Sight Alignment Trigger Control The Big Lie

Author: Jim Owens
Publisher: Loose Cannon
ISBN: 1939812283
Format: PDF, ePub
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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, ePub, Docs
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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

Gun Digest Shooter s Guide to Handgun Marksmanship

Author: Peter Lessler
Publisher: Gun Digest Books
ISBN: 9781440236068
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Smallbore Rifle Shooting

Author: Christopher Fenning
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847975062
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Smallbore Rifle Shooting is essential reading for those who are considering taking up the sport, and for those who already have some experience but wish to improve their skills and participate in competitions. It takes the reader forward from the point at which the very first shot is fired, introduces new levels of understanding and competence, provides useful advice, and answers many of the questions frequently asked by beginners.The key topics, which are examined in detail, include breathing, aiming, trigger control and 'follow through'. In addition, step-by-step guidance is presented on how to build a comfortable and stable prone position whilst wearing a jacket and sling. All through the book photographs, including pictures taken through the sights to show exactly what is being described, support the theory. The author also presents practice exercises that help demonstrate the different techniques. For people looking to progress beyond indoor practice shooting, there is an explanation of types of competition, how to enter events, as well as introduction to competing outdoors and learning how to anticipate the effect of the wind on a shot.Whilst other shooting books may focus on the detailed skills used by those who compete at an international level, this book offers guidance for those at the beginner to intermediate levels.Foreword by Nick Clark. Essential reading for all newcomers to the sport and offers guidance for novice up to intermediate levels.Other shooting books focus on detailed skills used by those who compete at international level. Key topics covered including breathing, aiming, trigger control and 'follow through' and step-by-step guidance to achieving a comfortable and stable prone position.Superbly illustrated with 129 colour photographs, some of these are pictures taken through the sights to show exactly what is being described.Christopher Fenning has been shooting for over fifteen years and is a qualified club instructor.

Rifle Marksmanship

Author: U. S. Marine Corps
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781985814615
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Shooting Times Guide to Accuracy

Author: Editors of Shooting Times
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1510720804
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Shooting Times Guide to Accuracy provides what all loyal audiences of Shooting Times magazine already love but with a specific focus on accuracy. A vast range of topics are covered, including: A common sense approach to better marksmanship Long-range military accuracy Handloading for accuracy Scope techniques for long-range shooting Improving your accuracy with airguns, shotguns, and handguns Twist rates and accuracy And much more! Discover tried and true tips, tactics, and techniques from the pros along with advice on buying gear and firearms from experts including J. Guthrie, Layne Simpson, Richard Mann, Reid Coffield, and David M. Fortier. Shooting Times Guide to Accuracy covers everything you need to know about improving your marksmanship.

Reading the Wind

Author: Jim Owens
Publisher: Loose Cannon
ISBN: 1939812291
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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

Gun Digest Shooter s Guide to Rifle Marksmanship

Author: Peter Lessler
Publisher: Gun Digest Books
ISBN: 9781440235122
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

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

Competitive Shooting

Author: A. A. Yurʹyev
Publisher: National Rifle Assn
ISBN: 9780935998535
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A unique encyclopedia of competitive rifle & pistol shooting.