Straight Shooting Book


Straight Shooting
A World Champion’s Guide to Shotgunning
By: Anthony I. Matarese Jr.

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Two-time world champion and renowned instructor Anthony I. Matarese Jr. offers his complete guide to shotgun shooting, from your very first shot to the highest level of sporting clays. Beginners and experienced shooters alike will discover how to improve from one of the world’s most respected shooters and coaches.

Straight Shooting teaches you everything you need to know about sporting clays, including:

  • Must-have equipment
  • Shooting fundamentals—from gun mount to executing the shot
  • Advanced methods and tactics for top-level competition

Matarese holds nothing back, bringing the same focus and intensity to this book that he does to competitions. Get ready to learn from the best!


Author Biography:

Anthony I. Matarese Jr. is the first American to win the World English Sporting Clays Championship and the first person to win the sport’s four biggest tournaments: the World English, the World FITASC, the National Championship, and the US Open. He is the youngest inductee to the National Sporting Clays Association’s Hall of Fame.

Matarese is also one of the world’s leading shooting coaches and instructors, and with his family runs M&M Hunting and Sporting Clays, one of the world’s premier shooting destinations.

Kerry Luft is an award-winning editor and writer who has worked with Anthony I. Matarese Jr. for more than a decade. He is a certified shooting instructor and a master class competitor in sporting clays.



Title: Straight Shooting
Subtitle: A World Champion’s Guide to Shotgunning
Author: Anthony I. Matarese Jr.
Coauthor: Kerry Luft
Author Website:
Imprint: AIM Shooting School Press
Pub Date: April 2022
Page Count: 320 pages
Size: 8×10
HC ISBN: 978-1-7373304-0-0
Hardcover Case Laminate

Additional information

Weight 32 oz
Dimensions 8 × 10 in