Drills: Reloads, Coupled Mags and PMAG 17 GL9 Mags

Some days you're on, some days you're off.  This past Monday, July 2, felt like an off day. After my daughter had a catastrophic allergic flare up, I bailed on the Canada Day Monday Action Shooting League 3-Gun event. My wife wanted me home in the afternoon to cook and care for the kids. We … Continue reading Drills: Reloads, Coupled Mags and PMAG 17 GL9 Mags

Lessons from the 2018 Victoria Day 3-Gun Shoot

At our 2018 Victoria Day 3-Gun Shoot, I directed a squad with a simple stage for new 3-Gun Shooters. This stage was simply composed of 5 firing positions, marked by square shooting boxes, arranged in a trapezoid shape, shot in 2 strings in reverse order. Those positions were as such: P1: Pistol shooting at 3 … Continue reading Lessons from the 2018 Victoria Day 3-Gun Shoot

Canadian Forces vs C-Clamp: Battle of the Rifle Grips

Most of my time over the past 17 years with a rifle, I've held what I coined last week as a "pedestal" style grip. The kind of grip where your support hand rests on the bottom of the handguard, usually at somewhere between the midpoint of the handguard and the magwell (or on the magwell … Continue reading Canadian Forces vs C-Clamp: Battle of the Rifle Grips

Using Hit Factor To Practice

For the past 3 months, I've been working into a routine using Hit Factor calculations to measure my Pistol and Rifle performance.  This routine consists of treating range time as if it were a match, collecting data to perform a IPSC/USPSA Hit Factor calculation. Previously, I would rely on subjective "feelings" to gauge my performance … Continue reading Using Hit Factor To Practice