Pointing and Eyeing the Target
Pointing. With the rifle you “aim” precisely. But with a shotgun you point at the target. Accurate shotgun shooting requires a fast sequence of movements involving the body, firearm, and eyes. These movements need to be performed in one smooth, coordinated movement to achieve accuracy, and this requires practice.
Eyeing the target. In shotgun shooting, keep both eyes wide open and focused on the moving target, not on the firearm barrel or the bead sight.
- While watching the target, mount the firearm correctly, point it toward the target area, and pull the trigger.