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Eye Dominance

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

When you write about your technique of automatic vision compensation when you concentrate just on the target and how the mind-body computer will compensate with proper gun alignment, how does eye dominance play in this scenario. The testing of my vision indicates to me that my left eye is mainly dominant, but occasionally it isn’t. I shoot right handed. I think this is the reason that sometimes easy targets are missed.... Read more…

How your eyes work

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

One of the most surprising things students learn in our clinics is how their eyes work. The eyes feed the information of how to hit the target to the brain. If they receive incorrect information, then the shot becomes, more often then you want it to be, a miss.How to prevent this? Lets go over how your eyes work. The eyes focus back from the object you are looking at to your body more efficiently than if they have to g... Read more…

Left eyed and right handed

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

I am left eyed and right handed. It does not bother me and I am usually able to score right up there with the right eyed and right handed folks. I wore a patch over my entire left eye to shoot–but you can’t walk around and the targets look like they are smalelr, farther away, and going really fast. The best solution is not worry so much about it if you are shooting well. Eye dominance means that one eye focuses first a... Read more…

Second bird on a pair

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

Should I dismount for the second bird of a pair? Doctor Stewart — Lafayette, La.If on the second bird you have time to bring the gun away from your face, our suggestion would be yes. Remember, the first thing you need to do is to see and focus on the bird. If the gun stays into your face and you move to the second target then your eyes will go to the barrel of the gun. The reason for this is your eyes naturally go to t... Read more…

Why do clay Shooters Miss in FRONT?

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

On our most recent trip to El Cortijo in Argentina Vicki and I were taking a break one afternoon watching our students shoot birds and were talking about how when we were shooting this trip as on many of the previous trips when we missed we were in front.  This has happened to us on a regular basis and we have witnessed this with our students whether we were in Argentina or in Mexicoyears ago.  Experienced Clay shooter... Read more…