There are several techniques and approaches to dealing good hits on targets of varying degrees of difficulty. Here is an approach I’ve adapted from others and added a quick trick to help gauge difficulty.
Focusing on the process can help shooters shoot better by allowing them to maintain attention to the task at hand rather than allowing distractions to interfere, increase tension, and ultimately make mistakes.
Shooting quickly, carefully, and precisely is heavily dependent on a strong grip, a good sight picture and excellent trigger control. Assuming a good grip and sight picture, the secret sauce is found in trigger control.