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Old May 30, 2016, 02:52 PM   #1
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I Used a Good Tool to Develop a Bad Habit

The good tool was my SureStrike laser training cartridge; the bad habit was looking over the sight to see were the laser point was striking on non-reflective targets. That bad habit manifested itself last Saturday on my first trip in two months to the pistol range. I consistently shot a little low until I figured out what I was doing.

This (photo) is the proper sight picture for my Sig P229 handgun. So, starting today, I’m (back to) practicing focusing on the front post, with the front post covering the target, pressing the trigger, and follow through.
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Old May 30, 2016, 03:01 PM   #2
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...the bad habit was looking over the sight to see were the laser point was striking on non-reflective targets.....
An excellent lesson in the importance of follow-through. See: What does "follow through" mean?
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Old May 30, 2016, 05:17 PM   #3
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Being able to "call your shots" is an important association to follow through and focusing on the sights.
They kind of go hand in hand for effective shooting.
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