Smallbore rifle shooting: A practical guide
No mater what stage in life some starts learning to shoot they will, at some point, have picked up a rifle for the first time and learnt the basics of how to fire a shot. This book aims to take the reader from that shot onward through increasing levels of understanding and competence to enable them to shoot in competitions, giving answers and advice to common (an some not so common) questions whilst also providing a comprehensive resource for club instructors and intermediate shooters who want to remind themselves of the basic techniques.
Key topics including breathing, aiming, trigger control and follow through are introduced and explained in easy steps as well as step by step guidance on how to build a comfortable and stable prone position whilst wearing a jacket and sling. All through the book the theory is supported by photographs, including pictures taken through the sights to show exactly what is being described, and practice exercises which help demonstrate the different techniques.
For people who are looking to shoot progress beyond indoor practice shooting there is an introduction to competition types and how to enter events as well as an introduction to competing in outdoor events 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 novice up to intermediate and is essential reading for all newcomers to the sport.
The majority of the content is applicable on both sides of the atalntic. To see how applicable to content is for the USA shooter check out the reviews on Amazon here. However the book is written for the UK Smallbore market and so includes refernces to UK governing bodies and clubs.