Competitive Handgun Shooting


Competitive shooting is a great way to improve your skills, build confidence under pressure, as well as measure your skill against others. Competitive shooting challenges your mind, as well as your body, and allows you to practice “real-world” situations in a safe and friendly environment. Plus, it’s a heck of a lot of fun!


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A Beginner’s Guide to USPSA Stage Strategy. A Beginner’s Guide to USPSA Stage Strategy.

I get frustrated sometimes with the lousy advice given to beginners in practical shooting who want to learn how to optimize their movement during a stage. We dole out lots and lots of advice over holsters and optimal powder charges for 9mm Major, but very little over “Here’s how you shoot a stage.” So I wrote something to use as a starting point for stage strategy for newcomers to Production Division, over at the Beretta Blog.   Share this:FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterNo... [Read the rest of this article]

Some Advice to Jessica Before Her First 3-Gun Match Some Advice to Jessica Before Her First 3-Gun Match

Photo by John C. Lin I met Jessica at her first ever practical pistol match last year, and I very quickly took a liking to her.  her progress in the sport has been incredibly impressive and she’s got the moxie, sass and just the right amount of stubbornness that will make her tough to beat as she continues to improve. She’s recently teamed up with Predator Technology group, and she’s ready to shoot her first 3-Gun match tomorrow.  She’s a little nervous,  so I thought... [Read the rest of this article]

Top Ten Reasons To Shoot Practical Pistol Top Ten Reasons To Shoot Practical Pistol

It’s fun. Really, really REALLY fun It helps familiarize yourself with your pistol of choice It improves your accuracy under stressful conditions You meet great people It’s better exercise than sitting on the couch It’s mentally challenging It helps prepare you to react to situations with your gun You’ll quickly learn what works with your gun and what doesn’t You’ll find out what skills you need to train to get better with your gun So why do you shoot action... [Read the rest of this article]

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