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Good training day with 83yr young student

Discussion in 'Tactics and Training' started by ChiefWPD, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. ChiefWPD

    ChiefWPD

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    Visiting relatives in CA I was asked to help the grand mom of my nephew to learn to shoot a handgun for personal protection.

    Biggest problem I've had with students of that age is digit strength and recoil issues.

    I did a morning training session, mostly working on trigger control and focusing on the front sight.

    Off to a local range (P2k?). Rented a nice clean LCR .22. Put up the largest target there, reversed side to us. Distance was 15' (length of her bedroom).

    Really surprised and pleased. She showed good trigger control and she focused on the front sight! 6"/7" grouping in the center of mass!

    Back to the first gun store we'd been to earlier and granny bought herself a new Ruger LCR .22!

    It was a good day!
     
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2013

  2. itstime

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    Great job sir. And I hearer on here complaining on the trigger pull of that gun. Lol
     
  3. janice6

    janice6 Silver Member

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    Excellent.

    My son is setting up the extended family CCW renewal this week. I am proud of my armed and carrying extended family.

    (We have mor females with guns than males)
     
  4. ChiefWPD

    ChiefWPD

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    Funny, the pull on this LCR was quite nice.