• Once on the ground, roll your body to the left side and extend and invert your left elbow on the ground. Your left leg is stretched out behind you, almost in a straight line. This allows the mass of the body to be placed behind the rifle to aid in absorbing recoil.
• Turn the toe of your left foot inboard so the outside of your left leg and foot are in contact with the ground. Then bend your right leg and draw it up toward your body to a comfortable position. Turn your right leg and foot outboard so the inside of your right boot is in contact with the ground. Cocking the leg will raise the diaphragm, making breathing easier.
• Grasp the rifle butt with your right hand and place the rifle butt into your right shoulder pocket.
• Roll your body to the right while lowering your right elbow to the ground. The right shoulder is higher than the left shoulder in the cocked leg position.
• Lower your head and place your cheek firmly against the stock to allow the aiming eye to look through the rear sight aperture.
• Move your left hand to a location under the handguard which provides maximum bone support and stability for the weapon and allows the front sight post to be centered in the rear sight aperture. To adjust for elevation:
• Move the left hand rearward or forward on the handguards (moving the hand rearward elevates the muzzle).
• Open or close the "V" of the left hand for small adjustments (closing the "V" elevates the muzzle).
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