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Here's something we've worked on in the past, but never spent a significant amount of pixels on. However, with the addition of USPSA's Production Optics division there's finally a place where you can take your slide mounted red dot pistol and pressure test your skills. While I think the PO division rules are a little…

Today’s subject is a brief discussion about match pressure. If you shoot competition, you already know match pressure is real. So how can we control it? You dry fire frequently on a regular schedule. You exercise before live fire to get your heart rate up. You feel prepared to handle the match stress. However when…

Let’s talk about home defense for a bit. Yes, I am shifting gears from competition for my next few posts. After delving deeper into my own situation and thinking about potential outcomes from what I experienced the other night, I have some thoughts that I felt were worth sharing. I offer them for what they…

Handguns are machines made up of a number of individual parts all working in harmony to achieve a particular goal. If we use these machines with any frequency, sooner or later some of those parts are going to wear or break to the point where they stop working in harmony with the rest of the…

Over on pistol-forum, there is a thread discussing the concept of the "command shot/break" with regard to pistol shooting. This is based around the idea that there are times when you want to make the gun go off RIGHT NOW as opposed to the more classic "surprise break." An example of this would be shooting…

I've never had this happen before, so I wanted to share it with my shooter buddies and see if anyone had any insight. Shooting my GP100 Match Champion, if I close one eye bullseye style and shoot with a hard front sight focus, the gun's point of impact is ~4 inches to the right at…