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Legal foot position

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by 635 G, Jun 30, 2013.

  1. 635 G

    635 G Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have a sketch of what is considered the imaginary line running thru the center of the box and the post. Would appreciate it, some one said I may be crowing the inner corners too much.

    Phil Berkowitz
     
  2. FLIP

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    part of your body has to be in the center of the post,yes maginary line running thru the center of the box and the post
     
  3. Hap MecTweaks

    Hap MecTweaks Well-Known Member

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    You must have one foot over the imaginary line running through the concrete pad center.

    Toes must be behind the yardage marked line, otherwise it's considered a foot fault. There may be a penalty paid for that also if called on a shooter!!

    HAP
     
  4. 635 G

    635 G Well-Known Member

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    Is the line splitting the front edge of the box to the rear end of the box? And if any part of the body touching that line, kinda explains the profiles of a lot of AAA shooters

    Phil Berkowitz
     
  5. running bear

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    Phil, read the rule book it tells you the rules.
     
  6. 635 G

    635 G Well-Known Member

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    Buck I've read the rules what I really need is the definition of box & post.

    The box is not universal at a lot of clubs.

    Phil Berkowitz
     
  7. Shawn

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    Please read the rule it is an imaginary line from the center of the trap through the center of the post. The size or shape of the pad don't matter. This imaginary lines runs from the center of the trap right back to the 27 yard line.

    "The contestant must stand with at least one foot on an imaginary line drawn through the center of the trap and continuing through the center of the post, or have one foot on each side of the line."


    Shawn
     
  8. 635 G

    635 G Well-Known Member

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    That is what I believed, the person who criticized me said the line was a diagonal line running from the far left front corner to the bottom right corner of the box.

    Phil Berkowitz
     
  9. BigM-Perazzi

    BigM-Perazzi Well-Known Member

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    No Phil, its just what it says, an imaginary line and any part, toenail, heel, must be touching said imaginary line. The problem is usually the unusual size of various pads. The skeetfield overlay pads at sparta had no defined centerlines as I remember.
     
  10. R.Kipling

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    Don't know if this image will show up, but it clears up the imaginary center line issue.

    Kip
     
  11. Shawn

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    Kip
    That is an excellent graphic.

    Thanks

    Shawn
     
  12. BigM-Perazzi

    BigM-Perazzi Well-Known Member

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    Nicely done, I hope the righties can figure the foot position out....
     
  13. 635 G

    635 G Well-Known Member

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    Ok, am I correct its the line from point "B" running thru the center of the trap all the way to the 27 yard box.

    Phil Berkowitz
     
  14. 635 G

    635 G Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Kipling answered the ?

    Phil
     
  15. BigM-Perazzi

    BigM-Perazzi Well-Known Member

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    Yes phil, in the ATA diagram it would be point B.
     
  16. Trap4

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    Shawn Mcneil is right One foot can be on each side of the center line.

    trap-4
     
  17. K-80/John

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    I've had a similar problem but could not find the rule in the rule book. Can you provide the section where this is located. Thanks.
     
  18. 635 G

    635 G Well-Known Member

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    Its under "NO TARGET"

    Phil Berkowitz
     
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    Lots of shooters belly up to the speaker and forget to look down. Usually a honest mistake.
     
  20. V10

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    Section VII, E, 10.