By U.S. Army

  • Release Date: 2017-02-14
  • Genre: Sports & Outdoors


Marksmanship for Instructors and Coaches
In 1955 the US Army decided to try something a bit different and created this very approachable and easy-to-read manual for shooting instructors. (US Army Pamphlet 23-2) It was designed to improve their abilities to teach and instruct soldiers at all levels of skill, but as opposed to a dry and formulaic style of traditional field manuals, this book was written in plain language and in the style of general non-fiction work of that period. 

Both direct and easily understandable, it covers all the key areas of basic shooting techniques in a simple, direct and enjoyable manner.

Chapters detail all the basic fundamentals skill areas and how to both explain, educate and teach them to beginners and intermediate shooters. They include:
- Instructing psychology
- Coaching techniques
- Holding
- Positions
- Aiming
- Trigger squeeze
- Zeroing
- Sustained fire
- and more...

Illustrated with over 70 carefully restored pictures and diagrams. This book is a must-have for anyone considering teaching shooting skills with the rifle, and also for novices that want to better their mastery of the fundamentals necessary to become a competitive shooter. Don't miss out on this rare gem of basic instruction techniques.