Having tracked four years of IDPA match results have shed some light on my pistol proficiency journey which has been filled with breakthroughs, stagnation, and everything in between. The journey isn’t done, but a retrospective is in order.
Five shots at five yards in five seconds into a 3×5 playing card. Pass or fail. That’s the Old West Test.
Trying things outside of our comfort zone can provide a different perspective which can deepen our understanding and appreciation. I think this applies to shooting as well and my recent competitive shooting shenanigans appear to confirm that.
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While a highly specialized holster isn’t necessary for competing in USPSA nor will it auto-magically improve one’s results, it sure can help one look the part. The GX VICE is one of those and it is superbly functional.
Practice doesn’t make perfect. Correct practice makes perfect. The problem is diagnosing and correcting problems in practice can be challenging, but certain practice methods can minimize the amount of diagnosis needed.