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Churchill Method

Defining the Ready Position

In sporting clays, establishing proper starting points for your body, eyes and gun before calling for the targets is critical.  In this article, Don explains why a well-planned ready position makes a dead pair more likely………………………&
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One Student’s Walk – Part III

In the third and final part of this three-part series, Don chronicles a sporting clays lesson with one of his students.  Don discusses the mental game and the importance of allowing the subconscious, rather than the conscious mind, to establish lead……………&
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The Churchill Method – my favorite quotes from the man himself

A brief introduction to Englishman Robert Churchill and the Churchill Method of instinctive shooting along with some quotes from his book "Game Shooting" first published in 1955.
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One Student’s Walk – Part II

In this 3-part series, Don chronicles a series of sporting clays lessons he gives to one of his students revealing some common shooter errors. In this article, he discusses the importance of committing to your hold points and synchronizing with the target. (Appeared in the January/Feb
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One Student’s Walk – Part I

In this 3-part article, Don chronicles a series of sporting clays lessons he gives to one of his students revealing some common shooter errors.  Don discusses mounting to the cheek instead of the shoulder and his secrets for achieving a smooth gun mount. (Appeared in the October-Novem
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Deceptive Targets

In sporting clays, unlike skeet and trap, the shooter can encounter five different sizes and types of targets!  From “rascally” rabbits to mini’s and midi’s, Don gives you a few pointers on how to tackle the most deceptive of the bunch. (Appeared in the March issue of Shotgun Life) By
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