Few Tips to Learn If You Want to Shoot Like A Snipper
You will certainly need lots of practice and experience to be able to shoot like any snipper. Usually, shooting targets for professionals may not be so easy and simple, if you try to do for the first time.
Following are few tips that can perhaps help you to shoot like any professional. Just go through them.
- Collect data
You must regularly collect data about every shoot with different rifle and record them for your analysis. This will help you to know which gun has better results before every shot.
- Shoot dirty
Do not clean your gun for at least 200 – 300 rounds and let it remain dirty. Keep shooting and notice your results all throughout the season.
- Squeeze on your pause
You must take deep breaths for 3 times and also give a pause for about 1 to 3 seconds while you are shooting at the target.
- Follow through
Until your shot is going to break, you must have slow and steady squeeze to your rear and also you should not apply any jerk, as follow through is very important.
- Zero to reach higher standard
Until you get 3 consecutive rounds of shorts, it is not necessary that you must reset your gun to zero.
- Get out of the sight
One of the important roles on battlefield is investigation and gathering various intelligence. Try to use your cameras and other means to get all the necessary input to improve upon your shooting.
- Study the wind
Wind too plays an important role and can always influence in the success rate of your hitting the target. Therefore, you need to study the velocity of the wind and also adjust yourself accordingly.
- Know your bullet
You also need to make little study on various bullets as all bullets may not behave in the same way. They all may not be accurate too. Therefore, occasionally you must do little testing too.
- Learn from kick
Often the kick of your gun will tell exactly where you are doing the mistake. Every time you will shoot, you will want that the gun must give a kick straight back to you.
If you hit right on the target then your fundamentals must be correct.
- Dial it, or just mil it
You can take long shots in two ways – either you use 500-yard zero with the reference of reticle for hold-over/hold-under or take 1,000-yard shot.
For first-round hit, consult dope or just dial in your 1,000-yard range.