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When to take a shooting lesson when your scores plateau

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

What to look for:1. Common sense reasons why you are having trouble or are not performing up to your potential. 2. If you are having trouble with say dropping shots, it is not enough to have someone just show you “how they do it.”3. It is more important for you to understand why you are not hitting the target.We see shooters that think they are having trouble with a certain type of target and they think that it is the ... Read more…

Simple mechanics

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

The level of commitment MUST be greater than the expectation. We teach mechanical excellence and mental focus and trust. One must have mechanical excellence before true mental focus and trust can occur. Ideally, you can develop mental focus and trust while you develop mechanical excellence, however, mechanical excellence must be developed and constantly practiced in order for one to ever come close to their potential. ... Read more…

Follow through excess creates risk

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

Follow through is the momentum the gun has as the trigger is pulled–nothing more. Any conscious, excessive, follow through after the shot is taken is wasted and creates risk. We see people on a weekly basis that have been brain washed into thinking that they must continuously keep the gun moving after the shot.In our experience, this creates risk in several ways.1. Conscious follow through is a forced push or pull with... Read more…

Conscious awareness of the gun

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

After teaching 1500 people each year for the past 8 years, we find that the one main problem that all shotgunners face regardless of ability level is conscious awareness of the gun or looking at the gun.This problem manifests itself in many different ways and causes a multitude of problems. The one main problem is checking the size of the lead. We see this at all levels – beginners, intermediate and advanced.The beginn... Read more…

CHANGING FROM THERE HE GOES TO HERE HE COMES

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

Call it luck, fate or cosmic alignment of the stars; I did not have to have back surgery.  What a relief!  As a Result, I did sneak in one quail hunt!  That Merkel 28ga. side by side performed like a dream.     It didn’t take me long to get use to the double triggers.  After almost bending the front trigger by pulling it twice, a couple of times, I slowed down and in no time was able to move from the front trigger to t... Read more…