4-H Shooting Sports: Three-Position Rifle Shooting
After learning the fundamentals of firing a shot with a rifle, 4-H’ers can turn their attention to learning the basic rifle shooting positions. The correct ways presented here are the same fundamentals now being used by America’s many Olympic, world, and national champions.
Whether a young person desires to shoot just for fun, or is interested in competitive shooting, learning the correct fundamentals of three-position shooting is the first step toward ensuring fun and successful shooting experiences. By learning to shoot a rifle in the three positions through 4-H S.A.F.E.T.Y. (Safe Archery and Firearms Education Training for Youth), 4-H’ers learn concentration and the satisfaction and excitement of participating in a sport.
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