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by equin
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Competitive Shooting
Topic: The Tactical Games coming to Texas
Replies: 20
Views: 10464

Re: The Tactical Games coming to Texas

Paladin wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 12:16 pm
Elite Division Recommended Standards:
Physical Standards:
Minimum / Recommended / Time
1.5 mile run with Kit 12 min / 10.5 min
Push-ups 50 / 80-100 / 2 min
Grip/Leg Strength* 30 / 50-60 / 2 min
Power/Endurance* 5 min / 3.5 min
Pull-ups 6 / 10-15
Cannot come off the bar. Must be strict. No kipping

*Grip/Leg Strength: Use (2) 45lb dumbbells and do full squats from dumbbell touching the ground to full extension.
*Power/Endurance: Pickup and move a 50lb sandbag 50yards and do 10 burpees, repeat for a total of 4 runs and record total time. Time should fall within the 7-12 minute range.

Shooting Standards:

1. 300 point accuracy standard; to be done at 15 yards, 2 hand, strong hand, and support hand; 10 shots for each method. Shot with an NRA B8P bullseye target and can be done at any indoor range. Minimum passing score is 80% and recommended score is 90-95%
2. Fast Drill @ 7 yards: Minimum time hack is 7s and recommended standard is sub 6s

http://pistol-training.com/drills/the-fast

3. El Presidente Drill @7 yards: Recommended time envelope is between 7 and 9 seconds.



4. Walk Back Drill

Starting at 10 yards, shoot one round on steel.
Walk back 10 yards, and shoot another round on steel.
Repeat this process and walk back as far as you can go before missing repeatedly.
Normally, a shooter gets two shots at each distance. If the shooter misses both shots at a particular distance, the drill is finished and he has reached the limit at which his/her fundamentals break down.
An athlete competing in the Elite Division should be able to shoot fairly easily out to 50 yards and beyond. Great shooters can continue to hit steel out to well over 100 yards.

Elite athletes may encounter:

150# - 200# Sandbag carries and lifts
Multiple Rope Climbs in full kit, back to back
Obstacles such as wall climbs, low crawls, monkey bars, tunnel crawls, balance beams, etc.
Pistol Shots out to 50 yards on a C-Zone Steel Target
Off Axis shots with rifle
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I gotta practice!
The physical minimums are tough but doable with training. They’ll just be tougher for a guy like me in his 50’s. You mention those are “Elite Division” minimums, though. I tried looking it up but couldn’t find more info. Are there other divisions? If so, do you have a link to those and their physical minimums?
by equin
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Competitive Shooting
Topic: The Tactical Games coming to Texas
Replies: 20
Views: 10464

Re: The Tactical Games coming to Texas

Sounds like it may be too much fun to pass up! Age is just a number. I’m in my 50’s and have had my share of injuries and health problems, but as long as I can still move around I figure why pass up the chance? I have no delusions of being competitive with others, many of whom may well be young, fit former Special Forces types. But if it gets me out of the house to train for something, at least it allows me to compete against myself and learn more.
by equin
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Competitive Shooting
Topic: The Tactical Games coming to Texas
Replies: 20
Views: 10464

Re: The Tactical Games coming to Texas

Tried to type the acronym for Waco Tactical Fitness but it came out to “what the heck” above.
by equin
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Competitive Shooting
Topic: The Tactical Games coming to Texas
Replies: 20
Views: 10464

Re: The Tactical Games coming to Texas

Anyone done both, the Tactical Games and what the heck? If so, how do they compare (aside from TG not allowing optics)?

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