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07-07-2012, 12:14

When you use your dominant eye and weak hand, shooting one handed, do you ever angle or turn the wrist to make the control of the pistol better?

Thanks for any response

Mas Ayoob
07-07-2012, 16:29
Yup, sometimes. And I've always offered it to students as an option.

The technique is generally attributed to US Marine super-shooter Bill McMillan, circa 1960. McMillan shared it with ex-Marine Ray Chapman, who not only popularized it in combat shooting but recommended it as technique of choice even when shooting with dominant eye and dominant hand on the same side. Clint Smith has since adopted it as technique of choice for one handed shooting, for the same reason Ray liked it: a 15-45 degree inboard tilt seems to strengthen hand grasp for most people.