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Just wondering how many matches the average shooter attends each month. I currently go to a first saturday of the month match so only once a month, however, I'm planning to attend a weekly USPSA match in Norco. As of right now, the fiance seems okay with this but we'll see what happens in a few months/years...

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Two to four level one matches a month, live fire practice once a week occasionally two or three times and sporadic dry fire.

Honestly, for me, improvement only becomes evident with more frequent matches, practice and dry fire, especially the latter.

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3-4 per month with some if those being various state/sectional matches

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Generally, I try to make 2 local 3-gun matches a month plus live-fire practice twice a week.

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At least 4. I live in San Diego.

Two, second and 4th Saturday USPSA at Pala.

One, third Wednesday indoor IDPA at Poway Weapons n Gear.

One, third Saturday IDPA at Lemon Grove.

One, fourth Thursday indoor USPSA in Oceanside.

One, first Saturday USPSA at Norco or maybe first Saturday IDPA at Prado.

One, second Thursday Action Pistol at Iron Sights in Oside.

More often than not it is closer to 6 of the 7 I like to shoot.

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I'm relatively new to competitive shooting (less than a year in) and I try to go to at least 1 but usually 2 USPSA matches a month. More importantly, I focus on dry fire and live fire practice as frequently as I can. Sometimes that means after the wife and kids go to sleep or waking up a little early on the weekends to get some trigger time in. At first I was shooting more matches and not seeing much improvement since I had no idea what to even work on. Practicing really let me focus on those places I was lacking and see definite improvement.

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used to be 3-4. Last year and likely this year it will be 1 a month, maybe a 2nd if i get lucky

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3-4 including 1 or 2 majors each month during the shooting season.. I'm finding a great (as in positive) problem this year with several weekends where I have multiple matches that I'd like to shoot and have to make a choice. Sure beats not being able to find somewhere to go!

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I probably average 2 a month; more in the summer less in the winter. Fishing, ice fishing, son's HS sports and general family down time take the rest.

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Last year was great and the first part of this year should be good. I think I averaged 12 matches a month sometimes more. I am lucking to live in MN where as soon as the weather breaks that there is multiple matches a day at our local clubs. This might slow down as having a kiddo at the end of June.

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Last year was great and the first part of this year should be good. I think I averaged 12 matches a month sometimes more. I am lucking to live in MN where as soon as the weather breaks that there is multiple matches a day at our local clubs. This might slow down as having a kiddo at the end of June.

It will most likely slow down! Haha..

Congrats on the baby tho!

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I used to shoot as many as I could. 4-6 usually. This year I'm going to be putting in more dedicated practice time and less random level 1 matches. I get more out of it and it doesn't take up an entire Saturday.

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2-3 uspsa matches. Usually 1 steel match.

If the weather permits and I'm not busy, I will live fire if I am not shooting a match.

Dry fire 5-6 days a week, usually 2 times a day.

Then I shoot indoor "action shooting" Wednesday nights and same indoor with pistol and rifle every other Saturday.

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Generally I go to 2 USPSA matches per month, one of them I shoot twice in two divisions. I have a couple majors on the calendar this year as well. If I have time, I hit Steel Challenge as well.

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2 steal matches and 1 USPSA match per month. I would be divorced if I did more than 3 to 4 per month.

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I've been shooting 3gun for a couple of years and have never been to a monthly match .I think the closest might be 5 to 8 hours away

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