Archive for the ‘DotW’ Category

The Q-PT and 30 Drills

Friday, August 21st, 2015

The Q-PT target sold by National Target Company was obviously designed with Aim Fast Hit Fast and Aim Fast Hit Small classes in mind. My goal was to have a single target that could accommodate all the different drills that would be used in class. The target has a number of different ...

Bill Drill 2

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

What do you do when Bill Wilson tells you he's updated his legendary Bill Drill? Tell everyone else, obviously: The Bill Drill 2. (But Bill, it's 2014... you really should call it Bill Drill 2.0 8-) ) Train hard & stay safe! ToddG DotW #45

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

DocGKR has posted this week's Drill of the Week at F-PAR High% Draw Huh? It's a "floating PAR" drill, meaning that each time you try it, you adjust your PAR time based on success or failure. Each attempt has a direct consequence on your next. If you shoot it in time, you lower the ...

Drill of the Week #41: Caleb’s 150rd IDPA Practice Session

Monday, August 20th, 2012

The Drill of the Week takes a slightly different tack this week with Caleb "Gun Nuts" Gidding's 150rd IDPA Practice Session.  Contrary to the title, it's an excellent overall program for a short training session: draws, reloads, low% targets, and high% targets with multiple reps of everything so it's ...

Drill of the Week 37: the iHack

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

The latest Drill of the Week has been posted at It's a repeat of the iHack ... the first Drill of the Week in 2012. The iHack is a  modification of the Hackathorn 3-second Head Shot Standards which is more suitable for folks who are limited to working on a single ...

Drill of the Week 36: Surprise Reloads

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Just in time for "My 1911 Reloads Suck Out Loud" week, DocGKR has posted the 36th Drill of the Week: Surprise Reloads. Give it a try and post your results at PF! Train hard & stay safe! ToddG

DotW 35: 3×5 in 5

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

I'm a little late here, but on Monday DocGKR posted the latest Drill of the Week: "3x5 in 5" which is a timed walkback drill on a simple 3x5 card. If you've been following along with the DotW you've noticed that this is the fifth drill in a row ...

DotW 33: 3×5 Cold

Monday, June 25th, 2012

The Drill of the Week (which has recently been more like the Drill of Some Weeks) gets renewed life with the help of DocGKR who posted Week 33: a 3x5 cold drill. Check it out and give it a try. Train hard & stay safe! ToddG

DotW 27 Posted

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

The Drill of the Week # 27 has been posted: AMRAP from the Draw. Check it out. Participate. Improve. Train hard & stay safe! ToddG


Monday, March 26th, 2012

Drill of the Week 26: AMRAP 3x5 from Ready has been posted at It's the second in a series of AMRAP drills that we'll be doing over the next several weeks. Typically, timed drills work one of two ways: There is a PAR time, and you attempt to complete a given course of fire ...