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January 13, 2018

Post Preface..... 

“I am extremely fortunate to have been tutored in the skills of gun-fitting by three of the United Kingdoms most respected Shooting Guardians. The renowned, Roger Silcox of Roses Wood Shooting School, the world respected Christopher Craddock, (late) of Holland & Holland and Sam Grice of The...

November 14, 2017

Ten simple faults that can be found by self-analysis

STANCE

1. Miss behind - stance turned too much toward the trap. Run out of swing.

2. Miss underneath - As above resulting in rolled shoulders.

GUN MOUNT (eye-rib alignment)

3. Miss over the top - Eye too high over the rib

4. Changing eye dominance - Due to eye be...

November 12, 2017

"Never, have the stock of a gun bent or cast off to compensate for faults in gun mounting. These should be corrected, not by deforming the gun, but by improving your style". ROBERT CHURCHILL.

"Be careful in the selection of your first gun, for you will "grow" to it, and it will always influence you thereafter,...

November 8, 2017

“Flinching”

For those who do not know, a flinch is something that happens when you try to pull the trigger. It can take two distinct forms. The first is a jerk or snatch that pulls the gun off target at the instant of firing. The second is an inability to pull the trigger and can vary between a momentary hesit...

November 7, 2017

SHOOTING STRAIGHT AT THE HIGH TOWER. (Part 1.)

Please do not take the title of this editions article too literally and shoot straight at the high tower, doing this tends to upset the ground owner as you are likely to scratch the paintwork on his traps!

What I mean by “Shooting Straight at the High Tower” is dev...