How Charlie Hursh hones EDC skills through IDPA competitions (VIDEO)
By Don Summers
Meet Charlie Hursh, an avid competitive shooter who participates in events held by the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) and the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA). Hursh started shooting competitively about four years ago when he became serious about concealed carry. He thought to himself “If I’m going to take on the responsibility of carrying a firearm, not only do I want to know all I can about the legal aspects of using deadly force, but I want to be able to increase my proficiency and have confidence. I also want to know that if I ever do have to use my firearm in a confrontation, I’m able to do it effectively under pressure.”
His gun preference
Hursh shoots a CZ P-10C. It’s a striker-fired polymer pistol similar in size to the Glock 19 and built with “feel” as its primary attribute. He likes this gun because it’s relatively lightweight and he can wear it all day without fatigue.
Hursh’s EDC favorite, the CZ P-10C. (Photo: Don Summers/Guns.com)
“It points naturally, it’s ergonomic – fits my medium sized hand very well – and it has interchangeable back straps that can be customized to make it fit like a glove,” he said. The second