From GSSF Shooter Lingo: Low Ready: Start position for every stage where muzzle is pointed in the direction of the targets, at or parallel to the ground with both arms tucked in so that the forearms touch the torso. From the Rules: 130.60 Start position. Follow Range Officer instructions at all times at each stage. After the Range Officer has directed you to handle and load your firearm (“Make Ready”, you will start in one of the two acceptable “ready” positions. Hold your firearm in your hands, with your forearms touching your torso. The GLOCK muzzle is pointed into the impact berm behind the targets, parallel to the ground or lower, at the ground between you and the targets. Alternatively, hold your firearm in the “Low Ready” position; both arms holding the firearm, arms roughly straight, firearm pointed at the ground NO MORE THAN about 6 feet in front of the shooter, at the sole judgment of the Range Officer. Finger(s) must be outside of the firearm’s trigger guard. From the Complete Range Officer Guide: “LOAD AND MAKE READY”. Competitor should draw or unbag the firearm. Competitor may take a “cold” sight picture, snapping the trigger on an unloaded chamber once or a couple of times while sighting on the targets with his or her firearm if the competitor wishes. The competitor should then LOAD and assume the ‘ready” position. Firearm pointed at the targets, any part of the forearm from the elbow to the wrist touching the torso. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Everything above is from the 2012 Glock Report, Volume One. There is nothing more to say or discuss.