Figure Right Elbow Resting on Cover

29 (5) Grip of the Right Hand. If the rifle handguards, the forward hand, or the forearm rest

30 on cover for support, the grip of the right hand should pull back and down on the pistol grip

31 to further stabilize the weapon in the shoulder and on the support.

32 (6) Breathing. Breathing does not change when firing from a supported position.

1 (7) Muscular Tension. To create balance and support for the position, the Marine may shift

2 his body weight into or against support (see figure 6-21). This enables the Marine to use

3 cover to support his body weight, reducing the need for muscular tension.

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