In an ideal world, my ideal in-the-field shooting position is fully prone, off a bipod, with the rear of my stock supported. Sometimes it works out like that, but often it doesn’t. As a principle, the more points of contact you and your rifle can make with something solid, the less movement is translated to your crosshairs. This is why, in a prone position, it’s ideal to have both the front and back of the rifle supported. But the real world and ideal world often are two totally different things, so here’s a few things you can keep in mind to improve your accuracy when using improvised rests.