Month: March 2015

Fundamentals of Marksmanship Part III

  This is the third video of the three part series on the marksmanship fundamentals. This video is great  for self defense training.  With this video you will learn the following:  how to correctly load a revolver, drills to help reinforce fundamentals and physical exercises to help you become a better shooter. It’s important to realize that when you pull the trigger of a Smith & Wesson service revolver, the cylinder rotates counterclockwise. What this means is that when you pull the trigger, the round to the right of the hammer will rotate up into the firing position. Why is this important? In combat situations knowing that a live round is in the next chamber is vital. It might even insure your survival.      Also, learning how revolvers fire can mean the difference between life and death. For example, in most revolvers the cylinder will turn clockwise when the trigger is pulled. This results in that when you pull the trigger the bullet to the hammer’s right rotates up to the firing position. This knowledge is necessary as it allows you to know if a bullet is in the next chamber. The indexing drill helps you learn and recognize when the bullet is in the next chamber. With this drill you to load a couple of bullets in the first empty chambers of the revolver. You should afterwards...

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Fundamentals of Marksmanship Part II

This is the second part of a video series on marksmanship training. Click here for the first video. Every person has a dominant eye that is used for aiming. You can determine which one of your eyes is the dominant one if you roll a piece of paper in order to obtain a tube and then look through it. The dominant eye will be the one you use. The gun will fire in a straight line that starts from the dominant eye of the shooter and goes to the target in your front sight. You have to move the gun for aligning your sights correctly. You will know that the aligning is good when the front sight is right in the middle of the rear sight and the top of the rear notch is level with your front sight’s top. When the target is added, you will get the sight picture and you will only be able to concentrate on three different things, one at a time: front sight, target and reach notch. Ignore the small wobble and concentrate on the front sight. You cannot avoid it, but it doesn’t even influence your aim too much. Focus on the sight picture. The sight picture and the trigger control are the two decisive factors that can make you the best marksman. You need to hold your sights aligned and apply...

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