The Perfect Pistol Shot

Author: Albert H. League III
Publisher: Paladin Press
ISBN: 1610045718
Release Date: 2011-11-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

"You will either master the pistol or the pistol will master you." To fire perfect shots, you must train for perfect shots. But whether you want to shoot squirrels, punch holes in paper targets, or defend your home, there is only one path to achieving consistent accuracy with a handgun: mastering the fundamentals of marksmanship. Written by a former U.S. Marine Corps firearms instructor who has taught more than a thousand law enforcement, military, and security personnel, The Perfect Pistol Shot uses succinct lessons, uncommon exercises, and real-world stories to provide a fresh look at a vital topic for all gunmen. It includes: The single most important "trick" to perfecting handgun marksmanship A simple concept for learning how to shoot a gun twice as fast A series of unique "Prove It" exercises that allow you to test the concepts offered without the pressure of actual shooting An entertaining chapter on guns, gun magazines, and gun gurus that will help you make wiser choices about your training Knowing how to engage targets is valuable for the defensive shooter, but if "engaging" doesn't translate into "hitting," what's the point? You must have a solid foundation on which to build tactical skills. Your reward will be conversion from just another hapless shooter into an independent marksman.

The Perfect Pistol Shot

Author: Albert League
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1979878935
Release Date: 2017-12-16
Genre:

"You will either master the pistol or the pistol will master you." To fire perfect shots, you must train for perfect shots. But whether you want to shoot squirrels, punch holes in paper targets, or defend your home, there is only one path to achieving consistent accuracy with a handgun: mastering the fundamentals of marksmanship. Written by a former U.S. Marine Corps firearms instructor who has taught more than a thousand law enforcement, military, and security personnel, The Perfect Pistol Shot uses succinct lessons, uncommon exercises, and real-world stories to provide a fresh look at a vital topic for all gunmen. It includes: The single most important "trick" to perfecting handgun marksmanship A simple concept for learning how to shoot a gun twice as fast A series of unique "Prove It" exercises that allow you to test the concepts offered without the pressure of actual shooting An entertaining chapter on guns, gun magazines, and gun gurus that will help you make wiser choices about your training Knowing how to engage targets is valuable for the defensive shooter, but if "engaging" doesn't translate into "hitting," what's the point? You must have a solid foundation on which to build tactical skills. Your reward will be conversion from just another hapless shooter into an independent marksman.

Gun Love

Author: Jennifer Clement
Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
ISBN: 9783518758939
Release Date: 2018-09-10
Genre: Fiction

Seit ihrer Geburt lebt Pearl im Auto, sie vorne, ihre Ausreißer-Mutter auf der Rückbank. Vierzehn Jahre stehen die beiden jetzt schon am Rande eines Trailerparks irgendwo in Florida. Draußen vor der Windschutzscheibe ist die Welt den Waffen verfallen: Kinder wachsen mit Pistolen statt Haustieren auf, Schießübungen immer und überall, mal Alligatoren, mal den Fluss, mal Polizisten im Visier, und sonntags sitzt man beim Gottesdienst mit der geschulterten Schrotflinte in der ersten Reihe. Doch im Ford Mercury wirken andere Kräfte, hier lernt Pearl das Träumen. Bis mit Eli ein Mann auftaucht, der das Herz der Mutter stielt ... Gun Love liest sich wie ein Trip. Jennifer Clement schreibt vom Band zwischen Mutter und Tochter und dem Waffenwahnsinn ihrer Heimat, sie erzählt in strahlenden Bildern eine Geschichte, in der Liebe und Gewalt, Magie und Fakt, Sorge und Freude haltlos ineinander fallen. Das literarische Stimmungsbild einer ganzen Nation.

Training Shooting Sports

Author: Katrin Barth
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
ISBN: 9781841263052
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Training correctly and successfully – but how? You have already learned the basics of shooting sports and now you want to continue to improve? You want to shoot more accurately and with better focus, and you want to be more successful and well prepared when competing at a strenuous competition? Then this book is the perfect training companion for you!

Sniper Elite Ein One Way Trip

Author: Scott McEwen
Publisher: Festa
ISBN: 9783865524409
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Fiction

Vom Koautor des New-York-Times-Bestsellers American Sniper. ONE TEAM. ONE SHOT. ONE WAY. Gil Shannon ist einer der tödlichsten Scharfschützen der US Navy und ein SEAL mit Leib und Seele. Gerade genießt er mit seiner Frau seinen wohlverdienten Urlaub, als er einen Hilferuf aus Afghanistan erhält. Eine Hubschrauberpilotin des Special-Forces-Teams wurde während eines Hinterhalts schwer verletzt und entführt. Dann taucht ein Video auf, das zeigt, wie die Pilotin während ihrer Gefangenschaft brutal geschlagen und vergewaltigt wird. Die Taliban fordern für Sandra das irrsinnige Lösegeld von 25 Millionen Dollar. Nachdem ein geheimer Einsatz misslingt, will der Präsident die Sache auf sich beruhen lassen. Er fürchtet eine verpfuschte Rettung wäre eine außenpolitische Katastrophe und könnte das Ende seiner Amtszeit sein. Doch Gil Shannon kann Sandra nicht im Stich lassen. Gegen die Weisung des Präsidenten begibt er sich in die Höhle des Löwen - eine Black Operation mit schlechten Chancen. Ein One Way Trip. Ein actiongeladener Militär-Thriller, der durch mitreißende Charaktere und Detailreichtum besticht und einen tiefen Einblick in die riskante Arbeitsweise der US Special Forces gewährt. Scott McEwen ist der Koautor des #1 New-York-Times-Bestsellers American Sniper, den erschütternden Lebensbericht des Scharfschützen Chris Kyle (verfilmt von Clint Eastwood). In Zusammenarbeit mit Thomas Koloniar schreibt er die erfolgreiche Serie um die Sniper Elite. Die Romane basieren auf wahren Begebenheiten von echten Scharfschützen. Scott McEwen (1961) ist Prozessanwalt in San Diego, Kalifornien. Er wuchs auf in den Bergen von Ost-Oregon. Nachdem er seinen Bachelor-Abschluss machte, studierte und arbeitete er lange Zeit in London.

Shooting the Pistol

Author: Danny Brown
Publisher: LSU Press
ISBN: 9780807133279
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

From 1967 to 1970, Louisiana State University and the nation saw the rise of "Pistol Pete" Maravich, arguably the greatest ever to play college basketball. Known for his dazzling ball handling, creative passing, and extraordinary shooting, Maravich remains the NCAA's all-time leading scorer. Shooting the Pistol presents nearly 90 photographs of Pete in action, along with game statistics and Brown's personal recollections, forming the most complete portrait ever made of Maravich during his LSU years.

The Perfect Valley

Author: Bernard Veale
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781849897303
Release Date: 2011-10-19
Genre: Fiction

Matt Hudson is heading for California after completing a cattle drive from Texas. He is cheated out of his money, horse and guns by the Town marshal and deputies of Danville. Penniless, he walks toward California carrying his stock saddle following a river because he needs the water. Near the source of the river he finds the perfect valley hidden in the foothills to the mountains. The valley has everything he needs to survive including several hundred sheep and there is a nearby herd of mustangs. With the help of a young Mexican boy, he takes some sheep to the county seat where the railroad-Irish pay good prices for mutton. Here he meets the county sheriff and his pretty daughter Molly. Molly is already involved with the Town Marshal of Danville against her father's wishes. When Matt takes her to a dance the Marshal is determined to get him. Their enmity increases to the point that the Marshal claims that Matt is a wanted criminal and puts a bounty on his head. Three bounty hunters find his valley and attack it but are defeated by Matt and his Mexican boy. The captured bounty hunters disclose that the Marshal has been involved in the recent bank robbery in Danville. The Marshal goes on the run with his deputy and seeks out the valley, where there is a showdown and Molly finally sees the Marshal for what he is.

The Perfect Shot

Author: Elaine Marie Alphin
Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab ™
ISBN: 9781467731560
Release Date: 2013-08-01
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Someone murdered Brian's girfriend, Amanda. The police think it was her father. Brian isn’t so sure. But everyone he knows is telling him to move on, get over it, focus on the present. Focus on basketball. Focus on hitting the perfect shot. Brian hopes that the system will work for Amanda and her father. An innocent man couldn’t be wrongly convicted, could he? But then Brian does a school project on Leo Frank, a Jewish man lynched decades ago for the murder of a teenage girl—a murder he didn’t commit. Worse still, Brian’s teammate Julius gets arrested for nothing more than being a black kid in the wrong place at the wrong time. Brian can’t deny any longer that the system is flawed. As Amanda’s father goes on trial, Brian admits to himself that he knows something that could break the case. But if he comes forward, will the real killer try for another perfect shot—this time against Brian?

Sport Optics

Author: Alan R. Hale
Publisher: Alan R. Hale, Hale Optics
ISBN:
Release Date: 1978
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Sport Optics is a helpful guide for purchasers of binoculars, riflescopes, and spotting scopes for use in hunting, bird watching, astronomy, nature viewing, and other hobbies. The book helps one make the correct purchasing decision after considering the various optical parameters with the intended use for the product. The author has been in the optical industry for over 50 years selling and designing optical instruments and intimately knows optics.

Practics

Author: Albert H League III
Publisher:
ISBN: 1732324603
Release Date: 2018-05-12
Genre:

Intuitive handgun defense system guide

Cowboy Action Pistol Shooting

Author: Charles Stephens
Publisher: Paladin Press
ISBN: 1581601328
Release Date: 2001-03-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The fast-growing sport of cowboy action shooting is enjoyed in hundreds of clubs across America and around the world. These Old West aficionados - members of organizations such as the Single Action Shooting Society - compete with replicas of the single-action revolvers used by the men who tamed the American frontier. This book will not only prepare the novice interested in taking up this sport, but provide valuable insight and expert advice to the intermediate and advanced shooter. Author Charles Stephens (How to Become a Master Handgunner), himself the descendant of Old West gunfighter Wood Hite, shares wisdom gleaned from 40 years of competitive pistol shooting to give cowboy action shooters the winning edge - from selecting the right pistols and gear to mastering the single-action revolver. You'll also hear true stories of the Old West, from why Jesse James was really murdered to the story behind one of the deadliest gunfights of the American West - the Tuttle dance hall massacre in Newton, Kansas. If you've ever longed to step back in time and relive the excitement of our Western heritage, this is the perfect guidebook.

Air Pistol Shooting

Author: John Bezzant
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 9781847976499
Release Date: 2014-01-31
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This invaluable, well-illustrated book presents a carefully crafted, step-by-step programme which teaches the complete novice air pistol shooter how to attain a high level of marksmanship. The training begins with a detailed consideration of safety procedures, basic pistol craft, range construction and the types of air pistol that are available (spring-powered, pneumatic and CO2) and how they work. The author then moves on to consider holsters, targets, and the advanced skills associated with trigger control, the hold, presentation, the stance, the fast draw and rapid fire shooting. Finally, detailed attention is paid to markmanship exercises but the author emphasizes that these should only be undertaken after all of the techniques set out in the previous chapters have been mastered.Whether you are a novice or more experienced, if you are interested in the fast growing pastime of air pistol shooting for pleasure, then this is the book for you. Covers the mastering of basic pistol craft to the very advanced skills such as fast draw and rapid fire shooting, and is superbly illustrated with colour photographs.

The Perfect Song

Author: Damon
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9780595312740
Release Date: 2004-06
Genre: Fiction

The Perfect Song Mendel is a frustrated song writer obsessed with his art. Poul is intent on becoming rich and will do almost anything to attain his dream, including taking the writer's works. Publisher J.W. Beasely turns the writings into music that becomes popular beyond his wildest dreams. Unbeknownst to him, Mendel's music changes society. He becomes an icon, an object of worship and a target for assassination. The three men's lives turn into a continental game of cat-and-mouse amidst love, murder, deadly riots and history's biggest manhunt. But in the end no one can stop Mendel in his quest for the perfect song-no one except himself. When Poul realizes the truth, it's too late. Or is it? Was the quest for a few decades or is it forever?