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one hand or two hands? tips?

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Sobel, May 18, 2012.

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  1. Sobel

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    When I went to the range today I found myself putting all 16 rounds into the head of the silhouette at 7 yards no grand feat, but when I tried to do the same with both hands I couldn't do it it was like my hands were shaking I could barely aim. Any tips to stop the shaking?
     
  2. KTXdm9

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    I say go with what works for you. Are you breathing are doing anything else different when using two hands?
     
  3. 56hawk

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    What stance were you using? I have a hard time shooting accurately with the Weaver stance, but am very accurate with the Isosceles stance.
     
  4. Sobel

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    Well I shot one handed then I switched to both and I couldn't get comfortable almost like the way i placed my left hand just didn't feel right I think its the trigger guard. On top of that I was shaking, I literally unloaded the gun and just tried to calm myself but I couldn't. Then I went to just left handed shooting and it worked for 4 shots then no matter what I did I just couldn't steady my aim at all.
     
  5. Sobel

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    I suppose I was using a weaver stance , its fine for when I try and shoot rapidly but aimed shots just elude me. When I shoot one hand its better for accurate fire but less effective at controlling the rapid fire.
     
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    Very common. Rotate your shoulder from inside to outside and you will find a point at which the shaking abates. Work from that position until you get stronger--it will work.
    Part two--make sure you grip the gun as you would with a two handed grip, just without the left hand. Then tip it 30 degrees or so toward the center of your body. This will eliminate the torque of the recoil--the gun's tendency to go up and to the right will go away when it is tipped and it will just go up. The up/right thing is disconcerting to some folks; if its not to you then don't worry about tipping the gun!

    Dan
     
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    All good suggestions. For me and me alone, stretching prior to shooting helps quite a bit.
     
  8. Sobel

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    That sounds like really good advice I will try it next time. Apparently I was shaking bad enough for both my Ma and the staff were talking about it. One positive thing I notice is that I never blink or close my eyes when I shoot. No anticipation of the shot.
     
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