Our seminars were a huge hit at Convention this year thanks to the huge crowds who came and asked questions and got involved in the real causes for their good and not so good performances in the field. It seems that no matter how many times we talk about sight picture and practicing gun mount until it is consistent without even thinking about it, people are still amazed when we talk about where your eyes are when shooting a shotgun. This is the most misunderstood part of wingshooting and, due to that misunderstanding, few practice sight picture because they don’t know what or how to practice. Continue reading Shotgun Tips & Tricks – Consistency Is Key
Future SCI President, Paul Babaz, like many of the rest of us, began his hunting carrier as a boy on small game such as rabbits and squirrels and ducks in south Louisiana. This evolved into his passion of big game hunting all over the world and eventually as does happen with many of us as we age his passion turned to quail hunting something he says he just loves to do. Last year he and Joe Hosmer (past President of Safari Foundation) were on a quail hunt Continue reading Shotgun Tips & Tricks – The New Grand Slam
In our last installment, we mentioned our first research project with skeet shooters and, as we write this, there are more projects with sporting, skeet and hunters as well as new and different video for each group. Something we are increasingly aware of as we coach around the world is that the majority of wing and clay shooters really don’t know what it looks like when the perfect shot comes together and, as a Continue reading Shotgunning Tips – Do Yourself a Favor….
“The way we see is not determined by what we want to see, but by how we have learned to practice seeing!”…. Gadi Geiger.
My how the science is changing when it comes to how our brains really function and create the almost impossible synchronous movements we call skill. If you get the chance to see any of the episodes of “Brain Games” on National Geographic channel, don’t miss them as they are incredible at showing how proficient our brains really are and also how our brains can be tricked into thinking they see something that is really not there. Continue reading Shotgun Tips & Tricks – What You See Comes From The Brain!