Twenty three year veteran police officer, twelve year SWAT team leader, 3-Gun Nation Pro Tour shooter and one heck of a cool guy Keith Garcia joins us to discuss the 50 Challenges that you should be doing to become a better shooter and how they are the stones that make up the Shooting, Weapon Manipulations and Transitions pyramid.
PLUS: Hear Dianna Muller throw down the gauntlet to Keith Garcia in Episode 5, challenging him to a “best interview” contest. Vote for your favorite interview here!
In this Episode You’ll Learn:
- How to balance shooting, training and teaching with softball and Kung Fu. And why it is important.
- Why Keith wants you to mount it as hard and aggressively as you can.
- How can a 3-Gun match possibly be tougher than a 6-Gun match? And what the heck is a 6-Gun match?
- Why if you’re using a quick disconnect scope mount in 3-Gun, you are wrong!
- How to suck it up and come back for more if your first 3-Gun match is a total disaster.
- If you suck at shooting you MUST get surgically enhanced if you want to beat Keith.
- The #1 way to learn and improve in the sport of 3-Gun…. Right behind listening to the 3-Gun Show.
- And more!
- Taran Tactical Innovations
- Timney Triggers
- Akai Custom Guns
- Predator Tactical
- Sac. Black Rifle
- JP Enterprises
- Dueck Defense
- Timney Triggers
- MGM Targets
- Nordic Componets
- Warne Scope Mounts
- Swarovski Optik
Gear mentioned in this Episode:
- H&K MP5
- JP Enterprises
- JP/TTI Uppers in 14.5″, 16″ and 18″
- Hornaday V-Max Bullets
- Swarozki Z6i with BDC Reticle
- Warne Scope Mount
- Dueck Defense Rapid Transition Sites
- Royal Arms Featherlite Stock
- Bravo Company USA KMR Aluminum/Magnesium Handguard
- JP Captured Silent Spring
- Timney Trigger
- AP Custom Quad-Loaders
- Benelli M2 modified by Taran Tactical Innovations
- Nordic Components Extended Magazine Tube
- TTI Extended Bolt Release
- Akai Custom Guns Limited 2011
- Akai Custom Guns Carry Guns
- TTI Extended Magazine Bases
- FN SLP Shotgun
Matches and Organizations mentioned in this episode:
- USPSA Multigun Nationals
- USPSA Pistol Nationals
- 3-Gun Nation Western Regional Championship
- Army Marksmanship Unit
- Best in the West SWAT Competition (hosted by Santa Clara Sheriff’s Dept)
- Southern Utah Practical Shooters
- Richmond Hot Shots
- Zach Valley 3-Gun Club
- Diablo Rod & Gun Club, Concord
People mentioned in this episode:
- Mike Voigt
- Taran Butler of Taran Tactical Innovations
- Jerry Miculek
- Barry Dueck of Dueck Defense
- Daniel Horner of the AMU
- Ken Nelson of the Tactical Performance Center
Video Mentioned in this Episode:
- Keith’s Magic Open-Bolt Quad Load of Doom
- Keith’s 40 Round Shotgun Stage Win at 3-Gun Nation Western Regional
Connect with Keith:
- Send Keith a message on Facebook, ask him about the 50 Challenges, his training opportunities and let him know how much you liked his interview on The 3-Gun Show!
- Train with Keith at the Tactical Performance Center
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