A recent slideshow posted to social media site Imgur showed a list of helpful tips and tricks t0o improve handgun marksmanship. Independent Journal Review broke down the slide show to basics, adding comments and explanations wherever necessary.
The military teaches fundamentals of marksmanship beginning with steady position, aiming, breath control, and trigger squeeze. The acronym BRAS (breathe, relax, aim, squeeze) is posted at training ranges.
But while steady position and breath control are fairly simple concepts, aiming can be quite a bit more complicated. Even the slightest deviation can lead to much greater variations in accuracy.