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    Pistol Shooting is Meditation

    Meditation is focused attention on one thought and or feeling. Shooting like meditation is also focussed attention by the shooter for shooting a ‘10’. When the sights come into the aiming area, the shooter must focus (to the exclusion of everything else) on achieving...

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    Pepping Yourself Up In Air Pistol Shooting

    With a 1.25 billion population and more than 300,000 shooters in India (rifle & pistol) India in the recent years has become a powerhouse in shooting, replacing China as the No.1 country in shooting sports. Each year, we see new talent emerging and replacing the...

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    Importance of Focus Lock In Air Pistol Shooting

    In my Basic 10 meter air pistol shooting videos, I had discussed ‘Focus' and how it is important to develop the ‘focus lock’. What is ‘Focus Lock’? When the sights come into the aiming area, you must develop a sharp, well aligned foresight with the focus remaining...

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    Self-Image

    What is ‘Self-Image’? “Self-image is how you see yourself in your mind.” And it is related to each and every activity that you do in life. A self-image related to any activity can be very positive, giving a person confidence in their thoughts and actions, or negative,...

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    Observing World Class Shooters – Manu Bhaker

    In the recently concluded National Championships in Bhopal, I had the opportunity of observing the World No. 1 Shooter in Air Pistol Ms Manu Bhaker, shooting during practise sessions and during the match. These are some of my observations; 1. Training Sessions: There...

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    There Is No Substitute For Hard Work.

    Once you know how to shoot a ‘10’, then you must be able to repeat it ‘easily’. For this, you need to shoot dry and live for a minimum of 300 shots per day. The present World No. 1 in Air pistol shooting, shoots anything between 300 to 500 shots (live & dry). When...

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    10 M Air Pistol Trigger Operation

    Trigger control separates the men from the boys, the international shooter from the also rans.   What is Trigger Control in the 10 M Air Pistol event? The shooter should be 100 % mentally focussed on trigger operation before, during and after the shot is fired...

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    10 M Air Pistol Match Centric Training

    Most 10 M air pistol shooters train with the next match in mind. Training with the next match in mind does provide the motivation and intensity during training but the downside is when you shoot badly in your training session, you will get tremendously frustrated....

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    10 Meter Air Pistol Coaching

    When a student asks a question (related to the technical, physical or mental aspects of 10 Meter Air Pistol Shooting) to a coach, the coach should provide a correct answer, based on the skill level of the student asking the question. For example, “Sir, when I am about...

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    EXERCISES IN STUPIDITY- I

    In This blog article, I am listing out some of the incredibly stupid things some coaches and senior shooters tell their students to follows. I will also provide you the reasons why I call these exercises as ‘stupid’.Holding with Bricks, Water Bottles for...

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    Mental Skills Part – III

    The Unconscious Mind.The Subconscious Mind is like the RAM (Random Access Memory) in a computer. Whereas the Unconscious Mind is the hard disk of the computer.The unconscious mind, like the subconscious mind also has millions of programs recorded in its...

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