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Do You Know Your Limits?

The ‘Know Your Limits’ target is a part of tactical .22 competitions. Check it out.

The ‘Know Your Limits’ target is a series of circular targets (either paper or steel silhouettes) of descending size. The first target has a two inch diameter and the targets gradually get smaller. The last target measures a mere 1/4 of an inch.

Shooters start by shooting the largest target and then work their way through the smaller targets, getting points for each successive hit. The kicker is that, although you can stop at any time, if you miss, you lose all your points.

Watch the video to see some shooters taking the drill on.

The know your limits drill is a great way to practice your marksmanship skills. Shooting it with a buddy and putting a small wager on the results will add even more pressure.

If you’d like to give it a try, you don’t need a fancy swinging steel target. Simply trace the outline of a quarter, a nickel, a dime, and the cap of a sharpie marker. If that’s too much work for you, you can download and print this target. No matter how you choose to practice this off-season, make it a point to do so and you’ll be ready to make a tough shot when fall hunting seasons roll around.

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Do You Know Your Limits?