#57: Myths About Being A GM

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This week on the podcast, I talk about misconceptions that people have about being a GM or shooting matches as a GM, and why it’s not really all that different. If you want to support the podcast, consider buying a shirt at www.berryshooting.com/shop .

#56: South Carolina Section Match

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This week on the podcast, I talk about how the South Carolina Section Match went and the lessons I’m taking away from it going forward. My video for the match is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhFyYBQKS94 . If you want to support the podcast, consider buying a shirt at berryshooting.com/shop .

#55: South Carolina Section Prep

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This week on the podcast, I talk about my mindset and preparation going in to the 2019 SC Section match this Saturday, including how I’m setting my expectations for my performance and the key things I want to include in each visualization. I also talk about the recent announcement of the 2019 NC Section at Sir Walter Gun Club in October of this year. I post my match videos online at youtube.com/BenBerryUSPSA. If you want to support the podcast, consider buying a shirt at berryshooting.com/shop.

#43: NC Section 2018

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This week on the podcast, I talk about the NC Section match. I talk through the different stages and how I approached them, and my overall mindset that I used to win.

#38: USPSA Rule Changes, Pt. 2

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This week on the podcast, I continue my discussion of the proposed rule changes for the 2019 USPSA rulebook. I run through the details about what will be changing and why I think they are almost all good improvements for the sport.

#37: USPSA Rule Changes, Pt. 1

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This week on the podcast, I talk about the proposed rule changes for the 2019 USPSA rulebook. I run through the details about what will be changing and why I think they are almost all good improvements for the sport.

#34: Practice For Where You Want To Be, Not Where You Are

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This week on the podcast, I start out by talking about cancelling the NC Section due to Hurricane Florence, which I maintain to be the right decision. I then mention that my wife and I will be on the September 24th episode of the Dave Ramsey show doing our Debt Free Scream. For the main topic, I discuss the idea of setting up your practice around your goals, not your current situation in order to make sure you don’t get stuck on the plateau you’re currently on and keep your focus on moving to the next level. After that, I … Read More

#26: IPSC Nationals, Part 2

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This week on the podcast, I talk about US IPSC Nationals, why I am interested in shooting it, some interesting aspects of the IPSC stage breakdown, and give some thoughts on the similarity of Production and Standard under IPSC rules.

#24: Range Officer

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This week on the podcast, I talk about my history as a Range Officer, what to expect from the RO and CRO classes, and give some ideas on how to get started running the timer, even without taking the class.

#22: Cheating

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This week on the podcast, I discuss how USPSA is surprisingly resistant to cheating, why that’s great, and a few ideas to make it even better.

#21: Q&A

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This week on the podcast, I answer listener questions about Production 15, IPSC stage design, where to look when you’re moving, and how to deal with the pressure to do well at major matches.

#20: IPSC Nationals Prep

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This week on the podcast, I talk about switching my gear over to prepare for IPSC Nationals, shooting Production 15 in club matches, and what I’m focusing on training leading up to the match.

#15: South Carolina Section Match

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On this episode, I talk about the 2018 South Carolina USPSA Section match. I talk about the great administration, the high-quality, diverse stages, and some of the challenges they presented. I talk about my own performance and how things went, good and bad, and lessons I’ll be taking in to practice.

#14: Major Match Prep

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This week on the podcast, I talk about what I’ve been doing to prepare for the upcoming 2018 South Carolina Section match, my first major match of the season. I talk about the minor gun maintenance I’m doing, my mindset going in to the match, and how I’m defining success for the match separate from the ultimate finish.

#7: Flying to Nationals & Purpose of Big Matches

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This week on Short Course, I talk about my experience flying to the USPSA Nationals in 2017, particularly my mistake of trying to fly with my ammo. I also discuss what I look to get out of a big match like a Level 2, and what isn’t all that important to me.

#4: Planning Your Major Match Schedule

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Short Course Podcast-004-Planning Your Major Match Schedule

This week on Short Course, I talk about how I look at the different types of matches, based on the level of competition they offer and the resources required to shoot them. I outline a plan to decide which matches to shoot in a give year based on where you are as a shooter and where you can make the most useful progress. As an illustration, I apply this idea to my own 2018 match schedule. If you want to get future episodes automatically, subscribe to the podcast feed.