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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…

Preshot routine for wing shooting

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

Vicki and Gil,I read with interest your columns every month.  Question:  So you recommend a pre-shot routine in any form when you are wing shooting.  I know I miss a lot of first shots on ducks, doves, quail, and pheasants that I should not miss because I get in too big of a rush.  How do you recommend that I deal with this problem?John Dear John-Perhaps we should talk about the pre-shot routine in sports and its impor... Read more…

SCI Sept Oct 2012

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

Last month we talked about shooting doubles and how your eyes must move to the second target before the gun in order for your hands to know where to put the gun.  Well this month we are going to talk about something that is not normally associated with wingshooting or shotgun shooting in general.  It’s the “F” word in shooting a shotgun and it is what causes all those words to be uttered out loud that end in hard conso... Read more…

Useful Hunting Tips

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

Karen…this is taken from chapter 16 of the Fix It book pages  97 -104….Photos with cutlines will follow and although they look similar they are very different and sequence is very important…thanks GShooting PairsIf you are as passionate about sporting clays as we are you will find yourself practicing your gun mount at home and practicing single targets at your local course.  Eventually if you are going to enjoy the gam... Read more…

Practicing your game

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

A good way to practice your game is to go and shoot singles at 5 different stands at your course or from 4 different places on a skeet field. Find the spot where it is Sweet to break the target and break it there 10 times, then move the break point to a different spot and break it there 10 times, then move it again. This will give you 3 different ways to break a target from one trap. Your practice should be to make the... Read more…