Let’s talk about a few match, err…staples (pardon the pun), that often go unconsidered but can have a positive, or negative, effect on your match.[Read more…] about Match Supplies – Penny Wise or Pound Foolish?
Archives for August 2019
The mysteries of Virginia Count
Love it or hate it, Virginia Count scoring is part of USPSA. Virginia Count (VC) scoring is another way to provide a different shooting challenge by limiting the number of shots at targets versus the Comstock scoring method where competitors can shoot at the targets as many times as they choose. Most people dislike VC simply because they don’t understand how it works, especially when a competitor shoots the stage wrong.[Read more…] about The mysteries of Virginia Count
NROI Tips – The 180
If you are new to USPSA, you have probably heard a lot of talk about “the 180”. What is it? Why should I care? Both competitors and stage designers/builders need to know what it is and how to avoid creating 180 traps. Check out the NROI Tips video and then read more below the video.[Read more…] about NROI Tips – The 180
Moving targets and activation
Moving targets, ones that remain visible at rest or disappear after movement, are an easy way to add a challenge to any stage design. And when a competitor activates the targets per the WSB, then there usually isn’t a problem….other than some possible misses. But, what happens when a competitor fails to activate a moving target? The July Question of the Month asked: What is the penalty for not activating a disappearing target before the last shot?[Read more…] about Moving targets and activation