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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.

Experienced Shooters Have a Duty to Help New Shooters

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:58 — 38.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More I definitely think that experienced shooters have a duty to help new shooters at their first match.  Before the stage brief is read on your first stage, ask if there are any new shooters on your squad. Once everyone knows who the brand new shooters are, and eliminates the concern about giving advice to someone who’s been …

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Listen to me on the Shooters Story Podcast

A couple weeks ago I was asked to be the first guest on the Shooters Story podcast. It was a lot of fun, and I’m humbled to have been asked to be their first guest. We talk about my background in shooting, how I got started in competition, etc. You can listen above, and make sure you subscribe to their show.

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Q&A: Goals, Coming Back from a Screw-Up, and USPSA Multigun

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 43:38 — 39.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreI’m doing a Major Match Prep VLOG over on Patreon. There’s two vlogs up over there already, and my goal is to get something new up every day that I’m not doing a podcast between now and the NC USPSA Sectional. Matt: What were your goals for 2017 and how are you progressing through those goals? Brian: Hey …

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Balancing Matches and Practice

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:46 — 29.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWhat’s the right balance between practice and matches? I’m not exactly sure what the right balance is, but in an ideal world, I think my practice schedule would look like this: Dryfire every day Livefire weekly 2 Matches a month I like this for two reasons: It’s fairly realistic with a little planning and dedication. It’s enough practice …

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Hwansik Kim Talks USPSA Movement

Moving quickly around a USPSA stage, and keeping your muzzle pointed safely down range isn’t always the most intuitive thing to do when you’re trying to go fast. I thought this video from Walther Arms and Hwansik Kim was really good at illustrating some of the different techniques you can use to move quickly, while keeping your gun safely down range.

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Q&A: Grip Plugs, Switching to USPSA, and Limited vs, Production Gear

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:42 — 35.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreThis weeks Q&A show was a lot of fun. Make sure you hit the subscribe links above, and don’t forget to head over to triangletactical.net/shirts to get one of these “Not Today, Mike” shirts I’m wearing in the video.

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What Makes a Good Match Great?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:16 — 45.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreThis episode is based on an email I got from Mike, who is helping to get a new USPSA match started at Low Country Preserve in Tabor City, NC. What advice would you give to a new match director to make a local match really fun and interesting? Honestly I think you should lose the focus on fun. …

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What Do You Do When a Range Officer Doesn’t Do His Job?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:26 — 22.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreDuring the live chat for last week’s Triangle Tactical Q&A Live show Austin asked a question about what to do when a Range Officer isn’t doing his job? He asked (I’m paraphrasing here) but basically, what do you do when the RO on your squad lets a shooter slide for breaking the 180? In the scenario presented, a …

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[AUDIO] What’s a Good Budget Belt Rig for a New Competitive Shooter?

Last night in the Facebook Live Q&A Show, Gabe asked a question that I didn’t have time to answer then, so I’m answering it now: Gabe asked: “What budget friendly rigs do you suggest for a person new to the sport? Because I’ve been looking around and all I’ve seen are $250-$300 for the complete rig.” So, if you’re looking to shoot in Production division in USPSA (which is what I shoot) having a decent …

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