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Old 10-31-2011, 09:31 PM   #11
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I'm right handed and left eye dominant. I have never found it to be an issue whether shooting pistol or rifle.

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Default Do not try to change your dominant eye

IM right hand left eye too.


Use your left eye for pistol, right eye for long gun. Always keep both eyes open regardless of what you're shooting.

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I have a friend that is right hand left eye and she is a master class shooter and a trainer. She shoots left handed. She tried the tricks and changed hands to be competitive.

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What determines a master class shooter?

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Since you are new to shooting, it will never be easier to learn to use your off hand and dominant eye. In my experience it has been better for students, especially beginners, to learn with the dominant eye. They always resist, but after a few rounds they are wiliing to try and it usually falls into place much easier than they thought it would.
If you are target shooting, just do what works, but if you ever plan on defensive shooting, learning to shoot with your off hand, dominant eye and both eyes open is important. First learned is longest learned, so it will be much harder to change once you make your choice.

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My wife and I are both right handed and left eye dominant. Me due to loss of vision in my right eye. She always was. She fought me in the begining about trying it lefty. Since trying a left handed bow, she now shoots left handed no matter what the weapon. I am left on long gun and bow, right with handguns. Turn your head and line up the sights on your pistol with your left eye. It's a lot easier than trying to change your dominant eye. Trust me, I had no choice in the matter.

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