My First Training With Philippe Stiel

These are the notes from my first ever training session with Philippe Stiel, former coach of the Belgian pistol national team. He’s the only ISSF pistol coach I found in Belgium and the commute to the training range was manageable with a new born and a small kid at home. Working with Philippe was great and it also gave me the opportunity to meet the friendly people at the CCAT range.

Precision & Standard Air Pistol Training Plan

This is the last of my training plans with Santiago Gómez Salgado so far. He sent it after my qualification for the regional championships and keeps in mind that my focus is in precision 10m air pistol but that I was also participating in rapid fire events. It is a two week work plan for home and the range.

Standard 10m Air Pistol Instructions

After sharing his rapid fire pistol instructions, coach Santiago Gómez Salgado dives sent me these training notes to help me in my progress to the standard 10m air pistol Belgian national finals, as I was facing the regional classification match (spoiler: I got into the nationals).

Sauer Easy Top Pistol Shooting Shoes Review

Thanks to the initiative of David Maryakhin from Sport Shooting Depot, Sauer agreed to send me their Easy Top shoes for pistol shooters to review. I’ve wanted to test Sauer shoes for a long while (they are one of the legendary brands) and now I had the opportunity to do so thanks to both of …

Shooting Trainer SCATT MX-W2 User Guide Online Manual

This online version of the SCATT MX-W2 and Expert manual is published with permission from SCATT. I hope that this online version will make it easier to read and find solutions in mobile devices and searches. Download the latest version of their manuals here. Whenever you see text in italics it means that I’ve added …

10m Air Target Range Construction Book Review and Giveaway

I love practical books (I’ve written three manuals myself and a target shooting journal) and when I saw Graham sharing his book on social media I immediately contacted him to get a hold on a copy and write a review. Why? Because I could see the potential for helping out sport shooters around the world and make it easier to bring in more people to practice and love sport shooting through having a lot of inexpensive and easy to build and maintain air pistol and rifle ranges. Graham has delivered.

Rapid Fire Pistol Technique Initiation Guide

ts different events for 25 and 10m (if you are curious about the air pistol events, check out the rules). I got to the Belgian national finals with his advice and a little bit of practice 🙂

ISSF Rules for 10m Five-shot Air Pistol

This is a transcript of the ISSF’s rules for 10m five shot air pistol that can be found in their website as a downloadable PDF under Sports for all. I’ve taken the liberty of publishing them here so that they are easier to find and to use from our mobile phones.

Santiago’s Recommendations to a New Air Pistol Shooter

After getting Santiago’s last training plan and working on it for a couple weeks we had a call to discuss some basic recommendations to improve my technique as a new shooter (this was back in 2017). This is what he proposed: