100 Sniper Exercises

100  Sniper Exercises Author Eduardo Abril de Fontcuberta
ISBN-10 1610048598
Year 2013-01-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Paladin Press
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A professional sniper needs to accomplish three things to do his job: be predictable, repeatable, and precise! To help achieve that goal, veteran sniping instructor and competitive long-range shooter Eduardo Abril de Fontcuberta has collected dozens of exercises from elite military and police sniping programs and organized them into a complete training course. Now, snipers, instructors, and even civilian long-range target shooters can develop and assess their performance, individually or as a unit, and meet the standards of the best snipers in the world. The exercises in this book—from the U.S. Marines and U.S. Army, U.S. Navy SEALs, Spanish Foreign Legion, Swedish Marines, Gunsite, Snipercraft, and many other top sniping programs—cover the entire spectrum of the professional sniper's skill set, including: close-range and known-distance shooting—testing cold-bore zeros, target identification, knowing your limits . . . long-range shooting—range estimation, ballistics and wind reading, hard-target interdiction . . . complex and skills-oriented exercises—accuracy under stress, simultaneous engagements, shooting through glass, angle shooting, shooting through loopholes . . . nonshooting requirements—communications, camouflage and observation, land navigation, tactical medicine, survival and tracking . . . The author wraps up with his recommendations for sniper competitions, schools, instructors, and equipment. Whether you need stand-alone training drills or a complete course in tactical marksmanship, you will get it with the exercises in this book.

Maritime Sniper Manual

Maritime Sniper Manual Author Fredrik Jonsson
ISBN-10 9781610046695
Year 2010-12-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher Paladin Press
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"This manual is a necessity for any unit attempting to combat piracy or undertake any maritime operation." –Chief Chris Kyle, former Navy SEAL sniper/instructor "I strongly recommend adding this book to your training resources." –Sgt. Major Mark Spicer, retired British Army sniper instructor. For the professional sniper, engaging a target on the high seas is one of the most challenging assignments of all. Erratic movement introduced by waves, vessel speeds, and engine vibrations; short, sudden windows of opportunity; and a host of unique environmental factors make the shot that much more demanding for even experienced marksmen. Now, master sniper Fredrik Jonsson has written what is destined to become the classic manual on precision fire from seaborne platforms. Jonsson combines his vast experience in sniping deployment and instruction, specialized operations in troubled waters around the world, and competitive shooting to instruct dozens of specialized skills, including: timing shots for wave harmonics firing from one moving vessel at targets on another moving vessel firing through shipboard glass determining range and reading the wind in the tricky ocean arena establishing a suitable shooting platform on a vessel at speed conducting sniper-specific training at sea maintaining weapons and optics in the harsh saltwater environment The maritime sniper plays a vital role in combating piracy, providing cover for vessel- and GOPLAT-boarding teams, protecting high-value vessels, and many other missions. To hope that the sea will be calm the day you will have to take that crucial shot is simply not an option. Master the skills of seaborne sniping with Maritime Sniper Manual, called by John Plaster, author of The Ultimate Sniper, the "best thing out there on this subject."

Long Range Shooting Handbook

Long Range Shooting Handbook Author Ryan M. Cleckner
ISBN-10 151865472X
Year 2016-02-01
Pages 328
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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25% of this book's proceeds will be donated to two military charities: the Special Operation Warrior Foundation and the Sua Sponte Foundation. This book is the complete beginner's guide to long range shooting written in simple every-day language so that it's easy to follow. Included are personal tips and best advice from my years of special operations sniper schooling and experience, and as a sniper instructor. If you are an experienced shooter, this guide will be a resource covering the principles and theory of long range shooting. This is the preliminary book to help you understand fundamental concepts such as MOA vs Mils and external ballistics, that can be like a trusted resource at the range. Learning to shoot long range isn't that difficult. Once you understand the basics, you can start to master your technique and you'll be hitting targets in no time. The author has a series of online instructional videos known for their ability to take seemingly complex areas of long range shooting and breaking them down so that they're easy to understand. This book was motivated by the feedback from those videos. The handbook is broken down into three main categories: What it is/How it works, Fundamentals, and How to use it. "What it is/How it works" covers equipment, terminology, and basic principles. "Fundamentals" covers the theory of long range shooting. "How to use it" gives you practical advice on how to implement what you've learned so far to make you a long range shooter.

The Leather Sling and Shooting Positions

The Leather Sling and Shooting Positions Author Jim Owens
ISBN-10 1939812720
Year 2014-12-05
Pages 182
Language en
Publisher
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From the author of ""Sight Alignment, Trigger Control & The Big Lie"" This new ebook edition picks up where "Sight Alignment..." leaves off. Jim Owens imparts valuable and effective knowledge on how to master the essential shooting positions and sling usage, learned over years of High power rifle match experience. Follow a four-step program to shooting positions, the likes of which you have never seen before. Learn to assemble and adjust the leather sling in the same method taught by the Marine Corps Team. As an added bonus, receive a five-step theory that could increase your off-hand three to ten points. Updated for 2014, with a new chapter on the "No-Pulse Sling," with more pictures and up-to-date info on NRA/CMP stage procedures and recent rule changes. It is both a terrific guide and reference, for both beginners as well as experienced match competitors. Everyone is sure to find something useful to improve their competition shooting techniques.

Sight Alignment Trigger Control The Big Lie

Sight Alignment  Trigger Control   The Big Lie Author Jim Owens
ISBN-10 9781939812285
Year 2013-09-05
Pages 194
Language en
Publisher Loose Cannon
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Updated 2013 ebook version The power-packed book that helped hundreds of shooters improve their groups and scores, some by as much as forty or fifty points. Written by Master Sergeant Jim Owens, his 20+ years of Marine Corps Shooting Team experience will give you the skills and insights to excel in any type of rifle competition. Jim’s book covers the core basics, in-depth as only he can. With his tips you will master breathing, natural point of aim, sight alignment, sight picture, focus and trigger control. Includes additional sections on mental conditioning, marking your sights, zeroing, normal come ups, light effects, damage to the crown, care in cleaning, throat erosion and way more. Jim's advanced theory section has been praised by High Masters and numerous National level competitive marksmen. Keywords: marksman,rifle,competition,training,high power,score,sight picture,technique,trigger squeeze,trigger control,stance,position,ammunition

Long Range Precision Rifle Expanded Edition

Long Range Precision Rifle  Expanded Edition Author Anthony Cirincione II
ISBN-10 1610048873
Year 2015-10-01
Pages 216
Language en
Publisher Paladin Press
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In his original version of Long-Range Precision Rifle, U.S. Army sniper and avid precision rifle and long-range rifle shooter, competitor, and enthusiast Anthony Cirincione II put extreme accuracy with a precision rifle within the reach of any shooter. His instruction was based on 26 months of combat deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan and his training of squad-designated marksmen for his battalion. His precision-shooting book proved to be an instant best-seller. In this expanded edition, Cirincione adds five new sections: "External Ballistic Truing." Although he briefly detailed the process of external ballistic truing in the first edition, given the level of importance to midrange and long-range target engagement, he believes that the process of truing deserves a detailed description. "Determining Fast and Correct Windage Adjustments or Holds."Cirincione covered the creation of a custom windage card for specific guns and pet loads in the first edition, but this added windage section shares his current process. The old way works fine, but his new method is faster and more precise, and doesn't require you to look at a card. As always, the process can be applied to any caliber you are using. "Midrange and Long-Range Target Engagement: Magneto Speed V3 Ballistic Chronograph vs. External Ballistic Truing." This section features a report Cirincione sent to the U.S. Army Sniper School outlining the testing of a barrel-mounted chronograph. The test pitted the device against his current method of external ballistic truing, given target engagements from 100 to 1,000 yards. It gives you a couple of different options to get on target at extended range. "How to Build a Switch-Barrel Rifle, and the Process of Swapping Barrels." As Cirincione has moved away from factory bolt-action rifles and into custom-built guns, he thought readers would appreciate information on how to build one. Not only that, but he also includes specific information on how to remove and add barrels of different calibers to that same stock and action. "Suppressed Subsonic Shooting." This section is about precision shot placement with subsonic ammo out to 400 yards. Long-Range Precision Rifle: Expanded Edition lays out the most up-to-date methods for getting the most out of whatever rifle you are using. After discussing rifle, ammunition and optic selection, Cirincione reveals his tried-and-true methods of gathering and recording data. He takes you step-by-step through the process of discovering how to make your rifle perform at its peak with every shot. You will also learn how to adjust for environmental factors and obstructions that lie between you and your target, and discover why handloading and building your own precision cartridges is an extra step well worth taking. "Anthony Cirincione was an amazing teacher while helping me get ready for sniper school. His knowledge and meticulous rifle setup techniques were instrumental to my success. udents and further help the sniper community."

Sports Vision Training for Shooting Performance

Sports Vision Training for Shooting Performance Author Wes Kennedy
ISBN-10 153718881X
Year 2016-08-19
Pages 104
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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If you're the first to see, you're the first to shoot. Nobody knows this better than Wes Kennedy, a former Special Forces Operator who served in the Canadian Special Operations Regiment. As a qualified Sniper, Wes is intimately familiar with the scientifically-proven best practices for improving your vision to optimize shooting performance.Unlike most other vision training manuals out there, this guide applies decades of research specifically to combat athletes. Inside, you'll find information on:* Improving your binocular vision* Correcting eye dominance* Stabilizing your gaze* Expanding your peripheral vision* Speeding up target acquisition* Enhancing vision with nutritional supplements* . . . and much more, all applied to marksmanship.Wes has seen the tangible results this kind of training can bring, both in his clients and in his own experience. If you want to condition your nervous system to improve your vision to its fullest potential, you've come to the right place.

How to Shoot Like a Navy SEAL

How to Shoot Like a Navy SEAL Author Chris Sajnog
ISBN-10 098926646X
Year 2015-07-31
Pages 114
Language en
Publisher
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Each year in America, 2 Million criminals break into homes just like yours. Is your aim good enough to guarantee your family's safety?This book has been teaching responsible gun owners the same effective techniques that created the world's deadliest snipers. The new 2nd edition has been redesigned to give you the most powerful methods in easy-to-follow instructions.A retired US Navy SEAL and bestselling author, Chris was hand-selected to develop the entire curriculum for the US Navy SEAL Sniper training program. If the US Navy SEALs selected him as their leading firearms instructor, shouldn't you?Now, you can use these world-class techniques to master your weapon and protect your family.It comes with access to 12 online video lessons. Watch Chief Sajnog show you his real-world methods, and read detailed explanations in this book packed with the most effective firearms training you'll ever find, without any of the fluff. If you're looking for "cool" stories or techniques, this is not the book for you. If you want to shoot like a Navy SEAL, this is where to start. You'll learn:● How to find the right position for you -- not the cookie-cutter methods that only work for some people -- so you can maximize your aim with as little effort as possible.● Simple training exercises you can do right now, at home, without having to spend 1,000's of dollars at the shooting range.● How to boost your accuracy by up to 95% -- using the "Navy SEAL focus" technique that you can master in just minutes.● The SEAL Sniper Trick that you can start using today, allowing you to instantly hit targets at twice the distance.● Why the aiming technique you were taught is completely wrong -- and how you can fix it instantly.● Plus... how to do all of this safely, without risking harm to your family.Protect your loved ones, your country, and yourself, with the firearms techniques developed by one of the most respected firearms trainers in the world.

Practical Shooting Beyond Fundamentals

Practical Shooting  Beyond Fundamentals Author Brian Enos
ISBN-10 9780985129255
Year 2012-03-21
Pages 225
Language en
Publisher Loose Cannon
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Brian Enos's Practical Shooting, Beyond Fundamentals - often considered the competitive shooters bible - includes in-depth coverage of the technical and mental aspects of training and competition, and will offer new insights as you continue to improve. "There is only one person in the world who I would allow to talk to my students, and that is Brian Enos." Rob Leatham, 15+ time National & World IPSC Champion. This isn't just another "how to fire a gun" book. This one talks about shooting.... The keys to consistent, high-speed shooting are within you right now. This book will show you ways to bring them out. Through Brian's advice, you'll learn how to recognize and break down the barriers that are limiting your performance—you may begin to look at shooting in an entirely different way. You'll learn to pressure-proof your match performance, how different types of shooting require different focal points, and you'll see how to develop an attitude that will let you reach beyond what you thought was your potential. You'll find a comprehensive set of exercises that will develop and sharpen your skills. You'll see how it's possible to drive the gun to wherever your eye can look. You'll discover that everything you need to know about your technique is told by the gun, if you know how to listen to it. And all the challenges and advanced techniques of practical shooting are covered too: prone, barricade, single-hand shooting, multiple targets, reloading, shooting on the move, and much more. You'll also get inside tips on IPSC strategies, steel shooting, shootoff tactics, Bianchi, and more. Chapters include: - Awareness & Focus - Tools of Shooting - Creative Shooting - Specific Challenges - Competition - Development - Shooting Tools - Revolver Shooting - Group Shooting

Snipercraft

Snipercraft Author John Simpson
ISBN-10 161004875X
Year 2013-11-01
Pages 124
Language en
Publisher Paladin Press
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For more than three decades, John Simpson has been teaching sniping to military and police civilian shooters. As a staff instructor for Snipercraft and the Director of Precision Rifle Programs for Richland Group's James River Training System, as well as a former adjunct instructor for sniping at both the Smith & Wesson and SigArms academies, Simpson observed over and over that many of the shooters who show up for sniping school lack the marksmanship fundamentals that are essential for success as a professional sniper. Simpson wrote Snipercraft for shooters who want to solidify their marksmanship fundamentals in preparation for attending sniper school or a sniping course. In plain, nontechnical language, it lays the foundation for making a hit every time with your rifle on a four-inch-diameter cranial target when the target is not cooperating with you. It's impossible to learn how to shoot well by simply reading a book, but you can definitely learn to make precision rifle shots with the help of what's in this book. Its target audience is tactical shooters—not target shooters—who are preparing to take their rifle marksmanship to a new level.

Advanced Tactical Marksman

Advanced Tactical Marksman Author Dave M. Lauck
ISBN-10 1581603371
Year 2002-07-01
Pages 230
Language en
Publisher Paladin Press
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When Lauck wrote The Tactical Marksman in 1996, it quickly became a sought-after training manual for police, military and civilian marksmen alike. Now one of the most respected names in high-performance shooting and gunsmithing refines and updates that information. Dispensing with overcomplicated mil-dot formulas and minute-of-angle calculations, Lauck shows you how to achieve superior accuracy and figure out angle shots, streamline the zero process, hit targets at 2,000 yards, deal with dawn and dusk shoots, train for real-world scenarios, choose optics and accessories, create a mobile shooting platform and much more.

Picture Perfect Posing

Picture Perfect Posing Author Roberto Valenzuela
ISBN-10 9780133742305
Year 2014-02-26
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher New Riders
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Photographer, author, and educator Roberto Valenzuela has a proven track record for teaching and explaining difficult concepts to photographers of all skill levels. His remarkable ability to break down complicated ideas into understandable, approachable elements that photographers can truly grasp–and then use their newfound knowledge to improve their photography–made his first book, Picture Perfect Practice, a breakout success. In Picture Perfect Posing, Roberto takes on the art of posing. For many photographers, after learning to compose an image and even light it properly, a portrait can still easily be a failure if the pose is not natural, elegant, and serving the needs of both the subject and the photographer. Instead of just showing page after page of poses–like most posing books on the market–Roberto actually breaks down the concept of posing by examining the anatomy, starting with the core foundation: the spinal chord and neck. Building from there, Roberto discusses every component of what makes poses work, as well as fail. How should the model hold her hands? Bend her elbows? Position her fingers? Should the model look toward or away from the camera, and why? It all depends on what the photographer wants for the shot, and Roberto discusses the entire process, from the intent of the photographer through the execution of the pose. For those who have been discouraged by an inability to pose their subjects, or who have simply not known where to start in order to "figure it out," Picture Perfect Posing is the essential resource they need to learn how posing truly works, and how they can learn to direct the exact pose they need for the shot they want.