Originally posted by bulm540
I'd rather be with an IPSC shooter than with anybody else when sh^% happens.
I agree with Remo. How practical IPSC is (or is not) depends entirely on the mindset of the individual shooting the matches. Being able to shoot very quickly and accurately as well as engage multiple targets is a very valuable set of skills that you simply can't develop to the same degree anywhere else. Certainly there is more to defensive or combat shooting, but you learn those things elsewhere.
Here is an example of an A-class USPSA shooter handling the situation: