Tag Archive: practice


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dot Torture

Here’s an interesting drill from Todd Green over at pistol-training.com – Dot Torture.

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The Great Eye Speed Experiment

Can first person shooter video games be used to improve a shooter’s abilities on the range? We’re going to find out!

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Shoot better with no practice?

Improvement without practice. Does that sound far fetched to you? I bet it might. What’s the big secret? Good old fashioned elbow grease… in the form of CrossFit!

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