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Forum: Physical Skills

The physical skills a shooter uses to get performance. This can include anything from physical training through position development and use.

  1. Eye sight and Sight picture for us older folks

    I am finding as I get older that my vision is getting a little worse that it is harder to get good focus on the sights (iron) and the target. Are...

    Started by ericv, 01-27-2013 11:49 PM
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  2. Muscle Memory 1

    A number of people have used the term 'muscle memory' when commenting on marksmanship in general. It seems that the statement 'you have to develop...

    Started by LR1955, 12-05-2011 12:20 PM
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  3. Shooting Prone with a sling, a fading art

    I just thought I would share some thoughts on this subject as it seems to me that the sling is nearly a thing of the past. I've been working on...

    Started by stokesrj, 01-02-2012 04:43 PM
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  4. To Preload or Not to Preload?

    So I kinda think bipods are a necessary evil sometimes. I prefer shooting off of anything that's not attached to the rifle. But when you're shooting...

    Started by MrSurgicalPrecision, 05-14-2011 05:03 PM
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  5. Who uses Run and Guns as training?

    I'm in Oklahoma and we have at least three of these each year and it's a great opportunity to test you and your equipment. I've done four of these...

    Started by gmar, 09-15-2015 03:52 AM
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  6. sitting still. a physical still

    I just spent the day sighting in grendels and doing a little hog hunting with a fellow forum member. Once we got up in our climbers , he got still....

    Started by hm2 clark, 02-23-2014 01:26 AM
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  7. The Russians have a unique solution to alleviate flinch when you're in the scope

    My wife also thinks it may help me hit the toilet.

    Started by MrFrankZ, 11-28-2013 12:58 PM
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  8. Sickness and in Health

    Before any of you think it, I didnt marry my grendel. Texas wouldnt let me. But, I have been sick and infection this past week, and it makes me...

    Started by DangerClose, 09-04-2011 04:15 AM
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    09-18-2013 09:14 AM Go to last post
  9. MM3 -- Effectiveness of Repetition

    Guys: MM-2 got good response in terms of prioritizing essential training. I proposed an initial training priority on 'training the eye to see and...

    Started by LR1955, 12-10-2011 01:11 PM
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  10. Thumb position

    A buddy of mine taught me to put my (being right handed) right thumb on the right side of the grip, almost pointing straight up. This puts less...

    Started by invisiman, 11-14-2012 06:39 PM
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  11. Video of Squad Designated Marksman Training by President's 100 Shooters

    Here's a great video from some President's 100 shooters who are teaching some young joes about marksmanship. A lot of myths are dispelled, and a lot...

    Started by LRRPF52, 04-04-2013 03:57 AM
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  12. Muscle Memory II -- Position

    From MMI folks differ in their definition of muscle memory but one thing in common is that when people discuss muscle memory, they mean position...

    Started by LR1955, 12-07-2011 02:29 AM
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  13. position of your weapon in relation to your body .and why?

    me i was taught to but the but stock just outside of my sternum .So really in between my sternum and clavicle.i shoot left handed nothing to do with...

    Started by jwilson1985, 11-20-2011 06:08 AM
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  14. Endurance

    I achieved a goal yesterday at the National Matches, Camp Perry Ohio. That goal was to achieve Distinguished Rifleman Status and I set it in 2008. It...

    Started by stokesrj, 08-02-2012 02:45 AM
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  15. Coping with the heartbeat artifact--how?

    When I shoot from the bench using magnified optics, trying to print the smallest groups I can manage, one of the things that constantly frustrates me...

    Started by ss355, 05-19-2011 08:02 PM
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  16. What Physical Tasks and How Do You Perfect Them?

    To start this specific discussion let me throw this out to you guys / gals. Guys: Might as well get this one started. A position brings the...

    Started by LR1955, 03-19-2011 04:54 PM
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  17. AR Shooting position?

    I saw some mention on another thread on holding an AR differently than a normal bolt action when shooting from bags. What I do, and I'm not saying...

    Started by skyfish, 04-24-2011 12:22 AM
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  18. Calling the Shot

    Recently I talked with a experienced big game hunter about an incident where he missed a elk at pretty close range. He wanted my opinion so after a...

    Started by LR1955, 04-16-2011 12:42 PM
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