Rob has some great points on the progression of target practice techniques.
I learned something basic about pointing a gun at a target. When we first learned to shoot, we’re given pretty simple instructions. Later we find out there is a more to the techniques than we were told at first. As you’d expect, shooting is a continuum. That makes learning to shoot so fascinating.
Do you remember when you shot a pellet gun as a kid? If you’re like me, you had a clear focus on the sights. Back then, we shot at small wooden blocks that could easily hide behind the front sight. Hitting them required precise alignment.
Ten years later, I learned to shoot a handgun as if it were a short barreled rifle. A shooting coach taught me to hit a target the size of a quarter from 75 feet away. Skip forward another thirty years
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