Still can't double tap.

Flymph

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IMHO (and IF I may suggest?)......
You're not suppose to..... "pull the trigger" for the 2nd shot.....until you're back on target.

In other words..... Start slow and work your way up (to getting faster).

Aloha, Mark
I'll add, it helps to focus on the target and wait for the sights to come down from recoil. The front aight should land right on target naturally. I make no claim to being a speed steel guy, but I know practice makes perfect. Also costs a lot in ammo, especially now days.
 

awshoot

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IMHO (and IF I may suggest?)......
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In other words..... Start slow and work your way up (to getting faster).
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Yep.

Start in slow motion and perform all the steps in slow motion with correct grip, sighting, etc. Then go a little faster doing the exact same physical steps. When you have one speed working, move up a tiny bit. If you fail at the faster speed, drop back down and do that to perfection before going back up. Also, a shot timer will help you slow down because you'll have actual numbers to work from.
 
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Are you building up to the speed or just trying to fire as fast as you can? Dry fire practice is important but does have some limitations with this type of shooting. Suggest starting with controlled pairs at a slower pace and keeping them on target, like a paper plate at 3 - 5 yards. Build up your speed while keeping them on the plate. Speed up until you miss the second shot then slow down a bit.

Don't think of this a basic or fundamental compared with slow fire shooting. It is a different skillset and requires deliberate practice and building up to the technique. It is a transition between controlled pairs (two different sight pictures, followed by another one after you are finished shooting) to quick "double taps" (one sight picture followed by one after the shots).

Don't beat yourself up on this. If it was easy Rob Leatham would be out of work.
 

oremike

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A fast miss is still a miss. Practice first getting two solid hits. One thing you might try is to tack up two paper plates side by side and try to put a round in each one. Slow down until you get two solid hits, one in each one. Once you can do that regularly you'll have a base point to work from. Or just get a big enough gun so that a double tap in ridiculous.:)
 
Yep.

Start in slow motion and perform all the steps in slow motion with correct grip, sighting, etc. Then go a little faster doing the exact same physical steps. When you have one speed working, move up a tiny bit. If you fail at the faster speed, drop back down and do that to perfection before going back up. Also, a shot timer will help you slow down because you'll have actual numbers to work from.
Yep! Controlled singles, become controlled pairs, become double taps, become machine gun finger.
 

albin25

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Here I always thought to double-tap was just hitting your target with second insurance shot ...I never considered it as having anything to do with a specific time between shots.
As in, hit the target, get closer and carefully shoot again to verify the outcome.

Seems kinda "Movie Hitman" or, Zombieland-ish

Zombieland,The Rules
  • Cardio. To escape a pursuing zombie you will need to out-run it, and this means being in good shape.
  • Double Tap. When in doubt, don't get stingy with your bullets. ...
  • Beware of Bathrooms. ...
  • Buckle Up. ...
  • Travel Light. ...
  • Don't Be A Hero. ...
  • Limber Up. ...
  • When In Doubt, Always Know Your Way Out.
 
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If you find that the second shot is going high due to muzzle flip, just aim you first shot at the groin. Second shot should be fine if it’s a bit high from there.

Relax. Things like this require time and experience.
I'm going to try that next time at the range, good tip. :)

Right now I have zero clue where the 2nd shot is.
 

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