This guide will show you how to correct Glock 19 shooting high with these 3 tips. Here are a couple of top reasons:
- Bad grip
- Breaking wrist up
- Anticipating recoil jerking motion prior to the bullet leaving the barrel
- Inaccurate barrel or loose lock up
- Bad sight picture alignment
- Unzeroed sights (Included red dot)
The fastest way to diagnose your shot error is to reference this pistol shooting errors chart below:
We highly recommend MANTIS X10 tracker to diagnose your errors in real time, see how it works below:
Mantis Diagnoses Shooting Performance In Real-Time
Dry firing practice is highly recommended for Glock shooters. The Mantis X10 Elite is a precision tracking device that collects exact shot data in real time:
Tracks muzzle movement down with precision
- Tracks muzzle movement into a readable graph
- Track micro muzzle movements the shooter just can't
- [Live fire] real time diagnose like the pistol shooting errors chart with high precision
- Saves data to see improvements overtime
- Caliber / load testing
- Barrel length & compensator performance testing
- Tons of rifles & handgun data profiles to choose from
3 Corrections To Shoot More Accurately
Correct Your Grip First
A proper shooting grip should close all the void inside the grip so the recoil impulse doesn't go in the direction of the least resistance.
If you have Gen 4 or 5 Glocks, changing grip panels until you feel comfortable without any grip mods.
Stippling the grip makes the gun harder to slip off your hand when performing faster follow up shots or shooting high caliber conversion barrels.
Under cutting the trigger guard so the hand can grip higher, and it can slightly change the angle of the grip to help with recoil control.
Misaligned Sight Picture
Recoil anticipation is the biggest cause of missing shots, but another big one is misaligned sight picture when using an iron sight.
Align square rear notch sight and a heavy square front blade sight. The shooter should be front sight focused while aiming with dominant eye.
As experience builds overtime, a parallax free red dot sight on a Glock allows the shooter to be target focused, which eliminates the need to align iron sights and the target together.
Re-Zero Sights Correctly
If you're shooting with a red dot sight, be sure to re-zero the dot, test and verify point of impact.
If you want to go a step further, adding a barrel compensator to your Glock can minimize muzzle flip and lateral movement for faster dot acquisition after each shot if it gets lost in the window.
Practice, Practice and Practice
Practice is the key to get good. Dry firing with the Mantis X10 recommended above will give you more data driven feedback than without it.
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