The four stages of competence is a theory that was originally introduced in the 1970’s, but has since been reproduced in many forms and under many names. No matter what the name or form, the key points remain the same. Let us delve into the basics of the theory and [...]
People often ask me for the best way to load their shotgun. My answer is that there isn’t “a best way” to load your shotgun, there are far too many factors involved to single out one way as “THE best.” It is my opinion that a shooter must be dynamic [...]
Shooting the pistol with consistent accuracy and speed is perhaps the most difficult skill to master in all of the shooting sports. The pistol is an unforgiving platform that will showcase any deficiencies a shooter may have. However, with knowledge of the fundamentals and enough discipline to stick to them, [...]
A.K.A Dual Load, Quad Load, Load 2 or Load 4 Methods; weak, or support hand, loading shotgun is one of the quickest methods you can utilize to fill your magazine tube.
Loading shotgun from a caddie is old school. Tried & true, and fast enough once you get good at it. While it may be outdated and slow compared to a strong or weak hand dual or quad load, it still has its place in a match. There may be scenarios where you have limited movement or an awkward position where a quad load just wont work, or more commonly, it's an easy way to distinguish slugs or buckshot from your regular birdshot load out.