chad swartout training and comp journal

#1
11/26/16 2gun match outdoors

1st match I ever shot

placed 41 out of 55 over all
9th out of 15 in my division

5 stages with targets on long stage set 75 to 200 shooting from prone and barricade positions all other stages 100 yards and in steel and paper

Gear Used
Ar-15 bcm 14.5 upper pwa lower, cmc trigger, aimpoint PRO
S&W m&p 9mm 4.25 stock w/trl-1 light in RCS phantom holster 3 mags

Take aways
ran out of pistol ammo with target left on one stage.
need more work on moving and shooting, target transitions, barricade, port shooting from different positions, rifle reloads
 
#2
12/11/16 2gun match indoor

2 stages 20 targets per stage each stage shot twice for a total of 4 stages

Placed 12 out of 40 overall
2nd out of 9 in my division
shot 2 of the 4 stages clean with no penalties other 2 stages had one no shoot on each stage

Gear Used
Ar-15 bcm 14.5 upper, pwa lower, cmc trigger, aimpoint PRO
S&W m&p 9mm 4.25 stock w/trl-1 light RCS phantom holster, 3 mags

Take Aways
had two no shoots, meaning shot rifle target with pistol or pistol target with rifle
there was a good time difference between 1st and 2nd place (63 seconds over all in the match)
need to work on target transitions both rifle and pistol, time between shots (splits) and over all speed moving on the range
 
#3
1/1/17 practice season outdoors
temp 25F
short range session due to temp
Gear
ar-15 w/ aimpoint PRO
s&w m&p 9mm 4.25

working on target transitions

2x2x2 drill 3 uspsa targts one yard apart
ar-15
shot at 5 yard from low ready
1.90 over all .61 .22 .35 .20 .41 .23
shot at 10 yards
2.17 over all .63 .22 .50 .20 .41 .21
2.04 over all .67 .22 .44 .19 .31 .21
2.02 over all .73 .21 .43 .18 .27 .20
1.96 over all .76 .22 .33 .20 .25 .20
1.88 over all .74 .20 .33 .19 .27 .18
m&p 9mm at 10yards
2.59 over all .94 .27 .41 .24 .47 .27
2.55 over all .81 .27 .44 .25 .52 .26
2.28 over all .68 .24 .40 .25 .46 .25
 
#4
1/15/17 2gun match indoors

2 stages 20 targets per stage, each stage shot twice for a total of 4 stages
placed 12th out of 39 over allno a/b
3rd out of 16 in my division
shot 2 of the 4 stages clean no penalties, 2 no shoot penalties and 1 failure to neutralize on the others(no a/b zone or only one hit on target)

Gear Used
AR-15 w/ aimpoint PRO
s&w m&p 9mm 4.25 w/trl-1 light

Take Aways
need to keep movement going in the same direction (went back for target instead of starting with that target)
pistol split times need to get better
need to stop look for my hits on the target and trust my shots
still need to work on my over all speed while moving
time difference from 1st to 2nd .30 2nd to 3rd .21 1st t0 3rd .51
 
#5
1/29/17 practice session outdoor
Temp 23

Ar15
M&p 9mm

Worked on pistol control and cadence with out timer
Worked on not watching for hit before moving on to next target and trusting my shots and target transition

Worked rifle target transition
2x2 drill 10yards
1.65 .79 .20 .47 .19
1.91 .89 .20 .61 .21
1.63 .83 .19 .40 .21
1.46 .69 .21 .37 .21
1.33 .55 20 .35 .23

Work reduced A zone targets with rifle and pistol

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