Shoot with Your Finger…Nail the Target

The most important work in shooting is done with just one digit. Here's how to operate your trigger finger effectively—and shoot better in a minute.

Your trigger finger, and how it behaves, is extremely important when shooting a handgun, perhaps more so than when shooting any other type of firearm. It can also be something new shooters struggle the most with when they first start going to the range. That can lead to the development of some bad shooting habits that can be hard to break. In this video, shooting instructor Tom McHale shows you how to perfect your trigger pull.