Pistol Shooting Tips from a Retired Navy S.E.A.L.
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Pistol Shooting Tips
Shooting Moving Targets
Here are the tips that I can give you for shooting moving targets:
- The first thing is that you don’t want to switch your focus back and forth. With your peripheral vision, you’re still going to be able to track that target.
- Keep in mind, too, if the target is moving five yards away from you, you’re not going to need to focus on the front sight. Unless you’re trying to hit a fly that’s on the person’s shoulder. So where you need to focus depends on distance.
- If you are switching back and forth, you are not going to one be able to shoot accurately enough, you’re actually not going to be able to track the target as well.
Proper Rifle Stock Placement
All right! In this tip, I will give you the proper rifle stock placement. To be 100% correct and accurate, I try to express it by not thinking about even your shoulder at all. Think about your chest, about keeping it as close to you as you can underneath your dominant eye. So if you are right-eye dominant, you should keep it directly in line with that. It’s going to be much more stable.
The whole thing with the shoulder, and above the shoulder, is because of recoil. It’s the same thing as the reason with a pistol. You want to get your hand as high up on the gun as you can. Because you don’t want to give the gun any wiggle room. This means not letting the Carbon Stock slip over your shoulder and that’s one of these pistol shooting tips.
Natural Point of Aim
If your shots are scattered after your first shot, it is impossible for me to know what it is. One you should think about is your Natural Point of Aim or could be possible that your grip is loosening up, which is normally what it is.
You’re going to be the only person that can tell what that is. So you have to diagnose yourself. As I said, it’s possible somebody else could see it. If people are shooting, and they’re adjusting their grip, that’s going to be a problem.
When you adjust your grip, that gun will slide into your hand and then they don’t have the same grip. So that’s, that’s a big one. When you shoot your first shot, wait as long as you need to make sure you’re back on crystal clear front sight focus, and then shoot again.
The other problem that is very common, is going faster and going faster than you’re able to do all the things required to shoot accurately.
There are just things there that are inherent that are going to happen with shooting faster. With most people, they are going to shoot, the gun is going to tend to go up and move towards their Natural P.O.A. And with most people, their Natural P.O.A. is generally off to their dominant side.
So they have to shoot and then force it to get back on target. By doing this, all your shots are going to be this streak of low and left. So you should think about your Natural point of aim.
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