Pistol Shooting Sequence / Routine (Process) Examples

This post contains a collection of pistol shot processes (aka shooting sequence, routine, ritual, etc.) in the hope they can be helpful to other pistol shooters. It started with my own routines, but then added the shooting sequences of other pistol shooters. If you want to be featured here, start by sharing your shooting sequence …

Kevin Venta: “pull the trigger slowly in the last moment, when your aim is still”

Kevin Venta is one of the shooters that I’ve found thanks to social media (there are a lot of shooters on Instagram!). Originally Slovenian, he is now member of the German national team and has managed to fulfill two of his shooting dreams. He’s had an impressive progress since he started pistol shooting (six months …

SCATT Database: Upload, Visualize, Analyze, Compare and Share SCATT files

Some time ago I stumbled into the launch of a website to upload, visualize, analyze, compare and share SCATT files… and I loved it. The site displays the information in a helpful and easy to grasp way, and the wheel of the mouse zooms easily on the different parts of the interactive online file viewer. …

Artem Chernousov: “Always Think a Lot”

Artem is the current nº 1 in the ISSF 10m Air Pistol world ranking. He’s impacted me a lot since I first saw him shoot a final. His calmness and focus are impressive. I have to admit that I spend time just looking at his aiming eye, how still it is, and the focus it …

Antoaneta Kostadinova (Boneva): Banish Negative Thoughts and Focus on the Sequence

Antoaneta Kostadinova (Boneva) is a top international Bulgarian shooter with 15 World Cup medals in 10 and 25m pistol under her belt and with an unconventional style: right handed, left dominant eye, closes the right eye every shot. She’s already been in two Olympic Games and is working on her dream of becoming an Olympic …

Top Target System Electronic Target Review

I discovered the Top Target System electronic targets thanks to one of my patrons, Emmanuel Poichotte, who has one at home and thought it would be interesting to talk about this little known French target manufacturer and add it to our list of electronic target reviews. This is a great target to consider if you …

Online Pistol Shooting Competitions

With the Coronavirus crisis there’s a renewed interest in pistol postal matches and new forms of online competitions are coming up. I’ve collected a few links with the help of readers that I hope are helpful for you to participate and share with other shooters. A lot are for air pistol (AP) only, which is …

My warm up routine and exercises for home training

l just published a couple posts that should be helpful for everybody.  The first one is my warm-up routine, which is nothing more than the French Shooting Federation Pistol warm-up with a few extra exercises.  The other one is a compilation of home trainings, warmups and resources that I’ve found online and that I think …

Psicología deportiva aplicada al tiro olímpico

Presentación de Héctor Montalvo Angulo (entrenador nacional nivel 1 de pistola olímpica). Hay mucho que aprender y que poner en práctica (¡vienen muchos ejercicios!). Merece la pena leer esta presentación, tomar notas y ponerse manos a la obra.