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Q&A: “Six”, Live Fire Practice, and First Person Video

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:54 — 19.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreClay in California Clay sends in a voicemail asking about the USPSA Classifier “Six”, asking about the best way to shoot it. Scott in Colorado I have a few questions about live fire practice. I want to practice match like scenarios like shooting/reloading on the move and things you simply can’t do at your typical indoor range. What …

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Q&A: Changing Your Mind, Dryfire, and Apex Kits

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 17:28 — 8.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreThis episode is possible because of listeners like you who have become patrons of Triangle Tactical at Patreon.com/triangletactical. The money they pledge is paying for the extra bandwidth for this show, more Junk Science podcasts, and ultimately helping me meet my goal of taking Triangle Tactical on the road to do more awesome stuff. If you can help, …

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What Should You Practice?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 48:26 — 44.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreListen To The Podcast A common question I get from people who are somewhat new to shooting (or at least new to practice) is asking what they should be practicing. Sometimes folks even buy a book of drills, and don’t really know where they should get started with those drills. I don’t think there’s a “right” answer to …

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How Do You Keep Your Dryfire Dojo Clean?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:46 — 2.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreTom in Ferguson sends in today’s Q&A podcast voicemail asking about keeping the dryfire dojo clean. I assume most of you don’t have a dedicated space set aside just for dryfire. I wish I did, but I don’t. Currently, I dryfire in my garage, in the same space I use to reload ammo, the same space I did …

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How Do You End a Dryfire Session?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:34 — 2.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreBrant in Alabama sends in today’s Q&A question asking about how to end a dryfire session. Should you end on a confidence boosting (easy) drill? I don’t think so, because if you’re honest with yourself, you know it’s easy. When I do something easy, it’s not a huge boost to my confidence, because I know it was easy. …

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How Should I Dryfire Steel Challenge Stages?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:23 — 2.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreTodd in SC sends in today’s Q&A question asking about how to dryfire for Steel Challenge. I think the easiest way to figure it out would be to use 1/3 scale targets and then use feet for distance instead of yards. (If the Steel Challenge stage calls for 8″ steel plates, you could make some 2.5″ plates to …

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Should I use an Airsoft Pistol for Dryfire?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:30 — 3.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreKirk in Wisconsin asks today’s Q&A podcast question: What are you thoughts on using blow back air soft pistols for dry fire practice. I am considering a M&P 9c blowback air soft for dry fire. Or just shooting in the back yard. Would being able to see the air soft bb cause me to not focus on front …

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Performance Time vs. Learning Time

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:19 — 14.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreI 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 …

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Can I Dryfire Accuracy to Get Better at Long Shots?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:01 — 3.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreRuss in Pensacola sends in today’s Q&A voicemail asking about how to get better at shooting small targets at distance. I do dryfire some slow fire accuracy stuff from time to time, but it really requires you to be honest with yourself about where the sights are landing when you’re breaking the trigger. I rack the slide, get …

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Dryfire Without a Timer?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:12 — 3.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreKenny in Idaho sends in his voicemail and talks about dryfire without a timer. He’s been preparing for USPSA Nationals, and in doing so, he’s been focusing on doing things correctly, instead of chasing that lower par time all the time. As always, if you’d like to send in a voicemail for the Q&A show, here’s how to …

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