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Re: What are your 2018 shooting goals?

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Post by mr surveyor » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:06 pm

after the last 3 years .... my 2018 goal is to be physically able to at least go to the range more often. It ain't easy to turn 60, then almost immediately start being afflicted for the next few years with crazy, out of the ordinary stuff .... but it is what it is.

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Post by SQLGeek » Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:17 pm

Scott B. wrote:
SQLGeek wrote:Just shooting more would be an accomplishment for me.

I haven't really thought about this but I suppose I'd like to shoot a match of some kind and start going to the range with a purpose.

I'll need to think on this more.
Monty, not to pimp my other thread, but you want to shoot more take on the Winchester/NRA marksmanship challenge at PSC. I think you'd really enjoy it. A great deal of it could be done on your own.

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Good stuff, Scott. I'll give it a detailed read when I have some quiet time. I'll set an immediate goal for my next range trip of having some drills to peform and a plan before I go. Assuming I don't get distracted at the .22 range again. :D

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Post by oljames3 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:18 pm

In the 12/24/17 Handgun World Podcast, Karl Rehn and John Daub discuss shooting drills.
http://www.handgunworld.com/episode-443 ... un-drills/

In 2017, I took several classes from Karl and John and KR Training. https://krtraining.com/

I am confident that I have achieved the 25% of Grand Master accuracy that Karl mentions in this artilcle on drills.
http://blog.krtraining.com/handgun-worl ... ls-plus-2/

My goal for 2018 is to use these drills to improve my accuracy and take more training to improve my overall self defense abilities.
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Post by bobby » Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:48 pm

Dude that target is tough. But I had fun tonight at the club.

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Post by Scott B. » Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:05 am

oljames3 wrote:I am confident that I have achieved the 25% of Grand Master accuracy that Karl mentions in this artilcle on drills.
http://blog.krtraining.com/handgun-worl ... ls-plus-2/
Some great drills there. "The Test" looks challenging. Going to have to try that one for sure.
bobby wrote:Dude that target is tough. But I had fun tonight at the club.

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That one's fun isn't it? Nice shooting.
mr surveyor wrote:after the last 3 years .... my 2018 goal is to be physically able to at least go to the range more often.
Fitness is one I need to work on as well.
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Make top half of C level in USPSA.
I've only shot in a monthly, non-affiliated match the last few years. Unfortunately, that club shut down at the end of 2017. I'm going to have start shooting w/ one of the local IDPA/USPSA groups around here. Have no idea where I'll stack up so that might be a good challenge to tackle.
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Post by bmwrdr » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:07 am

1. As in the past no ND's.
1. Review safety rules.
3. Go to the range on a regular base.

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Post by G40yes » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:15 am

I plan to work on getting faster while maintaining good practical accuracy past 15 yards.
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Post by RPBrown » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:25 am

I have to try to get to the range more. Paying yearly for a membership and haven't had a chance to go more than once a month at best. I do want to to take a trauma course of some sort. I have kept my CPR certification active but since I retired (moved) from the volunteer fire department 20+ years ago, I haven't had any advanced first aid training.
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Post by canvasbck » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:43 am

Had a pretty good 2017, her'es the plan for 2018:

1. Make Master in at least one more division in IDPA
2. Get into the trophies (top 1/5) in Master in SSP
3. Get into the trophies in B class in USPSA
4. (My tough one) Make A class USPSA production
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Post by oljames3 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:07 am

mr surveyor wrote:after the last 3 years .... my 2018 goal is to be physically able to at least go to the range more often. It ain't easy to turn 60, then almost immediately start being afflicted for the next few years with crazy, out of the ordinary stuff .... but it is what it is.

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Understood. The Army told me I had to retire at age 60. Then the VA told me I was 70% disabled. This year I turn 66 and start drawing Social Security. My consolation is that I can still go to the range. My goal for this year is to measure and improve my accuracy and self defense capabilities. John Daub said it well in his blog:
Start making your own collection. Strive to put in a good variety that covers the depth and breadth of skills relevant to your context. Put in ones that push you, that expose your flaws and weaknesses, and that can be used over time to help you measure progress.
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Post by allisji » Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:42 am

If I can make it to the range about once per month that would be doing really well for me.

Other than that I would really like to take a pistol class.

I could probably count on one hand the number of times I visited the range in 2017. I did burn through about 350 rounds on Saturday though. It was a good range trip as I practiced some grip, stance, and sight techniques that I had wanted to implement. Also practiced shooting one-handed with both hands, which I had never done before.

I need more range trips to improve my accuracy. I do need to improve my accuracy
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Post by QB » Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:43 pm

1) take 5 new rifles (purchased in 2017) to the range, finalize the mounting of the optics and sight them in/function test rifles
2) take 1 new handgun (purchased in 2017) to the range and sight in/function test
3) try to get to the range at least once a month, preferably twice (I used to go nearly every weekend...sigh)
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Post by puma guy » Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:57 pm

Like many here I'm hoping to get to the range and shoot more often. Also to shoot a couple of firearms I haven't taken to the range yet.
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Post by JRG » Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:01 pm

QB wrote:1) take 5 new rifles (purchased in 2017) to the range, finalize the mounting of the optics and sight them in/function test rifles
2) take 1 new handgun (purchased in 2017) to the range and sight in/function test
3) try to get to the range at least once a month, preferably twice (I used to go nearly every weekend...sigh)

I hear you!! I've got a new AR purchased in April of 2017 that I still have not gotten to the range.

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Post by BBYC » Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:22 pm

Not to shoot my eye out.
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