Some good tips in this article, though I cringe when I hear the term “dry fire” and recommend staying away from snap caps.
The need for inexpensive practice and training can arise for many reasons. You may just be getting started and need time to get your gear together. You may be temporarily short on cash. Maybe outside forces have intervened, and ammunition isn’t as cheaply or widely available as you’d like. Regardless, there’s no reason to panic: there are plenty of ways to keep your handgun skills sharp without laying out a lot of cash.This is especially true for much CCW practice.