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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.

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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Don’t Stay in Your Circle, Be Out.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:53 — 26.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreEvery week I put together the Patreon Only NewsBlast Podcast, and it seems like every week I get a really great article from the Grand Island Independent in  Grand Island, Nebraska about a shooting competition that’s taking place in Grand Island. It’s always about different shooting sports that are taking place in that area, and they’ve all been …

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The “Peacock” Target Array is Stupid.

This picture took the Gunternet by storm last week, and tons and tons of people have been asking questions about it, praising it, or, like me, think it’s stupid. In the picture above, the targets appear to be USPSA targets, so let’s assume that this array was used at a USPSA match. In order for it to be legal, it would have to be a speed shoot, with a mandatory reload per rule 1.2.2.3 in …

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Q&A: Pre-Stage Routine, Making New Shooters Comfortable, and USPSA Classifiers

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:28 — 37.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreAnother fun Q&A show this week. Thanks to everyone who joined me in the live chat, I love the interaction! However, I’m almost completely out of questions for next weeks show, so if you want a show next week, I need you to send me your questions! Shoot me an email to [email protected] Brian/Brant/Craig: Do you have a …

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