Fundamentals of Marksmanship

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Course Summary

This program is presented as a refresher to all officers on the concepts associated with proper marksmanship. This course deals primarily with pistol marksmanship, but many of the principles carry over to long guns. This training will refresh your understanding of the fundamentals of marksmanship including stance, grip, sight alignment, sight picture, trigger control and follow through. A refresher of the basics helps to keep our core competencies relevant to our daily tasks.

The course covers the following topics in detail:

  • Stance- Weaver and Isosceles, and modified

  • Grip

  • Sight Alignment

  • Sight Picture

  • Trigger Control

  • Dominant Eye

  • Helping Troubled Shooters

Course Syllabus

  • Fundamentals of Marksmanship

    • Sight Alignment and Sight Picture
    • Pistol Grip and Stance
    • Trigger Control
    • Resource
    • Module Assessment