Rifle Shooting Improvements Needed
This is a discussion on Rifle Shooting Improvements Needed within the Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Over the years I have learned to be a solid shooter with a handgun, but never have seemed to shoot all that well with a ...
July 1st, 2006 09:35 PM
July 1st, 2006 10:51 PM
Art of the Rifle by Jeff Cooper is a good start. But it's hard to get there without some one on one training.
Just the answer for you. Take $70, 400 rounds of ammunition, a rifle, and head off to the nearest appleseed shoot near you. It's a two day program that starts with the basics and works up to advanced methods. Positions include standing, sitting, and prone. Ranges go from 25 meters to 400 meters.
I thought I knew how to shoot a rifle until I attended one this past weekend. I was wrong. Take a chance - you won't be dissapointed.
July 1st, 2006 10:59 PM
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Hold, breathing and trigger control - make up a lot of the problems. You have a lot of weight ''out front'' and I find timing is vital, in particular with breathing aspect. Way too easy to snatch shots and ''make'' them go!
Joe's suggestion is a good one - only practice will get this improved but the rewards are worth getting.
Chris - P95
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