A couple years ago, I went to Wal-Mart to buy some of my favorite targets (I’ll tell you about them sometime soon) but they were out.
I had my Malinois with me, and we used the garden exit so she wouldn’t have to walk on hot pavement any more than necessary.
Pool noodles were on sale…cheap…and I had an idea.
I got some, sliced them into sections, and I had myself a set of reactive targets for about 10c apiece and we’ve been using them ever since. Click this video to see me using them as a plate rack:
We shoot them with Airsoft, live fire, and my new favorite…the Sig P320 and P226 CO2 powered pellet and BB pistols. (Let me know if you want to see a review of the Sig CO2 pistols…that’s what my 8 year old is using to shoot IDPA now. He can’t shoot IDPA with a real gun yet because of the angle of the bullet when he needs to make close head shots.) We’re even setting them up in the house for the “He Hates Cans” drill from Dry Fire Training Cards!
Have fun with this one. It’s a great way to add variety to your at-home training.
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by Mike Ox
Mike Ox is an avid defensive and competitive shooter who has co-created several firearms training products, including Dry Fire Training Cards, https://se965.infusionsoft.com/go/dftcmedia/loadout
Dry Fire Fit, 21 Day Alpha Shooter, and See Faster, Shoot Faster. His brain based training focuses on accelerated learning techniques for shooting as well as controlling brain state and brain chemistry for optimal performance in extreme stress situations. Learn more about dynamic dry fire training for defense and competition at www.DryFireTrainingCards.com/blog
Photo courtesy of SIG