December 06, 2023
Shooting, be it for sport or hunting, is more than just a hobby for many; it's a passion. Like any passion, it's accompanied by various gadgets and gear that can enhance the experience. If you have a friend, family member, or colleague who is a shooting enthusiast, finding them the perfect gift can seem daunting. After all, what do you get someone who seems to have every shooting accessory under the sun? To simplify your quest, we've compiled a list of unique and thoughtful gift ideas that any sports shooter or hunter would appreciate.
November 28, 2023
In sports shooting, precision and focus are paramount. Athletes must control their mental and physical faculties to hit their targets consistently. Achieving the elusive state known as "The Zone" is the ultimate goal, where concentration is unwavering, and performance reaches its peak. In this blog post, we'll explore practical strategies for sports shooting athletes to improve their focus and maintain it over long periods, helping them consistently hit the bullseye.
October 24, 2023
In sports shooting, being a responsible gun owner is not just a choice; it's a duty that every enthusiast should uphold. Whether you're a seasoned marksman, sports shooting athlete or just starting on your journey as a sports shooter, there are fundamental principles and guidelines you must follow to ensure safety, respect, and legality in your pursuit. This blog post will explore some essential aspects of being a responsible gun owner in sports shooting.
September 21, 2023
In the world of sports shooting, where precision and focus can be the difference between victory and defeat, mental strength plays a pivotal role in an athlete's performance. While honing technical skills is crucial, developing the right attitude, engaging in mental training, and understanding psycho-physical regulations are equally vital for success. In this blog post, we will explore the key elements of sports psychology and how they can empower sports shooting athletes to reach their peak potential.
August 25, 2023
Target shooting is an enjoyable and challenging sport that requires precision, focus, and discipline. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced shooter, it's important to be aware of the most common mistakes that can hinder your accuracy and prevent you from improving your shooting skills. In this blog post, we will explore the most common target shooting mistakes made with both pistols and rifles, and provide tips on how to avoid them.
July 24, 2023
In the world of sports shooting, precision and focus are paramount to achieving exceptional performance. While technical skills, equipment, and practice play a significant role, athletes often overlook the importance of breath control, pulse management, and muscle control in optimising their shooting abilities. In this blog post, we will explore how incorporating specific breathing techniques, monitoring your pulse, and refining muscle control can lead to improved sports shooting performance.
June 28, 2023
Whether you're an avid sports shooter or a passionate hunter, owning a sports gun comes with the responsibility of proper maintenance. Regular cleaning and maintenance not only ensure optimal performance and reliability but also contribute to the longevity of your firearm. In this blog post, we'll provide you with a comprehensive guide on how to clean and maintain your sports gun.
May 30, 2023
Electronic scoring targets in sports shooting are advanced technology solutions that provide accurate and efficient scoring in shooting competitions. These systems have largely replaced traditional paper targets and manual scoring processes in many shooting disciplines. For the shooter, an electronic scoring system can provide accurate and instant feedback on scores digitally. This allows for many calculations to be performed on the shots instantly, giving the shooter a lot of valuable information.
September 21, 2022
If you regularly compete in sports shooting competitions, you will have to travel with your firearms a lot. In some cases, you may even have to travel abroad and take international flights. Firearms and even competition airguns can be dangerous if mishandled, and there are also some laws and legal matters you have to know when traveling with your sports shooting equipment.
June 16, 2022
For competition shooters, especially new ones, an upcoming tournament can be a cause for increased anxiety. For elite shooters, better performance in tournaments can mean bigger endorsement deals and sponsorships.
For the rest of us, here are some drills and techniques that you can use to calm yourself and focus before a competition to perform your best.
March 28, 2022
Purnavu Muiza is one of the biggest and most well know hunting shops in Latvia. They also have their own private shooting range located just underneath the shop that is now equipped with INTARSO SQ80 electronic scoring target. Situated in the suburbs of Latvia’s capital city Riga, the facility is well known by hunters and shooting enthusiasts in all three Baltic states.
January 11, 2022
Warming up and cooling down are vital parts of any recreational shooting. Expert sport shooters will have a vigorously planned warm-up and cool-down plan. An advanced sharpshooter will understand the benefits of keeping these valuable techniques within their routine.
October 11, 2021
Shooting is a sport that requires discipline, strength, flexibility, and concentration and, like any other elite athlete, competitive shooters must fuel their bodies with proper nutrition to maximize the quality of their performance.
July 21, 2021
According to the ISSF rating, Agate ranks 9th in the Women’s Air Pistol discipline. Agate shoots 10-meter air pistol and 25-meter pistol. Trained by her coach, Vilnis Celmiņš, she is now on her way to Tokyo to represent Latvia at the 2021 Olympic Games.