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Old 03-28-2012, 01:44 PM   #11
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I am left eye dominate and right handed, I roll the sights to the 11:00 to get them in front of my eye....so you will need to roll them to the 1:00. Now for keeping both eyes open it takes practice and concentration.
I am left eye dominant and right handed as well and follow your same method of 11 o'clock. When I first started shooting it was suggested I use my right eye. Until I realized it was easier to focus with my left my shooting was not very accurate enough to hit the target, just not to my satisfaction.


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I actually practice using each eye. I turn my head to the side to align the respective eye with the sights. Almost like taping over the non shooting eye. As this gets easier you find eventually you can readily switch between eyes depending on position.



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It takes practice and a lot of dry firing but you can learn to shoot w both eyes open. Master class shooters can even operate on auto pilot as the brain can be trained to track the sights w/o conscious effort.

IMO, it all begins w establishing "index" and it should not being confused w point shooting.

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How to improve my accuracy off hand

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I'm right handed/right eye dominant but shoot handguns with my left eye open right eye closed. Always been like that,and I am just as accurate that way. Anybody else like this?

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How to improve my accuracy off hand
Just shooting with it I tryed shooting with my off hand. Just something you will have too work at practice make perfect. Of topic but I play basketball and I'm as good with my off hand and my dominant hand I shoot jumpshot, Layups,Dunks,pass all with my off hand and I worked at it. Just Practice shooting Good Luck
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It takes practice and a lot of dry firing but you can learn to shoot w both eyes open. Master class shooters can even operate on auto pilot as the brain can be trained to track the sights w/o conscious effort.

IMO, it all begins w establishing "index" and it should not being confused w point shooting.
I tried this yesterday breaking in my new G30, and to my surprise I shot just as good as if I was only using one eye. I actually enjoyed shooting that way!
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Practice shooting with both eyes open. You might have to stop, lower your gun, raise it again, and try again. It takes a little practice to get your brain working.

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Handgun and shotgun shooting is done with both eyes open. Rifle shooting is done with only one eye open. Right handed: right eye open. Don't pay any attention to the dominant eye comments. Just my opinion. dogwalk



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