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 getting knee deep. Precision air pistol is still my first and main love, but I have found that practicing and training different shooting disciplines end up helping each other out.
Thanks to rapid fire shooting I’ve improved my grip and trigger decisiveness. I’ve even managed to qualify for the national standard air pistol championship!
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My first lessons on rapid fire came from the air pistol director of my club, and from my friend and member of the national team Denis. From Denis session is where most of my knowledge comes from, expanded with a note from my former trainer, books, online reads, and my own experience.
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