Modern Technique of The Pistol

The Modern Technique of the Pistol is a method for using a handgun for self-defense. The Modern Technique uses a two-handed grip on the pistol and brings the weapon to eye level, so that the sights may be used to aim at one's target. This technique was developed by Jeff Cooper in the 1950s after experiments with older techniques, such as Point Shooting.

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... The British Army's Special Air Service, for example, moved from point shooting to the Modern Technique in the early Eighties ... the doctrines adopted largely contain elements of the Modern Technique (such as the Weaver stance) or use the Modern Technique in its entirety ...

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