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Hard angles lost to 'waltz time'?

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  1. Billster

    Billster TS Member

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    Thinking out loud about two 'losts' since Sunday league. Calm, windless day. On one round going into post 5 had about 7 straighaways or slight angles in a row. Machine-like shooting. 'Pull-two-bang' (like '1-2-3'rhythm). THEN the hard right came and ended up popping the trigger on '3'. The rhythm was still in my head yet the gun wasn't out there near the target yet. 'Lost!'. Immediate question in my kopf "why did I do that?". Then to post 1...three straightaways...1, 2, bang x 3...then hard left target...1, 2, bang...LOST!. Damn! Gotta get rid of the rhythm thing.

    The non-shooters will never understand the grueling intricacies of this head game. Lordy.

    Cheers
    Bill
     
  2. Roger IL

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    Just about the time you get 3/4 time figured out you get one in 4/4. Man it's a tough game.........LOL............Roger
     
  3. shot410ga

    shot410ga Well-Known Member

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    Never dance to the Waltz. Shoot to your time, unless the other dancers are paying for you to shoot.
     
  4. code5coupe

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    Thanks for handing it to me with those two misses, Bill.
     
  5. Rollin Oswald

    Rollin Oswald Active Member

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    The time to fire is when the sight picture is correct, not "when it seems like the right time to fire".

    Rollin
     
  6. Capt. Morgan

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    Sounds like another form of anticipation to me. It takes a lot of mental discipline to treat each target as a new and unique experience.

    I was broken of the habit by someone who noticed I was holding high and looking low and was chasing streaks instead of pointing at targets. He had me switch...hold lower, look higher, catch the target's appearance with my peripheral vision but keep the gun still until the target was a clear image. It changed my timing and improved my scores.

    Morgan
     
  7. 682LINY

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    Biff,,,he shoots a BT-99,,,,been trying to get him to try my Beretta
     
  8. Two Dogs

    Two Dogs Well-Known Member

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    It's not waltz time for me...........it's just....That by the time I get to the target.....My gun is empty.....
     
  9. nomoloscofoso

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    Hey TWO DOG'S, how are you doing??
     
  10. JB Logan Co. Ohio

    JB Logan Co. Ohio TS Member

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    Keep repeating "See the target...break the target".

    JB=Jerry Beach 8503917
     
  11. Shooting Coach

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    What Capt. Morgan said! This really helps me, since I am cross dominant. With the GUN!!!! LOL
     
  12. Billster

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    Finally found this thread again. Things get buried quick around here. Thanks for replies. The FRUSTRATION is I'm aware of the timing trap yet fall into it. Usually starts happening on the fourth round...little bit of head fatigue?

    Billy's right. BT-99. Don't worry - next setup might be 682 unsingle combo. Till then - still broke.

    Cheers
    Bill
     
  13. Billster

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    LMAO Two Dogs!
     
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