Modern Handgun Fundamentals: From Beginner to Pro

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Whether you've never picked up a gun before, are in law enforcement, or are a seasoned competitor, this book will enable you to solidify your strengths and eliminate your weaknesses in marksmanship. Unlike many other manuals, the techniques conveyed here will not only establish a strong shooting foundation, but will delve into the biomechanics of every particular technique to explain why it works. You will be able to critically analyze your skills, develop the best technique for you, and drive in the ...
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Overview

Whether you've never picked up a gun before, are in law enforcement, or are a seasoned competitor, this book will enable you to solidify your strengths and eliminate your weaknesses in marksmanship. Unlike many other manuals, the techniques conveyed here will not only establish a strong shooting foundation, but will delve into the biomechanics of every particular technique to explain why it works. You will be able to critically analyze your skills, develop the best technique for you, and drive in the muscle-memory to ensure consistency. Inside you will find:

- A detailed explanation of the form and function of shooting mechanics such as leverage and depth of focus.

- A step-by-step introductory training program for new shooters. - Milestones, training plans & and advanced techniques for experienced shooters (movement, transitions, draws, reloads and more).

- Extensive information on firearm/ammunition design, selection, modification, and maintenance.

- Discussion on the mental elements of shooting.

"This book covers everything that both new and experienced shooters need to know. It's not just another 'how-to.' It will guide you step-by-step to new heights." -Blake Miguez 2011 IPSC World Champion Standard Division

"Shooting quickly and accurately is a tough skill to acquire. This book teaches how to develop the correct muscle memory and how to perform under pressure." -P. Burt 15 Year Veteran for a major metropolitan Sheriff's Dept.

About the Author: Brad Engmann is an accomplished shooter in competitive leagues such as the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA), the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA), and the Steel Challenge Shooting Association. Some of Brad's most recent achievements include:

- Placed 8th Overall in the 2011 USPSA Production Division National Championship.

- Was the 2010 USPSA Production Area 2 (California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado) champion.

- Won the Stock Service Pistol division in the 2011 Steel Challenge World Championship.

- Finished 3rd Overall in the 2010 US IPSC Production Nationals

- Finished 3rd Overall in the 2011 USPSA Production Area 1 Championship (Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Montana, Wyoming).

- Holds a Grandmaster ranking in USPSA.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780615573250
  • Publisher: Marksmanship Associates, LLC
  • Publication date: 2/1/2012
  • Pages: 266
  • Sales rank: 893,312
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

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