Cross eye dominance skeet trap shooting

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  1. JimDV

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    I have that problem on Low 2,Low 3 and low 8. I am right eye dominant and right handed. I have tried the tape and those stick on eye patches, but they cause me to try to peek over the top of them. Lately I have been closing my left eye and it seems to work. Is this a common thing as one ages?
     
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    Tape or patch works the best for me. If you can peek over it it's either too small or not positioned properly(probably this). I'm left eye dominant RH shooter. Shot 1 eye for years and switched to patch. Big improvement. Tried all the barrel gizmos and they don't work for me.
     
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    Cross modulation happens to me when I’m tired or fatigued. Happens more on trap than skeet to me but happens on skeet too

    might try moving your hold points out if only to slow things down and give your eyes a fighting chance. Also before you call for the bird take a second for your eyes to focus at the distance you will first see the target clearly.
     
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    Wow, I thought I was the only one. Had cataract surgery without a vision problem. just about 1 year later had laser surgery both eyes to clear up cloudy lens. I shoot right hand, always been a 2 eyed shooter & just when I was shooting fairly well I started to miss every low house from 1, 2, 3 & 8. I didn't know how to handle it until I met a fairly competent skeet shooter & he said he had the same problem & corrected it with a dot. So I tried the dot, NG. I went back to him & he showed me how to position the dot. His advise worked for me, so here it is. Mount the gun, your left arm where you normally position it on the forearm, then raise your left thumb. Position the dot right at the left side of your thumb, no space, it may take 2 dots like for me. It took about 100 rounds to get used to the dots, but this worked for me & brought me out of my skeet shooting misery.
     
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    Crossfire fin works for me, you should try it
     
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    Good idea, will try, THX
     
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    I am left eye dominant and shoot one eye right handed skeet. The only times I force two eyes open is on high 2 and low 6 because those appear to be the fastest targets. One eye works for me if I use well established hold points.
     

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