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Instruction · Sporting · 0 answers · 209 views · 0 votes · posted by Andrei Erdoss
How do you estimate lead for a target?

Sporting disciplines provide a vast variety of clay target presentations. Each one has a differen...

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Instruction · 1 answer · 542 views · 0 votes · posted by Kayle
Looking hard at the target

I've heard this expression and I'm a bit baffled. If looking solely at the target, how is lead ac...

Looking hard at the target, when I hear or use that term to me it means total focus, both visual and mental. Lead is achieved by the input from your what you are seeing, to allow your brain to do "The Math" as I call it to get your hands (The gun)  in ... Read More
Instruction · Sporting · 6 answers · 456 views · 0 votes · posted by Andrei Erdoss
How do you shoot a rabbit target?

I'm just taking up Sporting Clays and last Saturday was the first time that I shot a rabbit targe...

Everything that everyone else has said, and I would like to add that I was told at one time, don't think shotgun, think rifle.  Close one eye if you have to, I rarely miss rabbits anymore using the above and these techniques. Read More
Instruction · 1 answer · 569 views · 0 votes · posted by Andrei Erdoss
Proper gun mount?

I've seen many ways that a shotgun can be mounted.

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The first recommendation for a correct gun mount technique is to bring the gun to the cheek with both hands adding a lite screwing up move of the pistol grip hand to finish the mounting up to the cheek. The second recommendation is to place the gun in ... Read More
Instruction · 1 answer · 393 views · 0 votes · posted by Andrei Erdoss
What is the most effective method for breaking a target?
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It depends on the discipline ie. Skeet, Trap, Sporting. For example for Trap all targets have to be shot swing thru as it's impossible to guess the direction of the target, thus a proper target line has to be established in order to break it.On the oth... Read More


Instruction · 1 answer · 351 views · 0 votes · posted by Zenlunch
Shooting behind

When shooting with my buddies I get "help" all the time when I miss a target. They tell me that I...

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The best advise is to get a coach. If you can't find one in your area then this is what I can suggest until you find somebody with experience: The first cause of shooting behind is stopping the gun before you deliver the shot. This has several causes s... Read More
Instruction · 1 answer · 271 views · 0 votes · posted by Vasile
Videos for instruction

Have you used any videos that have really helped your shooting?

It's like anything else that is used as a training tool, if the video is done correctly, then yes. There are some very good videos out there, just as there are some very good books out there as well.  What's great about the technology resources we have... Read More
Instruction · 5 answers · 179 views · 1 vote · posted by Andrei Erdoss
Best way to learn clay target shooting? Video or Instruction?

I want to invest in learning clay target shooting. Which way does it prove to be most cost effici...

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Practice makes perfect, is good to read to learn but when you practice oftenly you will discover what it takes to hit the target Read More
Instruction · 6 answers · 298 views · 2 votes · posted by Andrei Erdoss
How do you deal with cross firing or cross dominance while shooting?

I'm interested to see what are some common solutions to cross firing issues. Thank you

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The XDS is a new concep to solve eye cross dominance and crossfiring .There are big differences between the tape and the XDSthe Magic Dot is placed on the glasses, very close to the shooter's eye. The role of the dot is to block the dominant eye from s... Read More