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Each group must fall completely within the circle and can take no longer than the five second time limit for each group. The inspiration for this drill came from Gila Hayes’ excellent book, Effective Defense. She...

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Train Smarter: Using a Smart Phone or Tablet to Improve Your Shooting Practice

By taking advantage of all the different features of your SMART phone or tablet, you can get more out of your range time. Shooting is a perishable skill that requires regular practice to maintain. To improve, it takes...

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Your Firearm Practice Routine | Voices of the USCCA

If I didn’t do well in some aspect of the course, I try to isolate that skill and practice it later. Tell us about your practice routine! How often do you get to the range and what do...

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The Rangemaster Bullseye Course

This month’s drill serves three separate but related functions. Use it occasionally to test yourself, as well as to build your fundamental pistol marksmanship skills. It can also be used to compare one handgun to another to see which...

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3×5 Speed Push

You will need a shot timer for this drill. Be sure to follow all safety protocols when using firearms or practicing these drills. This exercise is about pushing yourself for speed on a low percentage target. It will...

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Magazine Issues

See if you can guess the number on the baseplate of the magazine in the gun on the writer’s hip... How many magazines is enough? It’s easy to answer flippantly, with something like “More!” or “No such thing!”...

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