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  1. That M92 clone is a competition version. Looks...

    That M92 clone is a competition version. Looks heavily influenced by the Elite II, it even has the new take down lever gas pedal and dovetailed front sight.



    The Girsanís are good to go. If I...
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    First wrestling class tonight. Holy crap, thatís...

    First wrestling class tonight. Holy crap, thatís a whole other level of cardio.

    We worked on double leg take downs and sprawls and then did some wrestling at the end. Very, very, fun, and very,...
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    My brother always said (about his work): You may...

    My brother always said (about his work): You may be smarter and more talented than me, but youíre not going to outwork me.

    That always stuck with me. I see it all the time in all areas of my life....
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    Tonights class kicked my butt! Wow! Side kicks...

    Tonights class kicked my butt! Wow!

    Side kicks are harder than they look! Iím loving learning the new skills, and the cardio training is very valuable.

    The instructor reminded me that I had to...
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    I found those gloves at a discount store for $25...

    I found those gloves at a discount store for $25 CAD (so like $3 U.S.) and couldnít pass them up. Plus, I didnít want to invest too much at the start until I really know what I like for gear or if...
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    Thatís a good idea. I wrapped my hands as Iím...

    Thatís a good idea. I wrapped my hands as Iím very concerned about damaging my hands/wrists and negatively affecting my shooting. The wraps were very damp when I took them off. The Everlast gloves I...
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    Day two in the books. Did a beginners kickboxing...

    Day two in the books. Did a beginners kickboxing class. Super fun and quite a workout! I could really feel soreness in my glutes and hamstrings, doms was kicking in pretty good today. Iíve been doing...
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    First class down. I took a fitness class, with...

    First class down. I took a fitness class, with more emphasis on cardio. It went okay, I worked a pace I was comfortable I would hopefully not injure myself.

    Sprawls are hard. I need to work on...
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    Thanks for the advice, I really do appreciate...

    Thanks for the advice, I really do appreciate everyoneís responses in this thread. Iíve talked to several other older students at the gym about how to approach this, and in the beginning I will be...
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    Thanks for the advice guys, all good points.

    Thanks for the advice guys, all good points.
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    Thanks for the advice guys. I have not ego at all...

    Thanks for the advice guys. I have not ego at all when it comes to fitness or MMA. I have a few weight goals to meet this year but with the MMA piece I just hope to not get injured, not injure anyone...
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    MMA at 45 years old.

    Iím sitting her staring at the gear below wondering what the heck Iíve gotten myself into!

    https://i.imgur.com/GueN5kR.jpg

    My two boys have been doing MMA (Kickboxing, wrestling and Jiu Jitsu)...
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    Iíve seen this comment before on this forum and I...

    Iíve seen this comment before on this forum and I always scratch my head when I see it. I live in a 10 round country and I exclusively shoot Glock OEM 10 round mags. I can say they are very reliable...
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    Iíve been there and done all that. Iíve owned...

    Iíve been there and done all that. Iíve owned most major brands at one time or another. My first IPSC gun was a Beretta Elite II, which I shot really well, but getting parts was always a pain and...
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    LOL - I wish. A few years ago I went to the local...

    LOL - I wish. A few years ago I went to the local skater shop and bought a bunch of their heavy duty skate tape. Itís worked pretty well, but I recently found out that heating it with a hair dryer...
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    Going all in - on Glocks

    The older I get the less stuff I want. I feel weighted down by it, claustrophobic almost. So last fall, after my last match, I decided to sell off all my other other handguns, their associated...
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    I just finished dry practice for this evening. I...

    I just finished dry practice for this evening. I rarely do more than 20 minutes because my forearms and hands are usually smoked by then. Tonight I did 15 minutes of various drills; draws, reloads,...
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    Iíve thought this for a while. I think gripping...

    Iíve thought this for a while. I think gripping the gun hard is important, but having above average grip strength, relative to the average human, is less important. I think weíre all plenty strong...
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    Sigh. You have some very accomplished shooters...

    Sigh.

    You have some very accomplished shooters here telling you that the doubles drill is a very important foundational drill for practical shooting, you should listen to that advice. As noted...
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    Yep. Buy a case of ammo and spend the whole...

    Yep.

    Buy a case of ammo and spend the whole case of it shooting the doubles drill. Do whatever works best for you to mitigate recoil at the three distances prescribed in that drill and forget...
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    I gave GJMís drill a whirl today (sorry GJM, I...

    I gave GJMís drill a whirl today (sorry GJM, I didnít know what else to call it). I never broke the 1 second barrier, itís very, very tough and my draw speed is just not in the .6ish range to get...
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    Perhaps you could start the thread, as I can only...

    Perhaps you could start the thread, as I can only comment on how IPSC does it. Also, I wasnít 100% correct above. What IPSC BC does is base your classification off your latest five classifier...
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    Most here are missing that GJMís original post...

    Most here are missing that GJMís original post was more about simplifying the draw rather than his raw speed party trick (impressive as it is), though I still intend on giving this a go this weekend!...
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    I 100% agree.

    I 100% agree.
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    I suppose I deserve that. Anyway, I think we have...

    I suppose I deserve that. Anyway, I think we have a new ďGJM StandardĒ.



    Sounds like you are looking through the gun, thanks for that. Iíll give this a whirl on the weekend if the weather holds...
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