Shooting basics

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Move the arrow in close combat.

There should be a connection between the shooting positions that allows you to quickly move from one position to another with or without changing positions. Moving or changing positions should be as fast as possible, hidden or unobtrusive for the enemy.

Provide protection from enemy fire and make it difficult to conduct the arrow.

Consider these movements:

Moving by running or running. It is carried out by a quick jerk with the maximum possible speed along the trajectory providing the greatest secrecy and safety or along the shortest trajectory (Fig. 1). When performing a defection, it is important to control the position of your weapon. To ensure the ability to move the shooter must control and anticipate the actions of the enemy. Crossing an open space that is shot by the enemy is possible only when it is suppressed by the fire of its weapon, at the moment when it reloads the weapon (if it can be fixed), when it is distracted by other goals.

Moving crouched (Fig. 2), on all fours (Fig. 3), or on bellies (Fig. 4) are used when there is a shelter that protects from the hit of a bullet or at least hides from observation by the enemy of the shooter moving in this way. In this case, the weapon is held by the shooter so that the time of aiming it at the target and opening fire is the least.

It is also worth paying attention to the noiselessness of movement. The enemy, if it is impossible to use vision, uses hearing and is able to shoot at the source of suspicious sounds.

Step movement is used when you need to inspect a suspicious area. There are several ways to move in steps that have their advantages and disadvantages. Their use depends on the characteristics of the area and the area being inspected. When viewing a narrow space with a known place of appearance of the enemy, you can move in the following way: the shooter is in the left-hand main stand and will mix with the auxiliary steps, smoothly moving the right leg to the left, then making a short step forward with the left. The gun is held by a grip with both hands at eye level, vision is focused on the place of possible appearance of the target. The aiming devices are not clearly visible (Fig. 5 A, Б, B).

The long-barrelled weapon rests on the butt in the shoulder and is held as if shooting standing up. The direction of the barrel and the concentration of vision are similar to that of a pistol (Fig. 6 A, Б, B).

When the target's location is unknown or spread across the front. It is better to move the arrow in the front rack in short, smooth steps. The gun is held in a two-handed grip at eye level (Fig. 7 A, B, C).) or in a ready-made position for intuitive shooting (Fig. 8).

Diffuse vision is Used to control more space around you. If the weapon is at eye level, the shooter fixes the direction of the barrel, if lower, then controls the gun through the developed muscle sensations.

With a long-barrelled weapon, the movement is somewhat different. The shooter is in a standing position. The weapon rests the butt on the shoulder and is directed in the direction of movement. Space is controlled by a "distracted gaze" that tracks the direction of the weapon's barrel. In this position, the shooter moves the left (right) shoulder forward. When moving, the left leg should be placed with the outside of the foot forward, and the right with the inside, or Vice versa, depending on the stance (Fig. 9 A, Б, B). When moving with a long-barreled weapon, the shooter must remember that it is difficult to transfer fire to the front shoulder.

Possible movement with a weapon at the hip. The shooter is located in the main stand and moves, making small smooth steps in the direction of movement. The weapon is directed at the target with the help of muscle awareness of the direction of the barrel and the target in space (Fig. 10 A, Б, B). The debate about which way to move a step is better is unfinished. For yourself, you can determine what suits you best, and in which case, by simulating situations using paintball, airsoft, or pneumatic equipment.

Moving sideways is used to move along the front, both when changing positions, and to release the firing sector to the comrade behind you. It can be carried out by additional steps in the main stance.

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