The Three Main Shooting Stances

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  1. Hwoltage

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    Weaver

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    Isosceles

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    Bond

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    Additions? :D
     
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    I am partial to the Rambutt. Guess where he drew first blood?
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    How about the four main stances--Prone, Sitting, Kneeling, and Standing--used in standard rifle matches?
     
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    Weaver wins, according to Mythbusters.
    Guns ought not be experimented with. Errors can cause death.
     
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    Modified Isosceles
     
  8. Trandy

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    Speedrock...for close quarters combat:


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    I competed in IPSC for a few years....

    For me, "Speedrock" never had the accuracy of "Weaver", and you simply can't "shoot fast enough" to compensate for inaccuracy. Full-up Weaver always got me in the points. Speedrock...never. Not once.
     
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    I'm a recent convert to isosceles, myself. But I don't compete and nor do I have near the style of Bond, so... FWIW
     
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    Nice. :)
     
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    Olympic or ISSF one handed pistol
     
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    If a bad guy is as close as the target in the picture is, you aren't shooting for points, nor would you want to extend the firearm to within reach of the target. IMO.
     
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    Acute assoscles?

    Also I think the Bond is basically a Marshall Dillon stance adopted from revolover to semiauto.
     
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    When I first taught my daughter how to shoot a handgun, I had to cure this, which is how she held the gun on her own (though not quite so comically extreme). It was actually fairly difficult to get her to stop., but I was glad I was there to fix it early on.
     
  17. Trandy

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    Exactly.

    The speedrock draw is for when the bad guy is 3-4 feet away from you. In that instance Weaver, etc., is pretty useless.

    I am also a former IPSC participant and I live 90 minutes from Columbia, Missouri where they hold the Bianchi Cup every year.

    This year's match is May 20-23...vacation time well used.

    I seldom miss it...some of the shooters there are amazing to watch.
     
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    Kneeling. 42 years later the word still makes me ache all over.
     
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