By William D. Frazer

The final ebook for the gun fanatic and the historian alike, American Pistol Shooting is a textbook of old-world thoughts for profitable taking pictures. the writer significant William D. Frazer was once an extremely finished marksman in his day, incomes the U.S. Army’s exclusive Marksman badge in 1922. virtually fullyyt self taught, Frazer knew that the realm wanted a entire publication on pistol taking pictures approach, and he used to be the fellow to put in writing that publication. Brilliantly certain with sections on taking good care of your pistols, set off keep an eye on, protecting taking pictures and quickly drawing, or even capturing psychology, there's something the following for everyone.
First released within the early 1900s, just about all of American Pistol capturing is nonetheless suitable this day, even regardless of the big technological adjustments that experience swept around the face of the gun undefined. The thoughts defined can help a person up their online game and nil in on their target. even if practising by myself within the yard or training on the capturing diversity, significant William D. Frazer’s booklet is a must-have for someone drawn to the game of taking pictures and the historical past of the gun.

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The ignorant critic. Chapter XIV. SHOOTING PSYCHOLOGY The physical and mental problems in pistol shooting. The measure of success. Mental and physical obstacles. The psychology of learning to shoot. Problems in concentration. Competition reactions. Nervousness and its effects. ” What causes it. A typical example. Symptoms. The effects. How to prevent and overcome it. A fundamental principle of psychology. Too much imagination. Verbal controversies. ” Determination. Trying too hard. ” A psychological explanation.

Aiming or gun pointing. The question always asked. The accuracy of gun pointing. Straight or bent arm work. Smoothness in movements. The use of both eyes. Where to aim and why. Two methods of snap-shooting. How to throw targets. A few principles. Mechanical target traps. How to teach aerial shooting. Snapping practice. Ease of learning. Amount of daily practice. Good targets. The use of large caliber pistols. Effect of aerial work on standardized target practice. The flinching complex. Chapter XI.

HOLSTERS FOR SHOOTING The most important accessory to practical pistol work. Poorly constructed holsters an abomination. Holsters on the market today. Pistol cranks and holsters. Change in the design of military holsters. Most leather workers are not practical pistol men. Protective holsters and those for practical service. The qualifications of a good holster. The Quick Draw type. The best materials for holsters. The test for fit. How to make a fit. How should a holster hang? The best design for the service automatic.

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