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Old 07-26-2018, 1:28 PM
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Default Steel Challenge Training Seminar, August 18, 2018

Course Topics:

Introduction to the Steel Challenge Speed Shooting Competition
  • The Rules of Steel Shooting
  • Scoring
  • 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.


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