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Take a breath and let loose

I want to help you troubleshoot shooting. This first one is mostly pertaining to rifle shooting at distances over 25 yards. If you find that your shots are all over the place, the main thing to check is your breathing. If you’ve never heard of your breathing affecting your shooting, then this is going to be eye opening to you. First off, make sure you aren’t holding your breath, it makes it harder to shoot. Second, take a minute to watch your sights on the targets while breathing steadily. They will be moving in roughly a figure eight over the target. The further the distance, the bigger the eight will be. When the sight post/reticle/red dot passes over the center is when you want to take the shot. The Marine Corps taught me that this comes when you breathe out at the end of your breath.