makes it easy for in and out of vehicle and going into places that don't allow carry

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great bang for the buck!
      Reviewer: Matt H


      I was looking for a kydex outside the waistband holster for use around the house that would keep the handgun secure even while on a ladder, mowing etc. this was a great price and the second Serpa style I have owned and I love them!

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Highest quality
      Reviewer: Bruce Hall


      Great price holster design available. I have Blackhawks for all my pistols. Absolutely love em.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Sherpa holster
      Reviewer: Richard Nichols


      2nd purchase of Blackhawk product , smooth draw, holds weapon snug very satisfied. Thank you

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great holster,
      Reviewer: Doug Snyder


      Great adjustability, and holds the lock adjustment for many years, i have other blackhawk serpa level 2 holsters

    • 5.0 star rating
    • As Expected
      Reviewer: C H Johnson


      Met my needs/ desires quite well. Totally pleased with the sturdiness AS WELL AS the security; allows for various can't positions; is HELLA COMFORTABLE😄. I've got two.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • just right
      Reviewer: jerome


      nice holster for back packing in the woods or anywhere , also fits my glock 19.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • holster
      Reviewer: Armand Pizani


      I ordered the product to fit a Sig P250. when it arrived, it did not fit the weapon. I have already sent it back to you hopefully for a holster that will fit. I have had trouble finding a serpa holster to fit this weapon.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great product
      Reviewer: Ralph


      Holster fits snug, will not just pull off from belt and pants, very secure.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Safety?
      Reviewer: gijeet


      if there is no snap over the gun, what's to prevent someone from easily pulliing out your gun?

    • 5.0 star rating
    • The best!
      Reviewer: Miguel Angel Feliciano Rios


      It is super comfortable, no bulge and above all have the protection is the best I've purchased thanks

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Good product
      Reviewer: Alfred Mikles


      This holster has very good retention

    • 5.0 star rating
    • still trying to adapt to this style holster
      Reviewer: larry Sullivan


      Safety feature is great, but putting this on and taking it off is a problem for me. A friend of mine has one like this made by a different company and he puts his holster on and slips it off easily. There must be a step that i'm not getting. Seems very well made and fits comfortably once in place.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Off duty holster
      Reviewer: michael battaglia


      Perfect for off duty or when not wearing a duty belt. Much cheaper than what they were selling for in local stores!

    • 5.0 star rating
    • well crafted and comfortable
      Reviewer: Joe Schreiner


      strong but pliable, stiff but comfortable ,excellent gun locking feature, over the top pant lock and belt stops, allow for comfort and movement. Limited imprinting, for a fat guy that says a lot.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Perfect fit
      Reviewer: Stephen Moore


      It was just what I needed ,it fit my Glock 17 like a glove. The delivery was fast and ordering was very easy. This holster is Top quality .

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great!
      Reviewer: James Nater


      It works as advertised. Great holster.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great, but....
      Reviewer: Anthony Riband


      Took a chance, but fit is much too tight for HK VP9. Product itself is great: have similar for my G19 and Sig 226.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • good for the price
      Reviewer: Victor R Luna III


      good for quick access, but poorly engineered for the fitting....

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Just what I expected
      Reviewer: Heisenberg


      This holster is a very secure way to carry. I was worried about the guy who steals your wallet also taking my weapon, but not with this. Between the weapon locking in, and how the paddle secures over the pants and belt, it is a comfortable and worry free carry. I thought it came with the paddle AND belt platforms, but only has the paddle.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great Holster
      Reviewer: Dan


      Likely one of the best holsters I've owned. Comfortable and easy to holster & draw weapon. You will compromise a bit of concealment vs an IWB but this holster conceals my Glock 17 with minimal printing. Great holster and great price.

    • 4.0 star rating
    • Form fits Function
      Reviewer: James Sprunger


      This holster is designed very well. It functions fantastic. As soon as I saw this product advertised I knew it would be for me. It offers safety and convenience and it clears the optic on my pistol. Great product overall.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • The holster was what I expected.
      Reviewer: Ron C.


      I purchased this holster for my Springfield XDs 45, The only downside I found was the ride height of the weapon, however, I was able to adjust it lower on the paddle, and now the ride height is lower and more comfortable. The major reason I bought this holster is the retention system, it would be very dificult if not near impossible for someone to come up behind me and take the weapon out of the holster.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Exactly what I was expecting and more.
      Reviewer: Michael D. Hortman, Sr.


      Comfortable and steady as expected. I really like the customizability of the cant position available with a single holster.

    • 4.0 star rating
    • Great product - knew that going in
      Reviewer: Ron Bogart


      I have another of these holsters for my S&W 9mm so I bought another for my Rock Island 1911 A2 .45. Unfortunately it doesn't work straight out of the box - had to heat it a bit with a heat gun and widen up the top due to the wider hand grips with the stacked clip. Now works Great - super happy with the holster!

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Very good product
      Reviewer: Pat


      Very good

    • 3.0 star rating
    • Not Bad....Not Great.
      Reviewer: Jason Rodrigues


      I think this holster will be good for me at the range. Not sure I would use it for my personal open carry holster. Very different from the old school leather holsters I am used to. Want to see what other products are out there. I like the retention feature.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • very good product
      Reviewer: Jim H


      Easy on, easy off, angle adjustable, but still stays put when gun is drawn. And it comes in left handed which sometimes is hard to find.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Bought this for my wife
      Reviewer: Chad whitnell


      I've had this holster myself and like the fit and how it wears. Easy draw and reholster

    • 5.0 star rating
    • I love this product
      Reviewer: Dave Sheetz


      This is the third Blackhawk serpa level2 holster I have bought, they do well for what I need, all of them are still in use .

    • 5.0 star rating
    • lefty
      Reviewer: RAY SCHROEDER


      good product fast delivery and in left hand

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great product, highly recommend
      Reviewer: Scott Jakl


      Great holster! I've had a few others including a special made leather pancake holster and this is by far my favorite. Barely know you're wearing it. I may order another for a different gun

    • 4.0 star rating
    • Repeat Customer, Better if Room for Laser + Light
      Reviewer: Randy


      The Blackhawk Sportster holster for Glock 20 also fits Glock 29 fine (Gen 4 anyway so I guess Gen 3 would fit too), and I have been carrying that way for several months with no scratching or marring. Latches in easy, and never comes out until you want it to. I'm getting two more today for various rigs and carry options. Only reason for 4 stars is it would be better if there were room for my Viridian C5L red and green laser + light set-ups. It is great Blackhawk has them in left and right-hand models since you never know where you could get hit or which arm is left to grab a back-up gun.

    • 4.0 star rating
    • very good
      Reviewer: Earl


      have two of these holsters, 9mm & 40cal going to buy one more for my new XD45, only problem I've had was it fit to close to my heap, quick fix Blackhawk sale a spacer that move's the holster out more works just fine now, did have to go down to Ace hardware and buy screws that fit my holster one's that came with didn't fit, like I said quick fix I would recommend this holster to anyone

    • 5.0 star rating
    • All is well
      Reviewer: Greg


      Great price-fast delivery

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Good !!!
      Reviewer: JJ


      Good !!!

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great Holster!
      Reviewer: Tas5424


      Perfect fit for my Glock. Works as described. Secure hold for yor weapon. I would recommend this product.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Flock fits good
      Reviewer: Andy


      Everything you would expect

    • 3.0 star rating
    • Love it
      Reviewer: Mark


      Perfect fit even with crimson trace laser grip.👍

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Blackhawk for FN 5.7
      Reviewer: david


      I love Blackhawk holsters however, The newest FN 5.7 is called a Mark 2 and has a wider slide. The model is called Mark 2, So the models for the 5.7 IOM, USG, FDE, ODG are not wide enough. As I have found out twice now. Be sure the one you buy says it will fit a mark 2. I hope this helps other people avoid the same problem I had/have.

    • 2.0 star rating
    • Not ordering again
      Reviewer: Aj


      it took forever to receive and when i got the holster i was missing a piece for the belt. It took so long to get the holster in the first place I didn't even bother returning it.

    • Response from

      We are very sorry for any inconvenience. We do want you to be satisfied with your item, and would be happy to help get the defective item returned for a replacement or to send out the necessary replacement parts. Please contact our Customer Service team if you would like to set up a return, we'd be happy to help!

    • 5.0 star rating
    • great holster
      Reviewer: joe ( Haus )


      Very Well made holster allowes for easy access to your firearm, also keeps your firearm safe& secure until needed. I Love mine

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Serpa Level 2 Sportster Holster
      Reviewer: John


      Item shipped quickly and was as described. I attached a Serpa Quick Disconnect to it. The holster is great. My Glock does not move around when at the range or out in the desert. My wife loves it too.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • great holster
      Reviewer: Jesse A. Martinez


      Ninety percent on my holsters are blackhawk. They're user friendlyand the Fit its great.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Black hawk Holster
      Reviewer: Leonard /Lennyk


      This Concealment holster is comfortable to wear and my Model 27 Glock fits perfectly.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • FN 5.7 serpa holster
      Reviewer: Rob


      Fits the pistol just right. This may leave wear marks on your weapon after extended use. So far there have been no problems with it.

    • 1.0 star rating
    • FN 57 Non functional/returned
      Reviewer: Jim


      Received this holster and my had to force my new FN-57 into the holster and then it took my index fingers from both hands to release the pistol. Being an owner of 4 Blackhawk holsters I was very surprised that this one was an extremely pooly engineered holster. I don't believe an actual FN-57 was used to engineer this holster.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Got 1 Today
      Reviewer: Ole Red


      Got one this morning. Feels good, SD40 fits good and tight. Will be my go to holster now. Hoping Texas Legislature session passes open carry this term. One stipulation is the holster has to be at least a level ll. Can hardly tell I have it on, so light and comfortable.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Works perfectly
      Reviewer: George C. M


      I own a sr40c and it will fit perfect in a sr9c holster. It will lock in very easy but it will be very secure holding your weapon! I will buy another.

    • 1.0 star rating
    • Ruger
      Reviewer: Tom Jones


      I completely agree with one of the other reviews. You for about the Ruger fans. You need one to fit the P series and others. There alot of use looking for this.

    • 1.0 star rating
    • Ruger KP345PR Holster
      Reviewer: Steve-0, the Shootist


      This is a GREAT holster, if they would just make it for my gun, I have been waiting for 4 years now. It IS made for some guns that I have never heard of but not My Ruger,

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Just a little extra work made it perfect
      Reviewer: Jesse


      My solution to the loose fit for the level 2 Glock 19 was to put a strip of soft VELCRO at the base of the trigger inside the holster. It still had a little wiggle at the end of the barrel so a 3/4 wide by 1 1/2 inch piece inside the holster where the bottom of the barrel touches and a 1/2 x 1 inch piece where the top of the barrel touches near the front site. Both inside the holster frame. This simple fix will prevent scratching, provide much less wiggle and protect the Glock's finish.

    • 5.0 star rating
    • Great Bang For Your Buck
      Reviewer: Kevin


      This holster is a bit bulkier than my standard daily IWB carry -- but it fits great. I had never used this type of holster. I can draw quickly and easily with it. The design has it set off of my hip a bit more than I'm used to, but my "inside waist band" holster is obviously going to be very snug against me. I can easily wear a jacket over this and not have a noticeable bulge. I have seen no evidence that this holster is marking / marring the gun or rubbing funny. It fits very well... not too tightly, not too loosely. It doesn't shake as I walk or run, but it slips right out without any effort (as long as I am pushing the button). Regarding the paddle-type holster. I had never used a holster that clipped like this. I'm amazed how well it stays on and stays in place without a belt restraining it. I clip this over my existing belt (or jeans with no belt) and it stays up pretty well. I thought it would sag or pull downward MUCH MORE than it does... it barely shifts around. In a close-quarters struggle, this holster seems like it would take a lot to be removed accidentally. Based on the button and the angle required to draw the weapon, this appears to be a great setup to avoid losing your weapon. A LEO told me that the most important thing to him is to be able to hang on to his weapon in that situation. He carries a holster like this and was impressed at this one-- especially for the price.

    • 4.0 star rating
    • Works well
      Reviewer: Chris


      Just a caution as with all serpa holsters, they eventually will scratch the gun. I lined mine with a bit of fleece. It's amazing what that can do for you.

    • 4.0 star rating
    • Very Satisfied
      Reviewer: Brandon


      Well, i got the Blackhawk Serpa Level 2 Sportster with the paddle, and LOVE IT already. Just for an idea of size and all, i carry a Beretta 92. *The paddle seems to take some stress off the belt line which is a plus. *It is adjustable on the paddle so you may change the angle of the weapon which is another great feature. *It has an adjustable trap, so you can customize how easy the draw is ( i have mine fairly loose and its still locked in there super tight ) *the release button is very easy to control and while drawing i notice my finger is at the stand-by position along the slide.