Pistol Correction Charts (Also Known and Common Error Charts) are the probably the most misused tool in the training industry. They are popular because they superficially promise a quick “one-size-fits-all” cure for common pistol shooting errors.
A pistol correction chart is a circle (shaped like a bull’s-eye dissected in to 6 – 10 segments with the typical errors associated with impacts listed in their respective zone. They can be a useful tool in only the most generalized sense. Every shooter is unique, with body mechanics, habits, and trends that combine in a way that is meaningful only to that shooter. If you didn’t make the pistol correction chart, that chart is not universally applicable to you. It might be that error, or any other number of combinations of errors that is causing you to miss the center of the target. There are certainly trends that can be identified, but they … Read more »Continue