Added: In and out Mental Training for Pistol Shooting

Raising the stakes and adding more emotion and demand to training with more contracts.

Cardiac Coherence Exercise for Shooters

The objective of doing cardiac coherence exercises is to reduce heart rate variability in order to relax, reduce anxiety, concentrate better, and to give more clarity to your brain. Sounds like something that can be useful during a match?

Weekly Starter: 4 Workouts for Pistol Shooters

A five day a week core physical training programme for shooters to improve balance and proprioception.

Increased Emotion and Demand Training Programmes

Raising the stakes and adding more emotion and demand to training with more contracts.

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 …

Home Physical Training Exercises and Tools For Pistol Shooters

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 …

Ramp-Up Pistol Training

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Inner Core Pilates Training for Pistol Shooter Improved Balance

Aurore Goberville gave me this programme as the first thing to work on to improve my pistol balance at the range (on top of the cardio exercises and holds I’m doing as part of my physical training).

Pistol Hold Exercises to Improve Balance and Strength

A couple of trainers I’ve had recommended doing long pistol holds to improve my balance and strength (mainly shoulder, arm and inner core). On top of this I’ve found that the holds are helpful to build more awareness of your body and sensations. Through experimentation I’ve gotten to a combination of feet positioning that: Makes …