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Follow the instructions on the target. This is a great drill for single-hand and off-hand shooting- if you carry concealed, use a hand-hold flashlight, and/ or like to train for every situation then shooting with one hand is a necessity. Practice shooting with both hands independently often. The cadence drills (the lower four boxes) are good as they will teach you to manage the recoil of your firearm. Good firm grip, follow-through, excellent trigger control and proper stance will all help you manage the recoil better.
Shooter will engage 12 1” red dots (1 round per target). Start at 3 yards and move the target to 7 yards as proficiency increases (pistol). With rifle push to 7 yards and out (remember your hold-over). This is an accuracy drill made to identify deficiencies in trigger and grip. Concentrate on smooth trigger presses, consistent grip, and good sight picture and alignment. If you are consistently shooting low, dry-fire your pistol and watch for barrel dip on your trigger press. Once the barrel dip is gone dryfiring, go back to live-fire.
Start this drill at 5 yards. Load your pistol (or rifle) with 1 X 2 round magazine. Also have a second magazine with 1 X 4 rounds. Fire two rounds at the larger circle. Conduct an emergency reload when your firearm goes into a slide-lock, and fire two subsequent rounds into the smaller circle. Your pistol will now have two rounds remaining in your magazine. Reload your second magazine with two rounds and repeat the drill. If you have a shot timer and are drawing from the holster, try and shoot this drill in under 4 seconds. Good Luck!
Load 1 X 10 round magazine- this drill can be shoot at any range but recommend shooting it from 3-7 yards with pistol and 7-15 yards with rifle. Shoot the number of rounds that are in each circle. Shoot in any order. Shoot as fast as you can but still get hits. Push yourself! Once you start missing, slow down just enough to get hits in each circle. The goal of this drill is to increase your speed and accuracy, but also to identify your own shooter’s solution. Shooter’s solution is each shooter understanding how fast they can shoot at a target, considering three things- 1) size of target 2) distance to target 3) shooter ability. If you have a shot timer and are doing this drill from the holster, shoot for a time of 6 seconds or less. The goal is four seconds with a carbine from low ready.
Load 2 X 10 round magazines. This drill can be shot from 3 to 7 yards with pistol and 7-10 yards with rifle. Shoot 10 rounds within the black vertical line and 10 rounds within the horizontal line. This drill can be done from the draw or from position 3 to position 4 if shooting pistol. This is both a speed and accuracy drill. If you are running this drill from the draw and using a shot timer the goal is to shoot within the line at two seconds or less for each shot. You can also use the same time standard from low ready with your rifle.