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Should IDPA Require Tactical Reloads on Every Stage?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:19 — 3.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreBen in El Paso sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking two different questions about reloads in IDPA. Personally, I don’t think requiring a mandatory tactical reload (reload with retention) on all stages is a good idea. If we take the premise if IDPA as a defensive game, and then I don’t think requiring something …

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Can I Reload in IDPA with a Round in the Chamber?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:57 — 2.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreMike in Maryland sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking about doing a reload in IDPA. This question reminded me of my very first IDPA match ever. During that match I attempted to game it a little too hard. See, if you want to game IDPA, it pays to know the rulebook, and I hadn’t …

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