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In my last article I mentioned I was humbled at my first match. Here are three simple and common errors I made that you can learn from. I am referencing the IDPA target, since my first match was IDPA. The same principles apply to USPSA. My draw to first shot times were slow! Slooow! I…

I often recommend competitive shooting - specifically action pistol type matches - to anyone with a CCW.  Even so, there is always apprehension in people's eyes.  What will they encounter?  Are they good enough?  Will they be laughed at?  Judged?  Yelled at?  With that in mind, here is a brief synopsis about what you can…

Dry Fire. It is both proven to work and often misunderstood. It applies to competition and to concealed carry skills. Many swear by it and some (foolishly) scoff at it. Many times we hear people mention dry fire without actually explaining what it means so let’s get on the same page with regards to what…

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…

Plain shooting videos can be kind of boring sometimes. I watch a lot of video game videos where they play the game and have commentary over the top of it, so I wanted to give it a try with shooting videos. Instead of just watching me shoot, this gives us a chance to get inside…

I'm off to shoot a 400 round Area match this weekend! Area 3 has a reputation of being a pretty hardcore hosefest for Limited and Open Guns...so of course I'm bringing an 8-shot revolver! In all seriousness though, the stages look really fun, and having 8 rounds in the gun will make the match a…