Highlights of The Inner Game of Tennis: The Ultimate Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance

This book is not exactly about shooting but it is great for our mental preparation, with plenty of insight that is directly translatable to pistol shooting. My favorite quotes from the book are:  Experience precedes technical knowledge.Language is not the action, and at best can only hint at the subtlety and complexity contained. No teacher is […]

My Pistol Shooting Process

This post contains a collection of my shot processes (aka shooting sequence, ritual, etc.) as they change over time and those of other shooters in the hope they can be helpful to pistol shooters. Please contribute sharing your shooting sequence in the comments. 23/05/2020 For a few days now I’ve moved to a more abstract […]

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 […]

Pilates for Pistol Shooters Training With Christina MacDonald

A few people have taken advantage of the lockdown to get productive and create helpful resources for pistol shooters (thanks!). Christina MacDonald, of Target Pistol Coaching, is one of them. She’s created a series of physical training videos for shooters based on the Pilates method: Pilates for Pistol Shooters and Pilates for Rifle Shooters. She’s […]

Pistol Home Training Exercises and Tools (to Beat Coronavirus Isolation and Beyond)

There are a lot of good pistol exercises being shared on social media and websites around the world, so I thought it would be good to have the best in the same page to make it easy to get some inspiration and do some of them. I will be updating this page as I come […]

Feinwerkbau P8X Air Pistol Review

Accidental discharge warning: please read the note below To start my series of pistol reviews I thought that beginning with my current pistols would be the best, and the first one has to be (spoiler alert!) my latest love and the one I spend more time with: the Feinwerkbau P8X 10m air pistol. As this […]

Alejandra Zavala: “Let the trigger go and trust”

Alejandra Zavala is one of the first top international shooters I met. From the get go she’s been approachable, super interesting and fun. She’s a positive force. There’s a lot to learn from this mexican Olympic shooter 🙂 During the coronavirus lockdown she’s keeping her high level training at home with dry firing, a lot […]

Céline Goberville: “Sé creativo con el tiro”

Céline ha sido una de las principales tiradoras de habla francesa que admiro. De hecho, ¡admiro a toda su familia!, pero comenzó con ella. Me siento impresionado con su capacidad de lucha, cuando las cosas empiezan a ir mal, ella se fortalece y de alguna manera, logra treparse a lo más alto. Tendrías que ver […]