My First Pistol Cheat Sheets

I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately about how to train my technique and mind for pistol shooting. My notes are a bit too extensive and it is difficult to refer to them in training to make sure that I act upon a few points beyond the goals of my training session. This is my [...]

Sport Pistol Is Now Olympic Pistol

A few days after creating this blog, I started having doubts about its name. I had originally called it Sport Pistol to highlight the sport part of the sport of pistol shooting, hoping that it would encompass all the disciplines I’m interested in. I then noticed that this was also the name of a single [...]

Living with the Slump

The slump is tough. Since I got back from vacation my shooting stats have not improved. Some things have regressed, others are not getting better. I’m training better than before, with a more structured approach with the help of a coach. My shoulder and arm strength have improved. Errors that used to be low, are now [...]

My First Precision Air Pistol Training Program

After a shooting test to see my trends, my coach (Santiago Gómez Salgado) sent this as a first generic training to get going before we met (I live 1800 km away). There are two training programs, one for home and one for the range. I've blocked three days a week to go to the range. [...]

My Shooting Stats Tracking Spreadsheet

Luckily for me my shooting range has air pistol electronic targets connected to a printer. Following the advice of Jean-Luc, from my very first day I’ve kept a copy of my results everytime I’ve shot a 60 shot competition in training. After a while, as my addiction to pistol shooting grew, I decided to keep track [...]

Welcome to the Olympic Pistol Blog

If you are here you are probably a bit like me: a bullseye enthusiast that is trying to improve his/her marksmanship skills. I’m a new addict to precision shooting, and I can’t get enough. From the first days of just shooting competition after competition and expecting to get better, I’ve come to the point where I [...]

Setting Up the Olympic Pistol Blog for Training and Learning

Today is the day! After a while of thinking about it, I’ve decided to launch the Olympic Pistol website to help others like me who love bullseye shooting and want to improve through training. I’m no master. I started shooting on April 30 2017. I’ve shot enough to develop and addiction for precision pistol shooting, and [...]

About Olympic Pistol

What is Olympic Pistol About? Olympic Pistol is about pistol training and learning: technical, mental and physical preparation for the ISSF pistol disciplines. Why Did I Create Olympic Pistol? I’m new to pistol shooting and I love the sport, but I’m having trouble finding help and sources to train. The sport pistol sport has a great community always [...]