Adapting Shooting Positions For Real-World Use

When it comes to using a rifle in the field, hunters and shooters can benefit from the hard-earned lessons of competitors—just start with the four “NRA shooting positions” and build from there.

Getting the Most Out of Field Shooting Positions

It’s fun to shoot tight little groups from the shooting bench, but there’s never one handy when you are afield. Solid field shooting positions—and serious practice—are what will put that venison in your freezer and that trophy on your wall.

AR Basics: Shooting Positions

Staying as close to the ground as possible is key to having sound positions. Read more here to learn other rules to follow when shooting the general-purpose rifle.

Alternative Shooting Positions

Shooting from the prone and kneeling positions can provide an edge in a fight.


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