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 […]

Shahzar Rizvi: “Believe in Yourself”

Shahzar Rizvi is one of the great Indian air pistol shooters of the decade. He’s been the #1 in the world ranking, won World Championships and Cups, and set world records. Beyond being another shooter I admire, he’s given us an intimate access to his shooting and overcoming adversityin this interview. Read, enjoy and learn! […]

Training Notes (With Aurore & Daniel Goberville): Trigger Apocalypse

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Rifle and Pistol Target Height & Size Calculator

Calculate target size and height online or download the target size and height calculator When I train at home I can never have the right distances to set my targets, so I end up shooting much shorter distances. This generates two problems: The angle of my arm is not right, and the size of the […]

Broken Steyr Pistol Blues

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCyccZp_vx0 Play the video to have the proper soundtrack to the post (just the guitar, I can’t understand what he says) 🙂  If you follow the Twitter and Facebook accounts of Olympic Pistol you know my troubles: my Steyr pistol is broken. The worst of it is that it is broken because of a check-up […]

BAD SERVICE WARNING! Reflex Shooting

DO NOT TRUST YOUR GUN TO REFLEX SHOOTING >> They broke my air gun while doing a yearly checkup. They charged me €65 for “greasing the o rings” but my gun is no longer working. They do not own their mistake, fix it or reimburse. In fact they won’t even send the tax bill for […]

Rapid Fire Pistol Basics / RFP 101

Download the printable PDF  The rapid fire pistol disciplines are lots of fun and very challenging: rapid fire with 5 targets, duel with 3 seconds to shoot and 7 between shots, standard with 5 shots in 10 seconds in the same target… I tried them out at first just to have a taste and now I’m […]