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INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS SHOOTING

The CTT-Solutions sport shooting pistol class is designed to give a shooter exposure to the training strategies for sport shooting that will allow him/ her to progress in the competitive world of sport shooting. It is based on the techniques I used to move from A-class in Limited 10 division to Master class in Limited, Limited 10 and Production in about a 4 month period. While it is oriented towards USPSA it is applicable in IDPA and 3-gun as well.

Topics covered:

  • Safety
  • Pistol/holster/sight selection and accessories
  • Equipment location on a sport rig
  • Sport Pistol Marksmanship (speed/accuracy balance and when each takes precedence)
  • Identifying acceptable sight picture from shot to shot
  • Body Mechanics and Moving While Shooting
  • Proper use of a timer for training
  • Multiple target engagement
  • Surgical /low percentage shots
  • Moving apparatus: swingers, Texas stars, Polish/Irish plate racks (as available at facility)
  • Strategy for shooting classifiers
  • Overall stage strategy