See It, Stabilize It, Send It!
2018 started busy as ever.
The first weekend took us to Dallas Safari Club to do our seminars. This year Brian went with us to see what goes on. It is a big show and lots of people come to see all the outfitters, trophies, trophy room dealers, jewelry, and knives. And I can’t forget the numerous furs being shown. This is a shoppers’ delight.
We had a lot of new people in our seminars this year and a lot of folks who come each year. It’s just like old home week.
The next week we took a trip to Sarasota, Florida for two days of clinics. At each clinic, it seems someone comes with a perceived eye issue. They think they are left-eye dominant and have tape on their glasses or are closing an eye at the last minute. Both of these will make you look right down that barrel, which puts them behind the target.
When we talk about having both eyes on one side of the barrel, then all the eye issues go away. As one student said, “The eye dominance issue is a non-issue.” Yes, it is!
If you can visualize the target coming to the barrel and keep your nose on the target, things get a lot slower and easier. Your eyes focus over your nose, so it would make sense to keep your nose on the target. Then the target would be clear in your vision and you can watch it come to the barrel rather than chasing it down.
Remember, the eyes don’t see; they only transfer the information to the brain, then the brain takes over – that is, if you let it.
Make a clear movie of what you want to see when the shot is taken and don’t take the shot until the picture is stable – then send it. The clearer you are to the brain about want to see to break the target, the easier our system is.
See it, stabilize it, send it!