Sight Alignment Trigger Control The Big Lie

Author: Jim Owens
Publisher: Loose Cannon
ISBN: 1939812283
Format: PDF, Docs
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Updated 2013 ebook version The power-packed book that helped hundreds of shooters improve their groups and scores, some by as much as forty or fifty points. Written by Master Sergeant Jim Owens, his 20+ years of Marine Corps Shooting Team experience will give you the skills and insights to excel in any type of rifle competition. Jim’s book covers the core basics, in-depth as only he can. With his tips you will master breathing, natural point of aim, sight alignment, sight picture, focus and trigger control. Includes additional sections on mental conditioning, marking your sights, zeroing, normal come ups, light effects, damage to the crown, care in cleaning, throat erosion and way more. Jim's advanced theory section has been praised by High Masters and numerous National level competitive marksmen. Keywords: marksman,rifle,competition,training,high power,score,sight picture,technique,trigger squeeze,trigger control,stance,position,ammunition

The Leather Sling and Shooting Positions

Author: Jim Owens
Publisher: Loose Cannon
ISBN: 1939812305
Format: PDF, Mobi
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From the author of "Sight Alignment, Trigger Control & The Big Lie" This new ebook edition picks up where "Sight Alignment..." leaves off. Jim Owens imparts valuable and effective knowledge on how to master the essential shooting positions and sling usage, learned over years of High power rifle match experience. Follow a four-step program to shooting positions, the likes of which you have never seen before. Learn to assemble and adjust the leather sling in the same method taught by the Marine Corps Team. As an added bonus, receive a five-step theory that could increase your off-hand three to ten points. Updated for 2014, with a new chapter on the No-Pulse Sling, with more pictures and up-to-date info on NRA/CMP stage procedures and recent rule changes. It is both a terrific guide and reference, for both beginners as well as experienced match competitors. Everyone is sure to find something useful to improve their competition shooting techniques. Keywords: rifle,competition,training,high power,off hand,stance,sitting,prone,rest,open leg,cross leg,aim,sling,setup,leather,service rifle

Sixguns and Bullseyes and Automatic Pistol Marksmanship

Author: William Reichenbach
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510720464
Format: PDF, ePub
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Whether you're a target shooting enthusiast, an experienced shooter, or someone who has never held a gun, Sixguns and Bullseyes and Automatic Pistol Marksmanship will help you explore different types of handguns, fundamental shooting skills, and expert tips to gain marksmanship precision. This edition combines two classic shooting manuals from the 1930s in one volume for modern audiences. Author and gun enthusiast William Reichenbach’s conversational, down-to-earth writing style makes this primer very approachable to all types of readers and shooters. He describes his seven key points—hold, stance, relaxation, moving the gun into position, sighting, squeeze, and breathing—as a basis to target shooting, as well as other topics, including: Ascent to the Olymp Time and Rapid Fire Trimming Your Gun Ammunition Wrinkles The Ideal Automatic The “Draw” Preparing for the Fray Homo Sapiens and Other Game Complete with diagrams of important steps and stances as well as illustrations of classic revolvers and automatic pistols, this practical, easy-to-read, and surprisingly timely book will certainly guide interested shooters to that "elusive ten"!

Gun Digest Shooter s Guide to Rifle Marksmanship

Author: Peter Lessler
Publisher: Gun Digest Books
ISBN: 9781440235122
Format: PDF, ePub
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Whether you're a first-time rifle buyer or an experienced rifle owner looking for formal, comprehensive training, Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Rifle Marksmanship delivers the foundational marksmanship training you need. In this information-packed volume, you will find: Complete and simple explanations that teach the fundamental skills and techniques required to perform well. Practice drills with step-by-step instructions that show you how to perform the techniques properly, and help you to analyze and correct your performance. Hundreds of clear, detailed photos to illustrate the techniques. With the techniques in this book, you'll progress from basic competence to expert, building sound knowledge and understanding of fundamental marksmanship methods and techniques along the way.

Gun Digest Shooter s Guide to Handgun Marksmanship

Author: Peter Lessler
Publisher: Gun Digest Books
ISBN: 9781440236068
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Handgun Marksmanship provides an in-depth look at the foundations of solid and accurate handgun skills. Author Peter Lessler has constructed a user-friendly guide to getting on target and making the shot right away, every time you put your hand on the grip of your handgun. Inside you'll find information on: Understanding your sights and the flash sight picture. Fool-proof ways to get the proper grip on revolvers and semi-autos. Triggering perfection--getting it right in double-action and single-action. Drills that take you from being a "plinker" to an expert marksman. Hundreds of supporting action photos. Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Handgun Marksmanship is must-have reading for handgunners wanting to sharpen their range and self-defense skills. It is also the perfect addition to the others in this series, Shooter's Guide to Rifle Marksmanship, Shooter's Guide to Rifles, Shooter's Guide to Shotguns, and Shooter's Guide to Handguns.

Reading the Wind

Author: Jim Owens
Publisher: Loose Cannon
ISBN: 1939812291
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Updated 2013 ebook version As a competition shooter you can control many things, but you cannot control the wind conditions. To excel in any outdoor shooting sport you will need to learn how to compensate for the effects of the wind. Written by Master Sergeant Jim Owens, his 20+ years of Marine Corps Shooting Team experience will give you the knowledge of how to read, judge and adjust for the wind - in any type of rifle competition. Jim’s book presents a simple system for judging the speed, direction and value of the wind. You'll learn to read the mirage, how to accurately read the range flag, estimate wind speed, wind strategies, effects on the bullet and much more. The coaching techniques section will help your own performance and that of others when shooting in the wind. Also included are 22 sets of wind charts for a variety of calibers (.223, .308, 6.5-08, 6.5-284, .300 Win. Mag.), bullet weights, and for both Across the course and Long Range. There are 80 wind charts in total ! "My scores have improved drastically. I thank you for your books. High Power shooting is enjoyable when you do better." —Neal Trubitt “Your series of books and tapes have helped me make the first daunting steps and I entered my first competitive event ever, the 2004 NRA High Power Week Competition at Camp Perry. Your Data Book is the best that I have seen and all the information that you had put together and your personal commitment to Juniors in the sport is indeed commendable.” —Steven Field Keywords: windage,rifle,high power,clicks,adjustment,range,chart,training, practice,wind speed,kentucky,hold,sight picture,aim,competition,NRA

Rifle Marksmanship

Author: U. S. Marine Corps
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781985814615
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Rifle Marksmanship, the official U.S. Marines reference publication 3-01A, is the complete guide to becoming proficient on the Corps' service rifles: the M16A4 and the M4 carbine. In addition to marksmanship techniques, the manual covers component parts, ammunition; cleaning, servicing and maintenance; operation and safety; firing positions; and engagement and low-light techniques. Illustrated throughout with clear and detailed photographs and drawings, Rifle Marksmanship will be of value to anyone interested in becoming a better rifle marksman, regardless of gun fired. From the Foreword: Marine Corps Reference Publication 3-01A, Rifle Marksmanship, presents how the Service rifle/carbine is employed by the individual Marine, contains the skills and techniques required for individual rifle marksmanship, and provides the skills that are required for basic through advanced marksmanship. This publication is intended to be used as a reference guide concerning marksmanship skills for unit commanders, trainers, and individual Marines. It presents marksmanship techniques organized by topic, and within each of those topics, techniques are broken down further as they apply to employment with the rifle combat optic (the primary sighting system) and with backup iron sights.

Rifle Marksmanship

Author: Department of the Army
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1510728465
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Rifle Marksmanship is the newly revised, official guide to planning and executing training on the M16-series rifles (M16A1, M16A2, M16A3, and M16A4) and M4 carbine. This handbook is developed by the US Army for commanders, leaders, and instructors to help create training programs and materials for soldiers to complete the United States Army rifle marksmanship program. It offers a comprehensive guide to the specifics and capabilities of each weapon and an introduction to the fundamentals of marksmanship, followed by complete guidance through each of the five stages of rifle marksmanship training. Topics covered include: Weapon Characteristics, Accessories, and Ammunition Range Safety and Risk Management Preliminary Marksmanship and Mechanical Training Advanced Optics, Lasers, and Iron Sights 10-Meter Target Offsets and 25-Meter Zero Offsets Training Aids, Devices, and Scorecards Replete with information and training materials for learners and instructors, this handbook provides the guidance for all shooters, whether in combat or in hunting and recreation, to operate their rifles with deadly proficiency.

The Perfect Pistol Shot

Author: Albert H. League III
Publisher: Paladin Press
ISBN: 9781610045711
Format: PDF, Docs
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"You will either master the pistol or the pistol will master you." To fire perfect shots, you must train for perfect shots. But whether you want to shoot squirrels, punch holes in paper targets, or defend your home, there is only one path to achieving consistent accuracy with a handgun: mastering the fundamentals of marksmanship. Written by a former U.S. Marine Corps firearms instructor who has taught more than a thousand law enforcement, military, and security personnel, The Perfect Pistol Shot uses succinct lessons, uncommon exercises, and real-world stories to provide a fresh look at a vital topic for all gunmen. It includes: The single most important "trick" to perfecting handgun marksmanship A simple concept for learning how to shoot a gun twice as fast A series of unique "Prove It" exercises that allow you to test the concepts offered without the pressure of actual shooting An entertaining chapter on guns, gun magazines, and gun gurus that will help you make wiser choices about your training Knowing how to engage targets is valuable for the defensive shooter, but if "engaging" doesn't translate into "hitting," what's the point? You must have a solid foundation on which to build tactical skills. Your reward will be conversion from just another hapless shooter into an independent marksman.

Television Sports Production

Author: Jim Owens
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317671082
Format: PDF, Docs
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Unlike a studio production, many factors can adversely affect your television sports shoot including weather, lighting, and natural sound. A successful shoot is dependent on extensive planning, careful budgetting, technology, location, and a thorough understanding of the intricacies of the sport itself. With so much at stake, why not learn from an expert? In Television Sports Production, Fifth Edition Jim Owens walks you through the planning, set-up, directing, announcing, shooting, and editing involved with covering a sports event. This manual gives you the tools to effectively cover sports ranging such as football, soccer, and basketball. Tips and advice on using mobile units, cameras, audio equipment, and lighting rigs will enable you to produce live or recorded coverage like an expert and capture professional-quality footage on the first take. After all, there are no instant replays! This new edition has been updated to include: Techniques used by producers to capture the essence of individual Tips on shooting in 3D, 5D, 4k and 8K Coverage using surround sound and the second screen Extras such as camera and microphone diagrams and an easy-reference glossary