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Old 08-14-2018, 4:03 PM
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Default Best intro course for shooting competitions, August 18

Steel Challenge Training Seminar – 08/18/18, 10/20/18

Course Topics:

Introduction to the Steel Challenge Speed Shooting Competition
The Rules of Steel Shooting
Divisions in competition
How to Practice
How to Compete
Addressing Common Misconceptions Such As:
The Challenge is a speed shooting match – Wrong
Shooting slow is more accurate than shooting fast – Wrong
I need to shoot 50,000 rounds of ammo to get fast – Wrong
It takes super coordination to shoot fast and accurately – Wrong
I can’t shoot as fast as the Pros – Wrong

Basic Speed Shooting Fundamentals:
Body Position – Stance
Body Position – Index
Body Position – Isolation of the three body parts, hips, shoulders, eyes
Body Position – Less is Best
The importance of building a simple manual of arms and sticking to the routine

Learning the 8 current Stages of Fire that make up the Steel Challenge
Names of the stages and the skills each stage tests.
The best order of engagement for the best result
Which stages should I practice the most
Which stages should I push for speed vs. cruse for consistency
How to track my improvement


Basic understanding of the NRA four rules of safe gun handling
Treat every gun as if it is loaded
Never point a gun at anything you are not willing to destroy
Be sure of your target and what is beyond it
Never put your finger on the trigger until you are ready to shoot
Items needed for the course:
.22 caliber, 9mm, .40, .45 pistol in good condition ( .22 LR is recommended)
5 working magazines for the pistol
A gun rug, pouch with zipper or gun bag as the range is a cold range and no gun handling off the line is allowed.
500 rounds of .22 standard or high vel. Ammo, no hyper velocity ammo
Ammo available at the range if ordered ahead of time
Snacks and plenty of water
Notebook and pen
Eye and ear protection
Sunscreen, hats, short sleeve shirts and pants are ok with sunscreen, but long pants and sleeves are recommended.
Closed-toe shoes, tennis shoes or tactical shoes recommended
A cleaned gun in advance of the course and additional cleaning equipment and supplies.


Check-In: 8:00 am
Start Time: 9:00 am
End Time: 2:00 pm

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Our shooting range is located on 6700 Holser Canyon Road, Piru, CA 93040
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