Ten firing positions that will make you cringe

Let’s face it- there are some really bad shooters out there. From third world hellholes to your cousin in Chicago, some people could really benefit from a basic safety course, let alone a tactical class.

Here is a collection of ten frustrating, entertaining and occasionally downright bizarre shooting behaviors.

10. I suppose that is one way to take down an aircraft… or at least try.


9. It is always important to find suitable cover and squatting space when returning fire.


8.  Liberian pride parade?


7.  This all-too common stance will make any instructor cringe. You’re leaning the wrong way!


6. Remember kids, politicians say that only police and military are qualified to use an AR-type rifle. (hint: something is really backwards)


5. Syrians never miss an opportunity for a good photo, even when laying down suppressing fire.

Syrian Firing

4.  I promise this won’t end well.


3.  An undercover officer shows us how not to hold a handgun.


2.  This Marine has his chicken wing cranked up to eleven.


1. These North Korean Marines have seen too many Chuck Norris films.


While these are only a few examples, what other shooting habits make you cringe? Tell us in the comments below!

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  • Andy Wolf

    Andy Wolf is an Appalachian native who spent much of his youth and young adulthood overseas in search of combat, riches, and adventure- accruing decades of experience in military, corporate, first responder, journalistic and advisory roles. He resides in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains with his K9 companion, Kiki.

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