Recent Posts

50/50 Flat Shooting Gun

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on March 10, 2020

A Range owner in North Carolina shot my gun and instantly wanted me to cut his Guerini so it would fit and shoot like mine so he sent it to me and I cut it to fit me and sent it back and he has had the same result and everyone he shows it to is amazed and how well they shoot it and how well it fits everyone he shares it with.   Said all this to say this to you. Rarely will anyone pick up a factory gun that will... Read more…

Sight Picture Makes So Much Sense

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on March 3, 2020

The biggest common reaction to shooting a flat shooting gun is their pictures are reciprocal on left to right and right to left targets and the sight pictures make so much sense!!  Shot with a shooter yesterday that had a Beretta 680 12ga with Briley screw chokes that was too short and the comb was too high who at his first lesson shot my gun after he understood what he should see when pulling the trigger and i... Read more…

Rib Height and Gun Fit - Shotgun World

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on February 25, 2020

 Rib height has little to do with how well you will shoot one gun over another.  In the end it is the relationship between the rib height and the shape and height of the comb and where your cheek softly and comfortably touches the comb.  Most shooters are wrestling with trying to fit their bodies to factory stocks that are made to fit a male that is 6’ and weights 190#! We have learned several things about... Read more…

Make Progress or Make Excuses!

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on February 18, 2020

One of the reasons you can’t learn from any book or coach is that you must see how these emotions and circumstances manifest themselves in you. It is not the end or recognizing the problem that you need to know to avoid the problem. It is the beginning of the real break down that you must become aware of and how it gets in with you. It will be different for everyone so you must experience it for yourself several t... Read more…

Gun Fits Don't Correct Sight Picture

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on February 11, 2020

You hear a lot about gun fit and follow through and while they are important here is where we have come to after thousands of shooters and 55,000 hours each over 26 years as professional coaches. If the sight picture is correct and the muzzle speed is the same as the targets speed and the gun mount is a little off you have a better than average chance to hit the bird. Conversely, if the sight picture is WRONG, no ... Read more…