The Psychology of the Re-Shoot

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  When you're in a shooting competition, and especially when there are guns to be won on the prize table, there are no do-overs. If you completely and totally screw up a stage, you can't...

En Route to a Weekend with Team FNH USA

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I love flying. I love it a lot more when I'm the pilot in command (hence why I'm dropping about $10k on a PPL) but I'll take it any way I can get it....

Shooting the 2013 AR15.com Pro/Am, Day 1

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9xtuS6aDZY A good 3-gun match is all about making choices. Choices like whether to shoot a target with a handgun or a shotgun. Which side of a "V"-shaped couse to start on. And where to...

If You Shoot It, They Will Come

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At SHOT Show this year, I heard the craziest idea I’d ever heard in my life: someone was going to host a women’s only 3-gun match, and they fully expected to sell out the...

Shooting the 2013 AR15.com Pro/Am, Day 3

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51OI0VbF5Mw For the final day of the competition, we only had two stages left. My chances of a good finish had already flown out the window, so all I was concerned with was not making...

Sneak Peek: My Lack of Free Time is Your Benefit

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Looking at the calendar for the next two months, I have mixed feelings. On the one hand, I'll be burning through all of my time off from the day job (and working extra days...

Shooting the 2013 FNH USA 3-Gun Championship, Part 1

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8J81V3Aju8 For the average 3-gun competitor, things run pretty seamlessly at matches. You show up, you run through the stages with the help of the range officers and then, at some point, you see the...

I’ll Never Shoot 3-Gun With Reloads Again — The Musical

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZGX_23xuTo Professional 3-gun shooters are a strange bunch. Point in case: making up songs about how using your buddy's hand-loaded ammunition in a competition stage without trying it first is a very, very bad idea....

Shooting the 2013 Crimson Trace Midnight 3-Gun Invitational – Night 1

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwUbYPAC7dk One of the greatest 3-gun events in the US is the Crimson Trace Midnight 3-Gun Invitational. The competition is held in the dead of night inbeautifulBend, Oregon, and there's always tons o' fun stuff...

Why Crossfit Makes Me a Better Shooter

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Last weekend I shot the 3-Gun Nation Southeast Regional Championship in Clinton, SC. The match included a variety of stage designs and terrain – everything from close-and-fast stages in bays, to a shotgun jungle...

Shooting the 2013 Crimson Trace Midnight 3-Gun Invitational – Night 2

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDQGrCxP1gc The first night of the Crimson Trace Midnight 3-Gun Invitational didn’t end on a promising note. Any time you collect 30 seconds worth of penalties you’re having a bad day. But while that night...

Shooting the 2013 AR15.com Pro/Am, Day 2

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3378IREteJ0 The first day of the AR15.com 3-gun went...okay. There were some things I wish I'd done done better (like not hitting the damned no-shoot target), but all-in-all I was doing pretty well. By the...