Though certainly not complete training in and of itself, shooting competition (IDPA, IPSC, etc.) can be a useful component of firearms training, skill maintenance and skill assessment.
The sport of 3-gun competition falls within the discipline known as “action shooting,” which really is a politically correct term for practical shooting, the sport based on the quest for a higher level of combat shooting. While action shooting has been formally presented in America now for several decades, it has taken various shapes.
Not to beat a dead horse here, but after I told you last week about the new Chad Adams book, The Complete Guide to 3-Gun Competition, we came up with a package that anyone even remotely interested in getting involved in the sport is going to love. In addition to this new book, we [...]
A group of shooters have clinched the title of Nation’s Best 3-Gun Team following a competition July 14-15, 2012, at the Peacemaker National Training Center in Glengary, West Virginia. Nicknamed “Team NovesColt,” the shooters are Rob Romero (Noveske Shooting Team), Jansen Jones (Noveske Shooting Team) and Clint Upchurch (Colt professional shooter). They are sponsored [...]
Back in the day, I had a boyfriend who shot IPSC matches. (International Practical Shooters Confederation is the global parent of USPA, the United States Practical Shooting Association.) I’d met him while I was working in a retail gun store in Northern Virginia, one that had an indoor handgun range that hosted a bunch [...]
Thanks to TV shows like 3-Gun Nation, the hot new speed-shooting sport known as 3-Gun is quickly becoming the top game in town. In fact, watch this video to learn more about the sport and why even the U.S. Military is getting involved in 3-Gun.
3-gun competition is an explosive, high-octane challenge setting the shooting sports world on fire. Check out the intense action with these 30 images from the new Complete Guide to 3-Gun Competition.
Check out these 3-gun competition videos, taken from the 3 Gun Nation Pro-Series during June 2012. Complete Guide to 3-Gun Competition Learn the history and get involved with the future of 3-gun competitions in the new book, Complete Guide to 3-Gun Competition. Whether you like to participate or just watch, author [...]
Top competitors will tell you that the secret to 3-gun success is practice. But does that necessarily mean spending hundreds of dollars in ammo every day at the shooting range? Maybe not.
Here is a look at the toughest 3-Gun Match in the nation. Such a match would be great training for someone with a concealed carry handgun.