Learn how to breathe, relax and support a handgun or pistol in this video clip on target shooting at a shooting range.
Hi! This is John with Expert Village. The next segment is going to be on breathing, relaxation and bone support. I’m going to pick up the weapon and the first thing we’re going to do is make sure it’s empty. Check the barrel, check the magazine well, empty; no problems. Now, breathing is very important. You have to be relaxed to shoot well. If you’re taking a lot of hard breaths, if you become unsteady and you shake, you become off target, you don’t shoot very well. So take breaths, relax, slow down your heart rate, pause and then shoot. The next step is bone support. With that one, you want to take your weak arm, lay it along your ribcage and possibly if you have a shorter upper body against your hip. This is a modified weaver stance. Then layer the weapon, palm of your hand, holding it. See my fingers along the barrel and holding up right. This is proper bone support for the weapon. By keeping it here, you’re not using your muscles to hold the weapon, which will make you shake because this is only 2 or 3 pounds, but holding 2 or 3 pounds out will stress your muscles and make you inaccurate. Holding it accurate and on target every time. My name is John with Expert Village.
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