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Old August 25, 2010, 07:46 PM   #1
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Adjusting grip?

I saw a much more experienced shooter adjusting his grip after every shot. I don't understand, he was only shooting a CZ-75 SP-01. Why would you need/want to adjust your grip after every shot?
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Old August 25, 2010, 08:04 PM   #2
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Maybe just a bad habit he doesn't realize he has? Maybe he was just working something out in his grip? I'm not really sure.
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Old August 25, 2010, 08:14 PM   #3
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Old August 25, 2010, 09:07 PM   #4
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With a proper grip, it should feel as though your hand is welded to the pistol.
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Old August 26, 2010, 11:00 AM   #5
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If you were so interested, why didn't you politely ask him, instead of asking a bunch of people who weren't there and could only speculate?
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Old August 26, 2010, 11:50 AM   #6
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Well, he probably has a certain grip that works well for him that is conducive to accuracy and he has to readjust because his gun/ammo combination does not allow him to retain his grip under recoil. Hollywood made him buy the wrong ammo perhaps, LOL!
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Old August 26, 2010, 11:58 AM   #7
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I know when i pitched in baseball, I had my "ritual" that i did before each pitch, that was just my deal though and it seemed to work. But as long as i have been shooting i have never heard of more experienced shooters adjusted their grip after each shot, unless they were changing the way they were shooting.
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Old August 26, 2010, 01:12 PM   #8
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I'm doubting this was the case, but if my left hand fingernails get too long, after about 5 shots, they dig into my right hand, so I re-adjust. Now I've just cut them off but I imagine I will forget again.
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Old August 26, 2010, 01:26 PM   #9
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Actually, back in the old days, I saw experienced bullseye shooters occasionally do this. Something about "readjusting each step for perfection" .

Time wasn't much of an issue in bullseye, but in today's fast-paced shooting world, not a good idea. Rapid recovery and consistent accuracy is enhanced
by fewer steps in the shooting process.
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Old August 27, 2010, 05:41 PM   #10
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booker t:

it was a simple question, maybe there wasn't time to ask at the range or maybe the op was emabarassed to ask.

perhaps he thought some insight could be drawn from tfl.
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