Minimum Capable Handgun Skills Challenge
During last week’s live stream with USPSA Grand Master Josh Shaw, I broached the topic of standards that every capable citizen should aspire to. He provided two simple tests, and now I’m turning them into a challenge for you.
Exploring the Road to Handgun Mastery
In this session of Marksman Live, I talked with Josh Shaw of Green Ops Inc about handgun skills. Josh is a USPSA Grand Master and teaches courses for Green ops in the Northern Virginia Area. We cover the importance of handgun skills, misconceptions, gear selection, and a training plan to propel your success.
Five Things I’m Focusing on in 2022- You Probably Should, Too
I dislike the whole New Year’s resolution ritual, but that doesn’t mean I don’t do some self evaluation and pick some new things to focus on. In this episode, Allison and I discuss my primary focus areas for 2022, how they will affect the site, and why you should probably consider focusing on these things too.
How to Prepare for the Tactical Games with Mike and Pascale Green
The Tactical Games are part of a growing trend with combining physical fitness with marksmanship in competition. I’ve seen them talked about quite a bit over time, and I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Mike Green and his wife Pascale to talk about how the games started and what to look out four while you prepare.
Lessons Learned from Arklatex Multi-Gun Match Part I
Alex, AKA Diceman, recently competed in his first multigun match at the Texarkana Gun Club. In part one of his lessons learned, he breaks down each of the four stages, his performance, and what you might take away from that experience.
MRAD vs MOA: It’s About the Angles
Buckle up, because I’m about to talk nerdy. This post is all about the two most common marksmanship measurement systems, how to use them, and which one you should use.
Be warned, I will be dropping some math on you. I’ll be gentle, though.
Getting Started in Tactical Biathlon
In this guest post, Erik talks us through a new type of tactical biathlon going on down in Texas. Are you up for this combination of endurance and shooting prowess?
The MEC Marksman Challenge: Better Think Fast
This marksman challenge is something I’m calling the “Make Effective Choices” challenge. Like the pistol shooting drills that inspired it, you must balance speed against precision and decision making. Let’s dig in.
Lessons Learned From My First PRS Rimfire Match
I recently competed in my first PRS Rimfire match, and it was a great time. I also came away with several observations and lessons learned. Let’s dig into what I would do different for next time and what you might consider for your first match.
Do You Know Your DOPE? Here’s a Custom Card
With my upcoming PRS Rimfire match, I set out to create my own custom DOPE cards. Whether I need them or not remains to be seen, but I figured you might be interested in downloading the template for yourself.
The Beginner’s Guide to Zeroing Rifle Scopes
Today we’re doing a deep dive into zeroing a rifle scope. This procedure applies wether you’re working with a red dot, fixed magnification, low powered variable, or a long range precision optic. All you need to know is a few basics about your scope, some range time, and a box of ammunition.
Knock Off Some Rust With a Postal Match
Around the Everyday Marksman’s Discord server, we were commiserating over lack of range time and rusty skills. So we decided to set up an informal postal match just for fun, these are the rules.