I frequently get questions from readers of my book, blog and monthly articles in Trap & Field and other magazines. Shooters are stymied by some component of their game and turn to me, aka ASK BOB, the “Ann Landers” of the shooting sports.
Last night I worked with a particularly dynamic coach, staff and team. A previous clinic had awakened the sleeping giants in the players, as they had been shell-shocked from a negative prior coaching experience.
Trapshooter Alex asks: “How do I stop my bad habit of moving my gun before I see the bird come out of the house?”
This is a great question from Alex. The reason we develop this bad habit is because the bird usually comes out very close to the time we call for it, and we can get often get away with moving early. It is only when there is a delay that we start noticing our bad habit. Continue reading →
In this video, Desira asks Bob why the first post in trap shooting is so difficult. Bob’s answer in this video gives suggestions to make the first post easy and comfortable so that you don’t have to go in cold.