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This is a discussion on IDPA within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by edr9x23super Yep, it can help because IDPA is what USPSA/IPSC used to be; about practical scenarios. Outside of a professional school like ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by edr9x23super View Post
    Yep, it can help because IDPA is what USPSA/IPSC used to be; about practical scenarios. Outside of a professional school like Blackwater or Gunsite it is probably going to be the most help for you learning how to use the equipment you carry....
    I do the USPSA/IPSC almost every month. What did it "used to be"? I go at it with all my normal carry methods/equipment other than I OC instead of CC. Use my OWB holsters/mag carriers. I won't be getting into the 'race-gun' ordeal. Matches or competition is what you make of it, and you don't have to 'catch up' to anyone else. That's not what it's about in my opinion. Others may do as they will and take home what they want.

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    I second what a few posters said about improving your gun handling, shooting on the move, fast reloads, clearing jams and shooting accurately under pressure.

    Even the best shooters will tell you after the buzzer you lose brain cells when the adrenalin kicks in.

    They both have their pros and cons. Shoot them both and have fun.
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    I downloaded the rule book and read it thru. Like the way they layed everything out for you.
    As long as I've been shooting Cowboy I never have been one to worry about score, just trying to shoot my best. Planning on doing the same thing with IDPA.

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    I joined IDPA to get some low cost training and I have feel it is a good start.

    Quote Originally Posted by tbrenke View Post
    My local location.
    Jim Hickey is a great guy. very acurate with that 1911 .45 of his (daily carry)

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    I have a few buddy that go there for the match's. Mario, Larry, and Tony. I haven't been abled to make it down there yet as I work untill 6:00 and it's a 1hour drive. Some day though.

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