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Four Stages of Competence and How They Apply to the Action Shooting Sports

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 [...]

By |2018-11-05T19:22:17-06:00February 10th, 2018|Fundamentals|Comments Off on Four Stages of Competence and How They Apply to the Action Shooting Sports

Principles of Loading the Shotgun for Competition

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 [...]

By |2018-11-05T19:22:18-06:00January 8th, 2017|Shotgun Fundamentals|Comments Off on Principles of Loading the Shotgun for Competition

Intro to Pistol Shooting Fundamentals for Accuracy & Recoil Management

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, [...]

By |2018-11-05T19:22:19-06:00December 30th, 2016|Pistol Fundamentals|Comments Off on Intro to Pistol Shooting Fundamentals for Accuracy & Recoil Management

How To Weak-Hand Load Shotgun for 3 Gun

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.

By |2018-11-05T21:12:23-06:00June 13th, 2015|Shotgun Fundamentals|Comments Off on How To Weak-Hand Load Shotgun for 3 Gun

How to Traditional Weak Hand Load Shotgun for 3 Gun

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 While it may be outdated and slow compared to a strong or weak hand dual or quad load, it still has its place in a match.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.

By |2018-11-05T19:22:20-06:00February 21st, 2015|Shotgun Fundamentals|Comments Off on How to Traditional Weak Hand Load Shotgun for 3 Gun