Category Archive: Training

Jan
11

Class Announcement – Bryan/College Station, TX – June 22-24, 2012

If you’re interested in some training, but private lessons are beyond your means, but you can make it to central Texas in late June, I’m going to be teaching two different classes on the weekend of June 22-24. Read on for more details!

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Jul
15

The Goat

Everyone seems to have one. I don’t mean a belly button or… certain orifices… It’s a weakness – usually one that perpetually harrows you. Any time you see this thing pop up in a match, it tends to eat your lunch, hand you your ass, and laugh at you while it’s doing it. I’m talking …

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May
18

I Want the Truth!

Yes… I can handle the truth… and so can you. What I’m talking about is honesty and integrity in your practice. Over the years, folks have described a couple habits they have in practice that have the potential to build bad shooting techniques. You should be aware of these things, and avoid them (or understand …

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May
08

Creative Dry Fire – Field Courses!

The last re-post of my older Practice Drills blog posts – this one is probably my favorite. I think we opened some eyes out there on this one! I’m not one of those folks who can stand and do 10 million draws in a row. I get bored, lose focus, and start working bad habits, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2011/05/creative-dry-fire-field-courses/

May
07

More Variations on The Partials

Following my original post on Versatile Target Arrays, I received a PM from Eric Stanley on the Benoverse with some up to date notes on the practice array he’s currently using. What follows are basically the notes that Eric sent me. A little history might make sense – Eric is a GM who primarily shoots …

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May
06

No Easy Shots!

When do you see the hardest shots? When you arrive at a match, do you feel like the targets suddenly got smaller, or farther away? Does the A-zone look like its about 2″ across. What about those tight shots with no-shoots all around? If you’ve had those sensations, its quite likely that the target arrays …

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Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2011/05/no-easy-shots/

May
03

Standards Drills for Practice

Another blast from the past! What does the word “Standards” make you think of? Torture? Inhuman cruelty? Sadistic match direction? Or, does it inspire thoughts of confidence? Smug satisfaction at free match points? I’ll bet its one of the first ones, isn’t it? Why do standards exercises invoke such fear and concern in most people? …

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Apr
30

What Do I Need To Practice?

This is the second in a series of older articles that I’m reposting on this blog concerning practice. Enjoy! Making a decision about what skills you need to practice is crucial to seeing your best performance improvements. Most of us go to the range and practice the things we like to do – after all, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2011/04/what-do-i-need-to-practice/

Apr
28

Versatile target arrays for practice

There will be a series of posts coming that were posted on the older version of this blog. I had previously been posting them with their original posting dates, but this next set concerns practice drills and exercises, and those are always good to review – so I’m going to post them with current dates! …

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Apr
13

Ball and Dummy for Dummies

How’s that for a fantastical, controversial headline? One of the most venerable, long standing drills for assessing and addressing the trigger jerk, the “Ball and Dummy” drill turns out to be basically worthless…. if used improperly.

Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2011/04/ball-and-dummy-for-dummies/

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