A quick guide to the basics of pistol shooting

There are 6 “fundamental” rules when firing a pistol, the observance of which will allow you to shoot accurately, quickly and confidently.

1. Proper aiming

Briefing on the basics of pistol shooting - Shooting Fundamentals - Last Day Club

Correct combination pillar and flies, those. aiming, is the most critical skill that directly affects firing accuracy. The correct location of the front sight is in the center of the rear sight and in line with it (red dot in the middle and in line with the green ones). Wrong aim – get past the target.

2. Focusing view

Briefing on the basics of pistol shooting - Shooting Fundamentals - Last Day Club

Focusing on the sight It gives the most accurate understanding of where your weapon is directed. At the same time you control correct aiming. If you focus on the target or the rear sight, it will be much harder to control “line of fire“.

3. Trigger control

Briefing on the basics of pistol shooting - Shooting Fundamentals - Last Day Club

Trigger It should lie in the middle of the pads of the index finger and press it back at a right angle. If you pull the trigger with the middle phalanx or the tip of your finger, the barrel will move to the right or left when fired.

Exceptions, weapons with hard pressing. The instructor may advise you to press the middle phalanx.

4. Breath control

Briefing on the basics of pistol shooting - Shooting Fundamentals - Last Day Club

Before pressing on trigger hold your breath. Somewhere in the middle of the exhalation, so that there is still air in the lungs, aim and pull the trigger. Holding your breath also helps focus.

5. Body control and stance

Briefing on the basics of pistol shooting - Shooting Fundamentals - Last Day Club

If you have learned to control breathing, then this item is easy for you. When you press trigger, try to keep your whole body as still as possible. Any slight movement or displacement will affect performance shots.

6. Accompanying the descent and the next shot.

Briefing on the basics of pistol shooting - Shooting Fundamentals - Last Day Club

After you fired a shot, don’t take your finger off trigger and hold it down.

After aiming, slowly loosen the pressure of the finger, without removing it from the trigger, until the latter returns to its original position. After you feel the “click”, the trigger has taken the initial position, you can make the next shot.

Do not let go sharply trigger after the shot, do not pull and fully control it!

Firearms

Like this post? Please share to your friends:
Leave a Reply

;-) :| :x :twisted: :smile: :shock: :sad: :roll: :razz: :oops: :o :mrgreen: :lol: :idea: :grin: :evil: :cry: :cool: :arrow: :???: :?: :!: