Cross-Dominant Shooting/Training
Close

Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Private
    Join Date
    Oct 2015
    Location
    Rockland
    Posts
    42

    Default Cross-Dominant Shooting/Training

    I don't know if this is in the correct subforum or not. Just to sum a lot up quickly. I live in lower NY and my pistol application is processing for Rockland County. That being said, me being a soon to be first time handgun owner, I've been traveling over to north NJ with a friend to shoot at GunForHire. (in ny state, ranges will not allow you to rent/shoot handgun without license, at least in lower NY that is the case. NJ is based off of the buddy system.)

    I've been shooting various handguns to get feeling, see what I like more, etc. Some I am more accurate with than others. But the main purpose of this post.

    I am left handed. I started to notice that I would pick up focus much quicker with my right eye if I left both eyes open. IE: Looking down the sights and the left image (right eye) would come in focus 1st and I would have to force my sight to re-adjust to the right image (left eye).

    My accuracy is pretty decent for a novice shooter.

    Being right eye dominant, I'd like to also train using my non dominant hand for that extra skillset, but I feel so much more comfortable with the firearm in my left hand.

    My question is has anyone had any training in trying to strengthen their non dominant eye? And if so how to go about that?

  2. Register or Log In to remove this Ad!
  3. #2
    Captain alistair's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Location
    Florida, NY, 10921
    Posts
    831

  4. #3
    Private
    Join Date
    May 2016
    Location
    Waterford
    Posts
    14

    Default

    Hey, I am just the opposite. I am left eye dominant and right handed. I have not mastered both eyes aiming and am no expert. I find that turning my head slightly to align my eye on the site works. I am sure there are others who may have a better answer but this is what works for me. Good luck.

  5. #4
    Corporal
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Roc
    Posts
    125

    Default

    I'm right handed and left eye dominant. I move the handgun about 2,5" across my face when I'm punched out and it sits in front of me left eye. Very minor shift and it's the way I've always done it.

Similar Threads

  1. Obama: I Hope To Make Gun Control a Dominant Issue in 2016
    By catskillkid in forum Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Replies: 31
    Last Post: 11-19-2015, 11:14 PM
  2. Right Handed/ Left Eye Dominant
    By alistair in forum Training
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 05-23-2014, 11:47 AM
  3. Replies: 8
    Last Post: 02-27-2014, 03:53 PM
  4. Tactical Shooting Training?
    By ArmoredGuardNYC in forum Training
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 07-01-2012, 12:32 PM
  5. Replies: 11
    Last Post: 02-29-2012, 06:50 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •