Mastering Skeet

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Stackpole Books, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 212 pages
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  • How to control your vision and prevent flinching
  • Data on the flight dynamics of a skeet target and how we perceive it
  • Methods for teaching beginners and coaching advanced shooters

Skeet is easy, if you're happy breaking nine out of ten birds. But if you want to shoot 100 straight, this manual can help you achieve that goal. Since even excellent shooters tend to overlook many basic details, Mastering Skeetemphasizes fundamental techniques that will greatly improve your precision and consistency. It addresses various shooting methods and describes proper form, with notes on stance, posture, and balance, gun mount, foot position, pivoting, and follow-through. The book also discusses individual stations and examines common errors for each shot. Whether you're an experienced shooter looking for an extra edge or a beginner who wants to learn the basics of good technique, Mastering Skeetcovers the full range of material necessary for success.

 

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Contents

Guns and Equipment
3
Shooting Form with Todd Nelson
9
Gun Fit and Mount with Todd Nelson
29
Hold Paints and Shooting Method
50
Hitting the Target
60
Eye Dominance and Vision
65
Flinching and Release Trigger
71
Mental Focus
74
Station 6
121
Station 7
129
Station 8
137
Doubles at All Stations
144
Other Principles
157
Safety on the Skeet Range
159
The Rules of Skeet
163
Skeet Shooting Etiquette
169

The Individual Stations
77
Station 1
79
Station 2
92
Station 3
102
Station 4
109
Station 5
115
Teaching and Coaching
179
The Mechanics of Skeet Shooting
187
Bibliography
207
About the Author
209
Index
211
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

King Heiple is one of the National Skeet Shooting Association's ten Master Instructors. He is a life member of the Ohio State Skeet Shooting Association and in 2001 was inducted into its Hall of Fame. Heiple lives in Pepper Pike, Ohio. Contributor Todd Nelson writes a column for Skeet Shooting Review and Trap & Field magazines .

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