Is Competition Training?
I shot in my first handgun match in 1978. I won a 5-inch-tall trophy for ‘Best New Shooter’ (I still have it!). Since then, I have shot in dozens of matches - from state championships to local Law Enforcement (LE) matches. I have shot against world champions and real gunfighters and held my own most of the time, winning/placing more than I lost. I mention this only to say, even though I did well, I learned very little regarding fighting with a handgun from shooting in competi