As you can probably tell by this point, the El Pres is one of my favorite basic, fundamental drills. But, what to do with a rifle when you only have 25 yards to work with? How about some of those tiny targets that we always see at outlaw 3 gun matches?
There are a lot of “baseline” drills out there in the world. Most of them test one individual component, and you need to create a series to get a true baseline for a range of skills. Personally, when I’m working with a new student or group of students, one of the best ways to…
If you’re looking for an easy (set-up) and simple (in theory) drill next time you hit the range, look no farther than the Punishment Ladder by Jansen. This drill heavily rewards consistent performance, so this is great leading up to matches!
Quadloading can be a difficult skill to master, but a yield a big payoff, especially for unloaded shotgun starts in 3 Gun. Watch as 3GN Pro Shooter, Jansen Jones breaks down his technique and equipment for successful quadloads!
Open Carry and Concealed Carry both have strong proponents and arguments. One of the classic arguments is that open carry allows for much faster access, as well as a deterrent element. Today, let’s put the “faster access” argument to the test!
This is a a particularly tough drill for off-hand rifle shooting. Even though it’s only a single target, the 24 shot drill tests several different skills that you’ll need no matter what your goals are.
Entering a shooting position efficiently is one of the best ways to save time in a stage, whether you’re competing in USPSA, IDPA or 3 Gun. It doesn’t matter if you’re running toward a box or a specific point on the ground, you’ll need to put these principles to use!
The 10 in 10 drill is known by several names, and one of the standardized drills used by many different instructors. Ernest throws a curveball though by running it from a concealment rig. Here’s a printable target, so you can try out this drill next time you’re at the range!
The Kestrel AR-22 upper/pistol from Tactical Solutions is a short, lightweight package that is a ton of fun to take out on the range. Paired up with a Leupold Deltapoint, it makes for a pretty accurate package as well!