Skip to comments.How to shoot a handgun accurately
Posted on 11/19/2014 11:11:33 PM PST by Hugin
"I want you to do an article on how to shoot a handgun accurately," Dave Duffy told me. "Make it 2,500 or 3,000 words."
Long ago, I would have answered, "Sure, and while I'm at it, how about a history of the world in, oh, 10,000 words or so?"
Today, with more than 45 years of handgunning behind me (yeah, I'm old, but I started early, too) I realize that you actually can cover this topic in a fairly short article. The reason is found in the classic statement of Ray Chapman, the first world champion of the combat pistol. "Shooting well is simple," Ray said, "it just isn't easy."
(Excerpt) Read more at backwoodshome.com ...
An excellent article.
Left handed sighting with your right eye.
Ready. Fire. Aim!
Counting captions, I find 2954 words. A interesting glimpse of the reality of being a published author.
That “hard grip” in the article cures a lot of misses.
Drink more beer.
Great article...to an unaccomplished shooter such as myself, some of it sounds counterintuitive at first, but explained, makes sense. Saved as a PDF...:)
As the immortal yogi berra would say, “if you want to be a better shooter, hit more targets.”
“I couldn’t resist.
Counting captions, I find 2954 words...”
That’s the kind of thing I love about FR.
Both eyes open....Focus on the front sight
Align your sights on the target then cause the weapon to fire without disturbing the alignment of the sights.
Visualize you are a cop and a dog is in front of you. Can’t miss.
Interesting article, thanks for posting. I’ll have lots to work on with the next visit to the range.
.....and get cataract removed from dominant eye.
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