Brakes are a wonderful thing...
Great for spotting your own hits at long range.
But another way of reducing felt recoil is to change the stock. A heavier stock, meant for bench/target shooting, also reduces it.
07 FFL /Mosin-Nagant Custom Shop/Bent Bolts
Gun-Kote/ Cerakote Refinishing
Criterion Barrels/ Savage Re-Barreling