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By Andrea Stump
TWAW Chapter Leader 

The Well-Armed Woman

Common Shooting Mistakes


September 15, 2021

This summer I’ve spent time writing about shooting fundamentals and basic range drills. This article will wrap up these topics by going over common shooting mistakes. I’ll categorize the mistakes into 4 categories: Grip/stance, trigger control, aiming, and psychological.

Grip/Stance Mistakes

Neglecting to have your shooting hand high on the backstrap of the gun or having your support hand too low on the gun. Both of these will make managing recoil harder and will make you less accurate.

Standing straight or leaning backwards when shooting. This will cause you to become off balance and...

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