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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…

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…

SCI Nov/Dec 2012

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

Well last month we talked about fear and how it creeps into your game mainly when shooting sporting clays and this month as promised we are going to talk about sight pictures and focus ratios.  On a side note we will be doing 2 seminars at convention this year and will be talking about these two things with our new animation and will be discussing the difference between shooting clays and shooting birds.  There is a di... Read more…

Shooting a Shotgun Like a Rifle

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

It’s April and by now spring has sprung.  My tomatoes are in the ground and growing.  Nature has brought forth her bounty of beauty in the outdoors.  All the leaves are coming out in rich colors of green and the grass is growing, adding to an ever expanding list of “honey-doos” around the house.  March is what I call the take a break month to get caught up around the house and build up enough points with the boss so I ... Read more…

Shoot Where You are Looking

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

Well, by now you have handled your shotgun probably more than you are used to. You probably have gotten over the pain and sore shoulder caused by miss mounting the gun or just not being used to the recoil. Hope you have had some good days afield and that your gun mount is getting better.We received a question from one of our readers and although we have addressed the topic of the gun fit in the past, we thought it woul... Read more…