Gun Digest’s Competitive Pistol Book

Iola, Wisconsin – Find expert advice, tips and techniques to get started and hone your skills in the most popular pistol shooting events in the nation today, with Gun Digest Shooter’s Guide to Competitive Pistol Shooting, authored by Steve Sieberts. The latest publication from Gun Digest Books’ Shooter’s Guide series is a crash course in competitive pistol events, with information on everything from selecting a firearm to fine-tuning your skills. The book will be available starting June 21 at, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other major and specialty retailers.Competitive pistol events are among the fastest growing of the shooting sports, with action events such as IPSC, IDPA, Steel Challenge and 3-Gun matches attracting more competitors every year. Glock matches alone attract more than 100,000 registered shooters!

This book offers expert advice, tips and techniques to get started and advance your skills in the most popular competitive pistol shooting events in the nation, with:
– an overview of each type of pistol competition,
– a detailed description of the course of fire for each, and
– advice and recommendations on the guns and gear to get started.

Competitions covered include:
– Steel Challenge
– Bullseye
– Silhouette
– Cowboy Action Shooting
– NRA Action Pistol (Bianchi Cup)
– Glock Shooting Sports Foundation (GSSF)
– 3-Gun Competition
– and more!

With more than 40 years experience in the firearms industry, author Steve Sieberts reveals:
– The guns and gear that will be needed as you improve your skills and move up in the game.
– Tips for choosing reloaded and factory ammunition to be competitive in each game.
– Advice about which gun modifications are useful and which are not.
– Basic pistol marksmanship fundamentals that apply to all types of pistol shooting sports.
– Specific shooting techniques to help you excel in each particular shooting game.

Gun Digest Shooter’s Guide to Competitive Pistol Shooting provides guidance for new shooters – male and female, young and not-so-young – to become involved in virtually every type of sanctioned competitive pistol event available in the U.S. today.

Get a top-notch education in concealed carry with Gun Digest Shooter’s Guide to Competitive Pistol Shooting. Order print or e-book copies from Gun Digest at or by calling (855) 840-5120 (product number S4095);;; and most other major and specialty booksellers.

Gun Digest Shooter’s Guide to Competitive Pistol Shooting by Steve Sieberts, Gun Digest Books
ISBN-13: 9781440245749 ? Price: $19.99 ? Paperback: 6 x 9 ? 256 Pages

About Gun Digest Books
Gun Digest has been the firearm industry’s premier publishing brand since 1944. In addition to the Gun Digest Annual, the imprint is home to the Standard Catalog of Firearms pricing guide and more than 150 active titles on handguns, rifles, shotguns, shooting, reloading, gunsmithing, self-defense, and firearms history.

About the Author
Steve Sieberts is a firearms writer/editor with over 40 years of experience in the firearms field. He is a former small arms repair tech (45B) with the 82nd Airborne Division and 8th Infantry Division, and former member of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit’s Pistol Team. Steve has competed in IPSC pistol competitions across the country for decades, starting with the original Southwest Pistol League in the mid 1970s. He is a former NRA Certified Law Enforcement Instructor for pistol/shotgun, and has attended five gunsmithing schools, including the Colorado School of Trades, is certified at eight factory armorers’ schools, and attended two sniper schools.

Sieberts currently writes the Gunsmithing column for Gun World Magazine; contributes articles to American Handgunner, SWAT, Tactical World, Firepower Magazine and others; and serves as Editor and Writer for Concealed Carry Handguns Magazine, Pocket Guns Magazine, and Gun World Buyer’s Guide for Beckett Media.