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    im a bitch with a flinch

    yes im a little bitch that has developed a nasty flinch
    im better on a bi-pod, obviously as they dig into the ground
    sometimes im sweet as and shots go exactly where i aim
    with no bipod i pull the sucker like a school boy esp if im rushing
    if i calm down and relax then sometimes its not as bad but its still defently there

    what do i do?
    more range time with the 243? just fire hundreds of rounds concentrating on just relaxing and squeezing the trigger rather than snatching the sucker

    my rifles are suppressed, i have shot and clean killed animals from distances out to 650yards this year, ive missed animals closer, i have not wounded and lost animals and i intend to fix this problem before hunting again
    Dont waste your time chasing every last fps, it doesnt matter in the real world, it wont make a difference, all it will do is cause head aches and frustrations. And dont listen to silly old cunts

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    Back to the .22, no substitute for heaps of rounds, concentrating as you say on relaxing and squeezing.
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    Double up on ear protection. Suppressor + plugs + muffs. Breathe, relax. Focus on squeezing the trigger and follow-through. Use a light recoiling rifle like .243.

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    When someone flinches do the shots go random or in a pattern of sorts?
    Rule 4: Identify your target beyond all doubt
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    Quote Originally Posted by moonhunt View Post
    When someone flinches do the shots go random or in a pattern of sorts?
    RH shooters they string out to the right and up, (jerking the trigger)
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    Re: im a bitch with a flinch

    Dry fireing and relaxation. A flinch is your body preparing for pain by tencing up. Concentrate on getting a consistant let off with follow through ie cross hairs on the target. Practise with a 22 is good aswell. Youve got the righ setup if your recoil shy. Practise practise

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    All of the above advice is good. Dry firing, practise heaps, separate the mind from the moment by focussing on the target.
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
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    Try shooting some groups on paper without wrapping your thumb on your right hand (trigger hand) around the stock/ pistol grip. May help with sympathetic movement of your trigger finger.
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    I think its partly excitement... He needs to relax and take a breath or two b4 he pulls the trigger and concentrate on getting his stance right.... I think he can actually see himself pulling the shits so hes doin it eyes open!!! Im 100% guilty of this myself as offhand and off a bag or log etc up close as adrenilin flows... One deer earlier this year I actually saw myself pull the trigger almost 1.5m clear of tge animal on a 50m shot lol.. Out far im fine as animals dont know im there and I have time to breathe and relax b4 the shot!

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    Quote Originally Posted by baldbob View Post
    I think its partly excitement... He needs to relax and take a breath or two b4 he pulls the trigger and concentrate on getting his stance right.... I think he can actually see himself pulling the shits so hes doin it eyes open!!! Im 100% guilty of this myself as offhand and off a bag or log etc up close as adrenilin flows... One deer earlier this year I actually saw myself pull the trigger almost 1.5m clear of tge animal on a 50m shot lol.. Out far im fine as animals dont know im there and I have time to breathe and relax b4 the shot!
    Mate used to get some one to load or not load the gun and pass it to him so he didnt know if it was going off or not. Said that helped heaps got the idea off ex army guy..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Happy View Post
    Mate used to get some one to load or not load the gun and pass it to him so he didnt know if it was going off or not. Said that helped heaps got the idea off ex army guy..
    Did that with my Daughter a couple of times to see if she flinched...... she doesn't even bloody move....... She just looked up at me puzzled & asks "what happened"..

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    I didn't think a .243 with a suppressor would kick that much to make you flinch? Is it common to blink when you shoot?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Happy View Post
    Mate used to get some one to load or not load the gun and pass it to him so he didnt know if it was going off or not. Said that helped heaps got the idea off ex army guy..
    I think that is the standard old school method of identifying flinching. I don't think it actually cures flinching. Lots of dry firing followed by lots of live firing and self training with exaggerated follow through is probably the only way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toby View Post
    Is it common to blink when you shoot?
    It is for some people Toby. If you watch slow motion shots of actors firing blanks, they do it all the time. Same thing happens for some using rifles.
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
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    Rule 3: Load a firearm only when ready to fire
    Rule 4: Identify your target beyond all doubt
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    Rule 7: Avoid alcohol and drugs when handling firearms

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    I watched a few videos of my self shooting and notice I blink some sometimes. There was also this time I was shooting on the most uncomfortable position and when I pulled the trigger and got the recoil I lifted my head(shots were all good on target though so it didn't affect that part it was just as I shot), only time I have done it. When in a good comfortable spot I can shoot without doing any weird shit but I do still sometimes blink.
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