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Stock Fit & The Importance of Getting It Right

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Stock Fit & The Importance of Getting It Right

  Stock Fit Part 1. Stock fit means nothing without the shooter. If you cannot mount a gun consistently in the same place, time after time, no one on earth can make a stock to fit you. I cannot count the number of times I have been asked to look at a stock fit only to […]

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Bruised Face & Shoulder

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Bruised Face & Shoulder

  Probably the most common symptom of recoil is a bruise or minor graze to the face and/or some bruising and discomfort (pain) to the shoulder. Yet these problems can be completely eliminated by a correct gun mount technique. Rarely is it caused by the gun or cartridge, unless the load is heavy and the […]

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Flinching

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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 […]

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New Gun Syndrome

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New Gun Syndrome

Shooters often buy a new gun expecting that it will transform their shooting overnight and are disappointed when it does not.  Shooting a gun is the same as driving a car or anything else we do in our day to day to lives.  We rely on muscle memory. Put simply, muscle memory is what we […]

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Shooting Straight: High Tower

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Shooting Straight: High Tower

In Shooting Straight:  High Tower our shooting coach, Keith Coyle, gives you a course of instruction to perfect your technique on this challenging trap.  Waterfowlers, dove and pigeon shooters as well as well as European driven game shooters will benefit from concentrated practice at this position in either Sporting Clays or Five Stand. Article 7: […]

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Downton Day: Driven Birds for the Cyber-Squire

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Downton Day: Driven Birds for the Cyber-Squire

As proper cyber-squires, most of you have dreamed of shooting driven birds at one time or another.  Unfortunately, just like an appropriate manor house to live in, such things are well beyond our budgets.  Fortunately, our Shooting Coach, Keith Coyle, has come up with an affordable solution.  Recently he staged a ‘driven clay-bird’ shoot at […]

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Shooting Straight at Competition

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Shooting Straight at Competition

IN THE SERIES: ONLY PERFECT PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: Contributors introduction- Keith Coyle. A professional Coach since 1990, Keith has run his own shooting Clubs in the past and has worked with the very best shooting schools in the UK, which includes Holland & Holland, West London Shooting School. He was the Senior Instructor for Mr. […]

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Shooting Straight

Filed in Our Shooting Coach by on July 30, 2014 4 Comments
Shooting Straight

Contributor’s introduction- Keith Coyle. A professional Coach since 1990, Keith has run his own shooting Clubs in the past and has worked with the very best shooting schools in the UK, which includes Holland & Holland, West London Shooting School. He was the Senior Instructor for Mr. Sam Grice at the Long Acres shooting School […]

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Sporting Clays in Dubai: Keith Coyle reports

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Sporting Clays in Dubai:  Keith Coyle reports

THE 2014 NAD AL SHEBA SPORTING CLAYS CHAMPIONSHIP. A report previously published in Hunting & Safari magazine by Keith Coyle, Senior Sporting Clays Instructor for the Classic Wing & Game Shooting Academy. They came from Far & Wide to the bright lights of the City and the shimmering desert sands of Dubai, clay target shooting […]

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Shooting: PROPER PLANNING & PREPARATION

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Shooting:  PROPER PLANNING & PREPARATION

ARTICLE 4. IN THE SERIES: Shooting:  ONLY PERFECT PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: In the last issue of The Sporting Gentry, I described the 5 commonly recognized methods or systems of how to apply forward allowance (or lead) to a moving target when using a sporting shotgun and at the end of the article I promised to […]

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