How to get into Shooting Compeition

So you want to start competing in shooting sports with your every day carry gun and don’t know what to do? In this video I go over how EASY it is to start shooting at a match. For most people it will be either USPSA (United States Practical Shooting Association) or IDPA (International Defensive Pistol Association). In the first video I will cover USPSA and the PRODUCTION Division.

Basically, you need a gun, holster, belt, magazines and mag pouches. You will be limited to use 10 rounds per magazine and need to shoot 9mm.

Most guns will be the typical carry guns but the full size variant. Striker fired guns dominate but the new hotness are the DA/SA metal framed guns because of the weight.

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I will randomly pick a COMMENT down below to give away an ALL ACCESS PASS from the 2016 Shooter’s Summit ( Drawing is three days from posting..




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  1. Joseph Dodge
    June 5, 2017 at 2:13 am — Reply

    Always wanted to get into shooting competition USPSA/IDPA.
    Would love the opportunity to learn, and go to the shooters summit

    • August 8, 2017 at 2:55 am — Reply

      Joseph you can get the 2016 Summit videos by clicking the link on the page and stay tuned for the 2017 Summit!

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