PRESENT - ARMS.
From the 'SLOPE'.
2) Raise the rifle with the right hand perpendicularly in front of the centre of
the body, rifle sling to the left...
...at the same time place the left hand smartly upon the stock, wrist on the
magazine, fingers pointing upwards, thumb close to the forefinger, point of
the thumb in-line with the mouth...
...the left elbow to be close to the butt, the right elbow and butt close to the
3) Bring the rifle down perpendicularly close to the front of the centre of the
body, guard to the front, holding it lightly at the full extent of the right arm,
fingers slanting downwards, and meet it smartly with the left hand
immediately behind the rear-sight, thumb pointing towards the muzzle...
...at the same time, keeping the legs straight, place the hollow of the right
foot against the left heel.
The weight of the rifle is to be supported by the left hand.