When coach Philippe Stiel sent me this training plan he included this helpful explanation on the importance and how to manage shot series and concentration to help maintain attention where is should be all along a 60 shot match.
After the cardiac coherence (CC in my shooting journals) exercise that I learned from Aurore Goberville, here’s another mental technique for target pistol shooters: the safe place meditation (noted as SP in my journals).
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. …
A programme to figure out if there is an issue with the vertical spread of the pistol shot group.
Raising the stakes and adding more emotion and demand to training with more contracts.
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?