Reacting to recoil…

Mike Yardley is one the UK’s leading shooting authorities and he shares a lot about shotguns and shooting on his website Positive Shooting. I just read though Dealing with Recoiland I recommend checking it out.

Recoil, and how you handle it, can have a big impact on your shooting
Recoil, and how you handle it, can have a big impact on your shooting

“Are you affected by recoil? Many shooting men and women are. There is no need to suffer. Let’s consider what might be done about it. First, a bit of physics. As you may remember from school days, to every action there is an equal and opposite reaction (Newton’s Third Law). Recoil is the motion of a gun in the opposite direction to its projectile. Various factors need to be considered when thinking about the physics of recoil: muzzle velocity, gun weight, projectile weight…”

You can read all of it here.

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