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Developmental Drill: Runenation Cold Start Drill

The “Runeation Cold Start Drill” is an assessment drill developed by Rune Nation LLC. It is performed prior to beginning any live-fire training, and gives the shooter a means to assess how your skills compare without sufficient warm up or conditioning. The Cold Start Drill is a dual-use, low-round count drill that focuses on target acquisition, magazine Screen Shot 2020-01-19 at 10.55.00 AMchange, and basic carbine or handgun fundamentals.

  • Each drill is shot from the holster (pistol) or low-ready (carbine).
  • Each round is scored as 1 point.
  • Each round outside the target zone is 0 points.
  • Each round after the time limit is 0 points.
  • Min Points allowed: 16

Download target PDF: RunenationLLC+Cold+Start+ver3.1

Pistol: (2×8-round magazines, 1×magazine to max capacity)

  • Distance: 3m
  • At buzzer:
    • 1 round to any low probability shape (smaller square, triangle, circle, or diamond).
    • Transition, 3 rounds to larger, high-probability logo shape.
    • Transition to another low-probability shape (your choice) and continue sequence until all low-probability shapes have 1 round each, and the high probabilty shape has 12 rounds.
    • Reload as necessary
  • Par time for pistol: 12 seconds

Carbine: (2×8-round magazines, 1×magazine to max capacity)

  • Distance: 5m
  • At buzzer:
    • 1 round to any low proability shape (smaller square, triangle, circle, or diamond).
    • Transition, 3 rounds to larger, high-probability logo shape.
    • Transition to another low-probability shape (your choice) and continue sequence until all low-probability shapes have 1 round each, and the high probabilty shape has 12 rounds.
    • Reload as necessary
  • Par time for pistol: 18 seconds

Full Details: https://www.runenationllc.com/targets