Mez took me to a really, really nice range in the city he lives in and in the excitement, I forgot to pick up the target I needed to shoot the drill, so I pulled my training book out of my bag and fell back to the dreaded-but-much-loved Dot Torture.
I had done some sort-of training with the G42 to make sure I could hit the broad side of a barn (or a torso-sized target), but I haven't done a lot of training/practice with it. When I'm just out farting around at the range - not doing any drills - I shoot primarily strong-handed (in my case, right-handed), but when I'm doing drills and focused practice I always run the drill both strong- and weak-handed.
It was a good decision to go to the Dot Torture instead of the other drill, which requires your first five shots to be at 25 yards. With the Para, I have full confidence I can hit at that distance. However, with a pocket pistol ... well, it would have been iffy.
But then I remember, I'm doing it with a pocket pistol and while I didn't shoot it clean, I did complete the strings of fire and I can only improve. I just need a lot more trigger time. A lot more.
And when I do finally shoot it clean, there will be much celebrating!
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