What Breathing Method Do You Use When Shooting?

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What Breathing Method Do You Use When Shooting?

  1. Normal Breathing Cycle

    14.0%
  2. Empty Lung Technique

    40.0%
  3. Half Full Lung Technique

    38.0%
  4. Three Quarters Full Lung Technique

    12.0%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. PeteM

    PeteM New Member

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    What Breathing Method Do You Use When Shooting?
    If you use another than the poll options, post a reply saying what method you use.
     
  2. loopyloo

    loopyloo Member

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    I use the not breathing turning blue method matches the stock :D

    True usually hold breath compose and then fire before keeling over. Dont think its definate whether i breath in and hold or exhale and then stop breathing.

    loopy
     
  3. RobF

    RobF Administrator Staff Member

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    Empty lung if i want to be right, but usually i don't, so somewhere around 1/2-3/4...
     
  4. Gibbs

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    I voted for Empty lung but I release the shot on a slow exhale. So I am heading for empty lungs.
    We were always taught to "check your breath"
    Rather than holding your breath, you just slow it to almost nothing which is known as checking.
     
  5. flintlock

    flintlock New Member

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    Good drag on the fag, hold the nicotine in, then release the shot, hopefully before the coughing fit starts.
     
  6. samADAMSON

    samADAMSON New Member

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    I just try not to cough :D
     
  7. mikeyblue

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    I voted empty lung, I find this method works best for me.

    Mikey.
     
  8. Neale M

    Neale M Member

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    Spot on Rob :D
     
  9. Willbe

    Willbe I Like BIG Hats!

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    So need to get this bottomed, one thing i'm especially shocking at! :mad:
     
  10. JTK

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    I voted normal breathing cycle as my lungs def are not empty. I just exhale to where I would start inhaling again and take the shot there. at that point lungs are probably 3/4empty
     
  11. AndyIoW

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    Usually the same here apart fom Standers when everything seems to go out the window :D
     
  12. Petervw

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    I breath out like normal and then hold my breath, I think that is 3/4
    for me that is most comfortable

    Peter
     
  13. Conor

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    3/4 empty:)
     
  14. Conor

    Conor Never been banned from sales Staff Member

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    or is that 1/4 full?:)
     
  15. simona

    simona Active Member

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    I have no idea!
     
  16. nostromo

    nostromo New Member

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    Breathing method

    I have voted "Normal Breathing Cycle"..... at my age, I daren't do anything different..... I might forget what I was doing......
     
  17. pwiles1968

    pwiles1968 New Member

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    Voted for empty as the other two would imply that you are breathing in and stop at 1/2 or 3/4 am I mis reading, I breath out than stop at the point I would normaly start breathin in, sometimes too long before take the shot :eek: in reality it is 3/4 empty as I doupt I completely empty my lungs every breath cycle.
     
  18. Charlts

    Charlts Getting dusty

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    I prefer the breathing in/out method personally. Neil Daniels told me once that bad things happen when you stop so I've carried on since then!:)
     
  19. NJR 100

    NJR 100 Because I`m AWESIME !!

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    At gp 4 Sunday i used the "Gasping for life" method. :eek:
     
  20. n1special

    n1special New Member

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    I use "Empty Lung" But can easily turn into the Purple face technique :( :D
     

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