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Dominant Nostril

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Grizzly_A, Jul 20, 2009.

  1. Grizzly_A

    Grizzly_A Portland Metro Area Member

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    We have dominant eyes, feet, hands....did you know you have a dominant nostril?

    Stand close to a mirror or glass window with your nose touching or a fraction of an inch off. Breathe in deeply through your mouth and then exhale through your nose.

    Try it...you might be surprised on what this will tell you about your shooting technique.
     
  2. Weebs

    Weebs Clackamas County Member

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    Is this one of those "if your hand is bigger than your face you have cancer" things? And the moment you put your hand over your face you get slapped?

    Currently I have no air coming out of my left nostril...
     
  3. DALE

    DALE Boring, Oregon Member

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    Yeah, now I need to clean the snot from my windows before I go to the range!
     
  4. gallogiro

    gallogiro Willamette Valley Active Member

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    i'm still confused. How does a nostril affect shooting technique?
     
  5. Doubletap

    Doubletap Newberg Well-Known Member

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    I think what he's trying to say..is that if you don't have proper air flow..through your nasal passages..you won't be able to tell if your shooting stinks...:woot:
     
  6. BillM

    BillM Amity OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Hmmmm---maybe if ya get to breathin' hard, the imbalance in the jets
    of air from the nostrils will force your head to one side and spoil your
    aim?
     
  7. Grizzly_A

    Grizzly_A Portland Metro Area Member

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    Wow....I was thinking a little more literal..but you guys can go with that.

    I'm left nostril dominant.
     
  8. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    +1.. me too, and it works out nicely for shooting long-guns right-handed! :thumbup: