Originally Posted by littletoes
Are you saying that you still "let out about half" of your breath? If so that is not what I was referring too.
The natural respiratory pause I was referring to, is where your body is at its most natural point, when all normal air has been exhaled out of your lungs, without forcing all of it out.
Do you understand?
Yes, sir, I do understand. I apologize if my endorsement for your recommendation was somehow confusing. I believe what I said was that I originally
learned to let out half a breath and hold it but have since learned that the natural respiratory pause is a superior technique
When I re-read my post I believe that's what I see - but I'm not perfect and perhaps my reading interpretation skills have become corroded over time.
The second point I interpreted as having nothing to do with preparation for and actually firing a shot, but simply focusing on how to recover natural breathing rhythms after exertion (like when we've just climbed a steep incline at 8000 feet)
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