Dry firing helps accuracy. So does live firing. What about practicing both?
When shooting a pistol, maintaining accuracy is important to keep groups tight. The secret to maintaining accuracy is fairly simple too: Shoot the same way each and every time. Pull the trigger the exact same way. Hold the pistol the exact same way. Practice is the only way to ensure the most accuracy.
Dry firing is one of the best ways to help keep yourself on track while practicing the same motions over and over. Live firing is great for dealing with recoil and placing actual shots on target. But what if you did both methods at the exact same time? Wouldn’t that help show flaws in your shooting?
Adam Painchaud, director of the Sig Sauer Academy in New Hampshire, and the National Shooting Sports Foundation have come together to create a video outlining a shooting drill that will help with your accuracy. Also, if you are flinching when shooting, this drill will help to correct that.
Here, Painchaud demonstrates the drill.
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As you can see, with a little dry firing and live firing practice, you can maintain the correct trigger control and grip control, and stop the flinching.
This will allow you to maintain the accuracy you are looking for and it is a very easy drill to run by yourself.