The prone position is often the first learned shooting position. The prone position is the most easy to master and is often is easy to sight in rifles using this position due to its stability. The added stability that this position gives the shooter makes this position, in most cases, the easiest to learn and typically is the highest scoring string of the match.
The last position in the match would be the kneeling phase. Shooters generally use a kneeling roll and place it under the rear foot while aiming downrange. They sit on their rear foot and the other foot is pointed downrange. Shooters are allowed to use a sling just like the prone position.
Aiming a very important element for the top scores achievement.
Correct breathing and taking a breathing break is another element that influences the score and the continuity of good shots during the match.