Issue 45 Pistol Drill: 3-Style Dan Brokos Join the Conversation This drill is a great way to reinforce the fundamentals of marksmanship by forcing you to use your strong and support hands under time pressure. If you don’t concentrate on your trigger press and releasing the shot without disturbing your sight picture, then you’ll wind up shanking rounds into the dirt — either low and left with your strong hand, or low and right with your support hand. For a video of how to run the drill, go to the Training Tuneups channel at RECOILtv. Distance: 7 yards Target: 8-inch dot Weapon: handgun, three magazines Procedure Load and make ready. Standing at the 7-yard line, set your timer to a 5-second PAR time. On the beep, draw and using both hands, place as many rounds on target as possible. For your second string, reset the timer to a 6-second PAR time, load, and make ready. At the beep, draw strong hand only and place as many rounds in the target as possible. For your third string, reset timer to 7.5 seconds, load, and make ready. At the beep, place as many rounds as possible into the target, support-hand only, including the draw. Your goal should be to have more than 25 shots inside the dot. More is better. Explore RECOILweb:KiloNiner K9 Gear (for the Smaller Operators)RECOILtv NRA 2017: Wilson Combat EDC X9 1911Long-Range Killing Machine: The Defensive Edge 338 TerminatorGoing Hot NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.