Rafael Sánchez López: “When you enter a nervousness loop the best you can do is stop and rest”

I’ve had the luck of meeting Rafael Sánchez López and competing with him thanks to the online shooting leagues that have flourished during the coronavirus crisis. His targets are the stuff of dreams… Multiple times Spanish champion in 10 m air pistol, he can be found in international competitions like the World Championship and Cups, and he’s also preparing his next Olympic games.

Rafael Sánchez López: “Cuando entras en un bucle nervioso lo mejor es parar y descansar”

He tenido la suerte de conocer a Rafael Sánchez López y de competir con él gracias a las ligas online que han aparecido durante la crisis del coronavirus. Ver sus dianas te hace soñar… Múltiple campeón de España de pistola de aire a 10m, se le puede encontrar en competiciones internacionales como campeonatos y copas …

Interview with Paul Hughes, Sport Shooting Psychologist

Paul Hughes is a brilliant mental coach that I got to meet thanks to his posts on Instagram. Luckily, I got to be part of the first cohort of his course and it was totally worth it 🙂 My mental game has improved a lot and the tools he provided (review of the course coming …

Florian Fouquet: Focus On Yourself and Your Sensations

Florian is a great French pistol shooter with the curiosity of an engineer., who’s already won the sport pistol World Cup as a junior. In this interview he shares a lot of technical and mental aspects of his shooting. Learn from him and follow his Instagram for more. https://youtu.be/ZrbKzQ2BAGk If you understand French you may …

Sandrine Goberville: “Put the Pellet in the Center, No Matter How”

Sandrine is a French pistol champion who on top of her training and her job is also the President of the ASTIR Creil, a beautiful range in France where I also train. She is part of the renowned Goberville, a very close family with a passion for shooting (I’ve already interviewd her father and coach …

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 …

Alan Goldberg (Dr G): “What We Focus on Is the Central Skill in Developing Mental Toughness”

Alan Goldberg (aka Dr G) is a sports psychology coach that shares a lot of helpful tips and resources through his YouTube and social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter). He has a lot of experience in multiple sports, including target athletes like us pistol shooters, and a didactic passion that transcends his videos and texts. …

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 …