Crossed Leg Sitting Position with the Loop Sling

Apply the three elements and seven factors to this position (para. 5004). To assume crossed leg sitting position with loop sling (see figs. 5-41, 5-42, and 5-43)—

l Position body at a 45- to 60-degree angle to target. l Place the left hand under the handguard. l Cross the left leg over the right leg.

l Bend at the knees while breaking the fall with the right hand.

l Place the buttocks on the ground as close to the crossed legs as you comfortably can. l Bend forward at the waist while placing the left elbow on the left leg into the bend of the knee. l Grasp the rifle butt with the right hand and place the rifle butt into the right shoulder pocket. l Grasp the pistol grip with the right hand. l Lower right elbow to the inside of the right knee. l Lower the head and place the cheek firmly against the stock to allow the aiming eye to look through the rear sight aperture. l Move the left hand to a location under the hand-guard which provides maximum bone support and stability of the weapon.

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