• 3:13

    Worlds Collide: Would You Take the Shot?

    “Would you take the shot?” is a question often discussed in defensive shooting circles. In competitive shooting circles, this question doesn’t exist, because competition is about taking every shot. Not taking a shot results in a penalty. In defensive shooting, the “penalty” for taking a shot may be injuring or killing an innocent person. This…

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  • 7:08

    Worlds Collide: Shooting a Competition Stage

    It’s shoot-off time as Rob Leatham and Rob Pincus shoot a competition stage with three positions: one target around a wall, two paper targets that have to be shot through a window, and seven steel targets. The handguns of choice are 1911s. Both complete the stage, which includes having to do a reload, and score…

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  • 3:32

    Worlds Collide: Shooting Drills Without a Timer

    Rob Pincus and Rob Leatham are on the range debating what a valid measurement is when conducting shooting drills. What do measurements prove? Timerless Shooting Drill Rob Leatham has set up a drill with two rows of steel targets. The second row is invisible until the first row has been knocked down. In an unusual…

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  • 3:52

    Worlds Collide: Chasing the Timer

    What happens when the timer comes out while shooting drills? Increased pressure for the shooter. In this video, competition shooter Rob Leatham holds the timer while defensive shooting instructor Rob Pincus does the shooting. Their goal is to examine what that added time pressure results in. The Bill Drill One of the best-known handgun shooting…

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  • 2:18

    Worlds Collide: Relevance of Drill Results

    In a previous Worlds Collide video, competitive shooter Rob Leatham set up a competition transitioning drill and he and defensive shooting instructor Rob Pincus shot it for time. The result was that Rob L shot the drill in 3.3 seconds and Rob P shot it in 5.05 seconds. That’s a difference of 1.75 seconds. In…

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  • 3:36

    Worlds Collide: Competition Transitioning Drill

    Competition shooting drills measure both how quickly and how accurately the shooter can complete the task. In this video, Rob Leatham has set up a competition transitioning drill with one paper and three steel targets. The drill consists of a total of seven shots. Firing Sequence Whoever shoots fastest and most accurately will have the…

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  • 3:15

    Worlds Collide: Aiming vs. Sighting (Part 2 of 2)

    Competitive shooter Rob Leatham leads off the discussion of aiming a handgun vs sighting. If the shooter is very close, it’s an easy shot. He’s not going to aim. He’s going to point the gun and pull the trigger as fast as possible, check where the hits are, and move on. Defensive shooting instructor Rob…

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  • 4:41

    Worlds Collide: Does Barrel Length Matter? (Part 1 of 2)

    For viewers who’ve been craving a true Worlds Collide between the contrasting viewpoints of competition shooter Rob Leatham and defensive shooting instructor Rob Pincus, here it is. Though they do start out in agreement: whether for competition, handgun training, or defensive shooting, an extra inch of barrel and slide on a handgun matters and is…

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  • 4:36

    Worlds Collide: What Does a Test Prove?

    Competition shooter Rob Leatham finds testing very useful. It measures the shooter’s skill tested by accuracy versus time. A timer is necessary to prove if the shooter is getting the best possible score. Competition Q&A Defensive shooting instructor Rob Pincus questions if this timed test proves that the shooter can produce the same results during…

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