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Old 03-29-2010, 11:27 PM   #1
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I fell off shooting weak-handed about a year ago when I had shoulder surgery, and just started doing it again about 2 weeks ago. Once I figured out that I couldn't squeeze my whole hand, the shots came back to centerline, and today it worked pretty well at 7 yards. Just wondering if anyone has tips for becoming more competent with the weak hand, as it still feels un-natural, even though I'm hitting acceptably. I was 70% in the blue on a B-3 target, with misses going right (Squeezing all fingers). I know I need to work dry-firing, but cues for wrist alignment, elbow location, and stuff like that escape me. "Practice makes perfect" should read 'Proper practice makes perfect", and that's why I'm axing. Never had no schooling in weak-hand, but I'm sure that some of you have. Your $.02 is worth millions.
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No tips here, but we can practice weak hand together
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That sounds dirty. I'll bring golf gloves. When do you want to shoot?
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That did sound pretty dirty. Let me see what I can do financially. Gotta pay the bills first. I'll let you know. Hopefully soon.
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If my right hand is unusable when the BG's come - I'm screwed and they're safe...
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If my right hand is unusable when the BG's come - I'm screwed and they're safe...
And that's a scenario that I hope I can overcome with practice. Actually, the BUG feels pretty natural left-handed, and with the short, soft trigger (3.5 lbs) there's not much mechanical effort involved. The XD just feels like a handful, and even though I've played guitar (Or perhaps BECAUSE) I am definitely squeezing all fingers.
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That is something I know I'm supposed to practice, but hardly ever do.
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Me Too!! Something for me to consider, I need to practice more left handed.
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Not only do I practice Left handed, but I also practice my Dual wield in case I ever need to go Full out John Woo Style.
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