Glock 23. Need help with anticipating recoil

Glock 23. Need help with anticipating recoil

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    Glock 23. Need help with anticipating recoil

    I am having a hard time stopping myself from anticipating recoil and it's making me shoot low. I use snap caps when shooting to catch myself doing. Do anybody now any drills to help me stop it.

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    Dry fire practice a lot. Concentrate on the front site ,pressing the trigger slowly to the rear ,when the trigger breaks.hold it to the rear the front site shouldn't move. Repeat repeat and repeat some more.If you do that enough it becomes second nature ,muscle memory. At least that's what helped me.
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    One of the instructors at SIG Academy has/had a video on YouTube about helping with flinching. He suggested load a round into the chamber, drop the mag, fire the live round and then dry fire after the gun cycles. He says this exercise and dry firing should help with the flinch.
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    Thanks AH
    I searched targets that tell you what your doing wrong and by them I guess I'm not anticipating recoil. I am breaking wrist down or dropping head. All I now is I have a bad habit when shooting my 23 I aim at bullseye I hit at 6 o'clock

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    Or pushing to far forward

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    Too bad Glock doesn't make a 22lr you could practice with. Or a double stack G43 size that holds 14 or so rounds to plink with. If Kel Tec can make the PMR30 surely Glock could do better.
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    I use a glock 22 mag and it gives me 15 rounds

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    I agree with fry firing with a laser trainer and have someone load your mags with dummy rounds mixed in with your reg ammo but not tell you the patterns
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    Barstoolguru. Today when I was having trouble I had my wife load mag with two snap caps and tell me were the were. When doing this, when I shot and it was a cap I noticed was low on the target. I don't know if I'm pushing into the gun trying to anticipate or leaning to far forward with my upper torso

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    Need to look up a laser trainer

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