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Major Match Prep VLOG #1 – Gear Changes

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Gear Changes:

One of the biggest changes I made before this match was buying new magazine pouches. I’ve previously been running the Ghost 360 Universal pouches, and they were good, budget minded mag pouches for the last few years, but I was having a lot of trouble getting my 3rd, 4th, and 5th magazines out of the pouches reliably, because my grip was thumb was having trouble getting around the magazine because of the big belt mount on those pouches.

I purchased 5 of the DAA Racer pouches, and they’ve resolved that issue completely.


Being that I’ve made bigger gear changes just over a month out from the biggest match of the year for me, I’ve been really focusing on just doing things correctly in practice. I don’t really feel like I’m going to make a ton of progress on par times or whatever this close to the match, but I can focus on doing things correctly with the new gear.

I’ve also been focusing on some longer stages in dryfire. I’ll put up a bunch of targets, and then make myself figure out a stage plan, shoot it, and then mix things up again. I’m a firm believer that visualization is like a muscle, the more you use it, the stronger it gets. At recent matches I’ve been having some trouble trying to figure out a good stage plan, so this is something I’ve been trying to work on as well.

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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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