Everyone has their own ideas about this, and most of them work just fine. I’ll begin by breaking this into two groups: pistols you carry for protection, and competition guns. For a Glock that you mainly just carry, the recommendation in the owners manual is about perfect. You don’t need much lube when a gun […]
Let’s take practical pistol for example. On average, how many repetitions do you perform for each drill? I’m referring to competitors, not people that shoot twice a year. I must give all credit of this tip to champion Ben Stoeger. He wrote a short piece online that explained it perfectly. Our bodies and brains learn … More How do you practice?
For 2016, why not try something new in dryfire and live fire? From watching some of Robert Vogels stuff online, I’m convinced my weak hand needs to be higher on the gun. This will take some work. But I believe the benefits are huge. Search for a weak point in your technique or competition game. … More Pick one thing new to try
If you’ve been here much you know how important dryfire is to increasing your skill level. But there are other things to do that are so easy, many shooters don’t even think about them. Here’s the thing: try to have your pistol in your hand a few minutes daily. You don’t have to pull the … More Getting to know your pistol
I’ve been having some rambling thoughts about competition shooting, and thought I’d share them. First, do you know how many Grandmasters there are in USPSA? It’s a small number. And making GM doesn’t mean you’ll win a major shoot. Look at the results. The same 5 to 10 names are always on top. Occasionally a … More The Rest Of Us
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Have you noticed that some shooters that have been in the game a while don’t practice as much? Well, most top shooters I know had what you call a ” big year” at some point. That’s a year where you practice, dryfire, and enter every match you can afford. Whether its trap or pistol competition, … More Your big year
Everyone has their own ideas about this, and most of them work just fine. I’ll begin by breaking this into two groups: pistols you carry for protection, and competition guns. For a Glock that you mainly just carry, the recommendation in the owners manual is about perfect. You don’t need much lube when a gun … More When should I clean my Glock?
So, assuming you’ve dryfired and practiced a while and can shoot safely, try this drill. Put up a target and step off 3 paces. Draw and rip off 6 shots as fast as you can. Look at the target, the sights, or shoot by feel, I don’t care. It doesn’t matter. Work towards putting the … More Rip It-lose the tension
If you are a beginner or just need accuracy work, I hope this part helps. After you’ve spent some time doing the things in the previous post, try standing with both hands, in your normal stance. Use an IDPA target or cardboard. Draw a small black dot in the center, or use a sticker, about … More Accuracy- part 2