Shooting Sporting Clays


Book Description

Provides the reader all he or she needs to begin ... learning the art of shooting a shotgun proficiently. --Shotgun Sports Review

  • Foreword by Anthony I. Matarese Jr., 14-time NSCA All-American
  • 15 basic target types and strategies for breaking them
  • Gun swing and speed for the 3 main swing types: swing-through, sustained lead, and pull-away
  • How to choose a pump gun, autoloader, side-by-side, or over-and-under, and check weight, balance, and fit
  • Correct stance for the target speed and trajectory
  • Understanding lead
  • How to fix common mistakes, including lifting your head and stopping or slowing the gun as you shoot
  • Practicing on skeet and 5-stand courses and preparing for competition

  • About Brannon, Mark

    Mark Brannon is an NRA-certified shotgun instructor and a National Sporting Clays Association Master class shooter and a member of the 2009 NSCA Zone 1 Open all-star team. He serves as the national delegate from Maine for the NSCA and lives in Durham, Maine. Tom Hanrahan lives in Whitefield, Maine, and is a past member of the Maine All State Sporting Clays team. He is also the author of Your Maine Lands: Reflections of a Maine Guide (978-1-882190-91-1) and a columnist for the Northwoods Sporting Journal.