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Old 01-04-2009, 01:36 AM   #21
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Thought I would post an update for the new year.
1) I tend to get 'excited' when some rounds land in the X and begin to fire faster out of rhythm (thus causing inaccuracy).

2) I also find when I'm excited that I squeeze with my firing hand much tighter, almost to the point of discomfort, without realizing it.

3) A bit too much finger on the trigger at times.
Quick question, do you use a two hand grip?
If so this is what corrected my low left hits. (I'm right strong side)
I was holding the gun too tightly with the strong side hand. When you do this the remaining fingers will move sympathetically with the trigger finger. This is due to the geometry of the human hand. To correct this all I did was relax the strong side hand and transfer the grip to the weak side hand. I have found a 60/40% works best for me. Presto, I started to visit the black ring a lot more often.
Here’s a little trick I’ve enjoyed. Got some A-Zoom snap caps and load up a mag with them, make sure the gun is not loaded, insert the mag and rack a snap cap. I sit in front of my TV and while watching I practice my grip, concentrate on the front sight looking for movement while practicing trigger pull. Not only is this good training, it’s also very therapeutic! My shot count usually goes up when the show sucks.
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Quick question, do you use a two hand grip?
Yes, I use both hands. I believe my stance could be called the Isosceles stance, but don't quote me on that.
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Yes, I use both hands. I believe my stance could be called the Isosceles stance, but don't quote me on that.
Don't confuse stance with grip.
Simply put, stance is the trunk arms, legs and feet.
The grip is the hand/gun interface.
Stance is usually natural and easy to find the comfortable style to use.
Grip on the other hand, no pun intended, takes a good deal of training to find what works and practice to retain.
Don't worry, keep practicing.
We've all been bitten by PEBTAH time to time.
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Hmm, theres no confusion. But I may have worded my last post oddly. So, here's version two

Yes, I use both hands while gripping the weapon. And the stance I use (while gripping the weapon) is the Isosceles stance.

As a side-note, why do we drive on parkways and park in driveways?

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