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Performance Time vs. Learning Time

I kind of ripped this topic off of something I heard my wife talk about in a speech she was preparing a couple weeks ago. She’s a teacher and was talking about the difference between learning time and performance time with kids in school, and as soon as I heard it, I started wondering if this was something I should think more about in my practice as well.

I’ve been trying the whole “get bored and let your body find the fastest way to do things” thing for a while, and I feel like I’ve kind of hit a block with that, so I’m going to try having deliberate learning time, and performance time in my practice. What do you think?

Gear that Doesn’t Suck

If you’re loading ammo on a Lee press and you’re unhappy with the Lee Auto-disk powder measure, I’d really recommend the Lee Auto Drum powder measure as a replacement. It’s more accurate, doesn’t leak powder all over, and much easier for working up new loads since you just turn a little key to make the powder charge bigger/smaller.

The Blue Bullets

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Plug of the Week:

Freakonomics Radio is KILLING IT this month with their recent episodes about practice and grit. Seriously, go listen to them at Freakonomics.com.


About Lucas

Editor/Head Honcho at Triangle Tactical. Lucas is a life long shooter and outdoorsman, avid concealed carrier and competitive shooter, and a lover of pork fat.

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