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Making Competition Part of Your Defensive Training

Making Competition Part of Your Defensive Training

I write this a day after shooting the first IDPA match I have shot in about six months. I did not do as well as I hoped. I won my division of CCP (Compact Carry Pistol) and technically you only “compete” within your division in the shooting sports, but I try for top place at…

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Ben Shooting IDPA Classifier, August 17, 2014

IDPA: Self-Defense Shooting Experience

The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) is an organization founded in 1996 that focuses on practical shooting equipment and ammunition to solve simulated “real world” self-defense scenarios with practical handguns and holsters that are suitable for self-defense use. Some clubs expand that use and include long guns in scenarios.The main goal is to test the…

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Tips for Beginning Competitive Pistol Shooting

Tips for Beginning Competitive Pistol Shooting

So, you have seen the videos on YouTube of the incredible speed and accuracy of the world’s best pistol shooters, and you want to be like them? Me too. How do we begin our journey? Enter a competition. Don’t feel you are quite ready because of your marksmanship skills? Enter a competition anyway. I am…

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