Kirill asked 2 years ago
How hard should I grip my pistol?

6 Answers
Ivan answered 2 years ago
Grip the pistol grip with your non-dominant hand, and place your dominant hand on top of the non-dominant hand. The webbing between your thumb and index finger should be facing forward. Squeeze the grip with both hands to secure it. Point the gun in a safe direction, and extend your arm straight out from your shoulder. Keep your elbow locked and pointed down at the ground. Look down the barrel of the gun to line up the sights. Slowly squeeze the trigger with your dominant hand while maintaining a steady grip on the gun. Don’t jerk or pull the trigger. Hold the trigger until you’ve fired all rounds, then release it slowly back to its original position.
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Lewis answered 2 years ago
Gripping a pistol correctly is important for two reasons. First, it allows you to control the weapon and provide a stable shooting platform. Second, it prevents the trigger finger from contact with the gun barrel and keeps the finger in proper alignment on the trigger. To grip a pistol correctly, hold it close to your body with your non-shooting hand supporting the shooting hand. The shooting hand should grip the pistol high on the backstrap with the web of your hand in between the thumb and index finger. Your fingers should be curled around the grip with your thumb just above or below the safety lever (if present).

Jordan answered 2 years ago

There are a few things to consider when gripping a pistol. First, make sure your grip is tight enough that the gun will not move in your hand, but not so tight that it’s difficult to pull the trigger. Second, try to keep your wrist straight and aligned with your forearm. This will help you keep the barrel of the gun steady and improve your accuracy. Finally, point your index finger along the side of the gun barrel and rest your thumb on top of the grip. This will help you control the recoil and keep the gun steady after you fire it.


Antony answered 2 years ago
Gripping the pistol grip properly is key to shooting accurately. The grip should be firm, but not so tight that your hands shake. To grip the pistol, hold it in your strong hand with your thumb and index finger around the trigger guard. Place your support hand over your strong hand, and wrap your fingers around the grip of the gun. Make sure that both of your hands are parallel to each other and that your thumbs are pointing in the same direction. Your dominant eye should be looking down the barrel of the gun while you line up the sights with both eyes open. Squeeze the trigger with your index finger while keeping all other fingers off of it until you’ve fired. Then reset the trigger by pushing it all the way back until you hear it click.
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Cruz answered 2 years ago
Gripping a pistol properly is essential for accurate shooting. The web of your hand should be placed firmly against the backstrap of the gun, with your thumb wrapped around the grip so that the thumb and first finger are in line with each other. This “thumb over-index” grip will allow you to control the recoil and keep the gun level when you pull the trigger.

Olson answered 2 years ago
When gripping a pistol, you want to make sure your hand is firmly placed around the grip of the gun. You should place your support hand in the same position on the gun as your shooting hand. Make sure to keep your wrists straight and to pull the gun into your shoulder. This will help you maintain control of the gun and ensure that you can hit your target.