Sounds like you learned alot in just two matches nthefrey.
One of the real good things about IDPA, and competition in general, is that it ups the pucker factor, especially for those that are new. Later, with experience, you lose some of that as you gain more control of yourself in the match (and really, isn't that the whole idea with training?) And you gain much familiarly with the very gun you carry (if you are smart enough to use that weapon in IDPA to begin with.)
Yes I know guys IDPA ain't training, but by training for the matches you do, uh, train. And if the techniques you train in are street relevant, well those IDPA matches kind of forced you to train for both the street and the match.
“We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality” Ayn Rand