10: Chris Andersen of Team VERTX and the post-match breakdown of the 2015 USPSA Multi-Gun Nationals


Chris Andersen is back to give us the post-match wrap-up of the 2015 USPSA Multi-Gun Nationals in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is part two of a two-part interview. In part one which was Episode 9, Chris called in mid-match to talk stage breakdown, give us a rundown of how his first four stages of the match went and talk stage planning and strategy for the next two days.

In this episode Chris and I wrap up the match, talk about the stages we discussed last time and how he actually shot them.

Be sure to download the 2015 Multigun Nationals stage descriptions to review as you listen along.

In this Episode You’ll Learn:

  • How tension is the enemy of performance and why you need to get back to your plan as quickly and methodically as you can when things go wrong.
  • Why you need to take into account the stage length when calculating how much a mistake has cost you
  • How to use target dimensions to range and bracket your targets
  • Why “Shoot Well, Miss Less” is the only advice you’ll ever need in 3-Gun
  • Exactly how to break down a stage
  • What a Practice Priority List is and why you need one now
  • Plus, why no bad story ever starts out with “remember when we got that Ferrari”
  • And more!

Important Reference Material

2015 Multigun Nationals stage descriptions

Chris’s Sponsors

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Video Relevant to this Episode:

      • Chris’ most spectacular DQ:
      • Listener James sent in a video of a shoot-off at his local match:

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Thanks for listening!

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