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Title:
Trap shooting secrets
Author:
Russell, James.
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Publication Information:
Eugene, OR : James Russell Pub., [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
183 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
"Fourth revised printing January 2000."
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780916367091
Format :
Book

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Summary

Trap Shooting Secrets takes you into the world where professionals reside. With over 132 practice tips and more than 100 illustrations it's like having a shooting coach by your side. This huge 182 page 8x11 size technical book teaches techniques of professional trap shooting; singles, handicap and double trap. Endorsed by professional shooters and ranks #1 by trap shooting magazines worldwide


Table of Contents

Consumer Noticep. 5
Company Listingsp. 5
Success Has a Pricep. 5
Why You Need This Bookp. 5
A Note From the Authorp. 6
Satisfaction Guaranteed!p. 6
Strange But Truep. 7
How to Interpret Textp. 7
Knowledge is Powerfulp. 7
Sound Advicep. 9
Chapter 1

p. 10

Finding the Shotgun That's Right for Youp. 10
Gun Selection - Minimum Featuresp. 11
Ideal Featuresp. 11
Too Many Gunsp. 12
Trap Gun Manufacturersp. 13
Saving Moneyp. 14
Reload Maniap. 15
Ammo the Pros Shootp. 18
Reloading Componentsp. 19
Competition Trapshooting Associationsp. 20
Clay Target Shooting Foundationsp. 20
Chapter 2

p. 20

Proving Your Shotgun is Competentp. 20
Be Leery of Gizmosp. 22
Mounting the Gunp. 22
Proper Gun Gripp. 24
Gun Swing Techniquep. 24
Dismounting the Gunp. 25
Chapter 3

p. 26

Basic Shootingp. 26
The Setupp. 26
Just Say Pull?p. 30
Gunpowder Manufacturersp. 31
Choke Tubes and Shotp. 31
Choke Tube Maintenancep. 33
Shooting Circlesp. 34
Head Lifting and Canting the Gunp. 38
I Don't Want to Cant the Gun!p. 39
Chapter 4

p. 40

Flinchingp. 40
Timely Flinchingp. 42
Internal Time Clock Testp. 43
Flinching and Recoil Reductionp. 45
Eye-Diversion Flinchp. 46
Shadow Dancing With the Gunp. 48
Chapter 5

p. 48

Confidence and Skillp. 48
Visualization and Concentrationp. 48
Vibrating Nervesp. 49
Procuring Formal Trainingp. 50
Shotgun Sports Magazinesp. 50
How to Get the Most From Magazine Articles and Booksp. 51
Shooting Schools and Clinicsp. 51
Practice Tips - Phase 1p. 52
Practice Snapshootingp. 54
Setting Realistic Goalsp. 55
Managing Peer Pressurep. 55
Chapter 6

p. 56

Home on the Rangep. 56
Practice Tips - Phase 2p. 57
Attend Registered Tournamentsp. 59
Etiquette on the Linep. 59
Chapter 7

p. 62

The New Shooter's Perilsp. 62
Beginners' Fatal Mistakesp. 62
Developing Confidencep. 63
The Confidence Bustersp. 64
More Confidence-Busting Distractionsp. 65
Sifting Gold From Magnetitep. 65
Hit and Miss and Slumpsp. 67
Steps to Break a Slumpp. 68
Slump-Busting Logicp. 72
If the Shoe Fitsp. 73
Mythsp. 74
Chapter 8

p. 75

Eye Focusp. 75
Dominant Eyep. 77
Eye Crossoverp. 78
One-Eye Shooting Versus Two-Eyep. 78
Chapter 9

p. 79

Inclement Weatherp. 79
How to Shoot in the Windp. 79
How Wind Affects Targetsp. 80
Shooting Glasses and Visionp. 81
Prescription Glassesp. 84
Eye Exercisesp. 87
Chapter 10

p. 88

Clearing Cobwebsp. 88
Practice Tips - Phase 3p. 88
Pattern Misconceptionsp. 90
Holes in the Pattern Mythp. 91
Rising Patternsp. 92
Proper Sight Picturep. 92
Slow and Fast Pullsp. 93
Chapter 11

p. 94

The Reality of Realityp. 94
Razor Blade Targetsp. 94
Soft Targetsp. 94
Predictable Windp. 94
Keeping a Diaryp. 94
Know the Rulesp. 95
Jack in the Box Syndromep. 95
Practice Tips - Phase 4p. 95
Managing Point of Impactp. 100
Point of Impact Adjustmentsp. 100
First Poi Adjustmentp. 100
Last Poi Adjustmentp. 101
Encouragement Neededp. 102
Managing Goals and Failurep. 103
The Lighter Side of Trapshootingp. 104
Getting Back to the Heavy Side of Trapshootingp. 105
Getting Into a Shootoffp. 105
Chapter 12

p. 107

Psychology of the Gamep. 107
Emotional Baggagep. 109
Practice Tips - Phase 5p. 110
Assembling Skill and Knowledgep. 111
Power of the Subconsciousp. 111
Practice Tips - Phase 6p. 113
Seizing Knowledgep. 114
Chain Reaction Lossesp. 114
Home Practice Tips - Phase 7p. 115
Fear of Shootoffp. 116
Chapter 13

p. 118

Resolving Mysteriesp. 118
Elevationsp. 118
Target Colorp. 118
Interruptionsp. 119
Squad Rhythmp. 119
Background Scenep. 119
Adverse Weatherp. 120
No Straight-Awaysp. 120
Looking for Targetsp. 120
Traphouse Cosmeticsp. 121
Scouting the Trapsp. 122
Chokes and Loadsp. 122
Dealing With Know it All'sp. 122
Equipmentp. 123
Slow and Fast Pullsp. 123
Mindp. 123
Challenge Mediocrityp. 124
Mind-Set of Concentrationp. 125
Developing Deep Concentrationp. 125
Practice Tips - Phase 8p. 125
Dealing With Pressurep. 126
Safetyp. 126
Guns and Alcoholp. 127
Crash and Burnp. 127
Don't Quit for Bad Applesp. 128
Chapter 14

p. 129

Getting Down to Businessp. 129
Playing the Optionsp. 129
Tax Deductionsp. 130
Chapter 15

p. 131

Time for Reflectionp. 131
A Wordp. 132
Extravagant Practicep. 134
Be Strongp. 134
The New Youp. 134
Video Simulators for Trapshootingp. 135
Precision Shootingp. 136
The Last Unsolved Mysteryp. 136
Precision Shooting Bookp. 136
Gun Rightsp. 137
Web Sitep. 137
Parting Shotp. 137
Chapter 16

p. 137

Illustrationsp. 137