I have a friend and fellow gun enthusiast who has a very clear statement about firearms training: Every round you fire should have a training value attached to it.
I love going shooting. I could just plink away all day long with a .22 and a bucket of ammo. But shooting is not training. Training will save your life.
I was thinking about this the other night as we were talking about our day of shooting at our bi-weekly IDPA event. In teaching shooters to perform the “One-Hole Drill,” one needs to remind them to focus intently on all their marksmanship fundamentals – focus on the front sight, press the trigger until you get that surprise break and so on. But practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
So, when you head to the range do you shoot or do you Continue reading