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Air Pistol (ISSF)

Metro has a 13-bay air-conditioned air-pistol range. Air pistol is a great way to learn precision and control with your shooting. It is one of the nominated ISSF sporting categories for competition. If you've developed a flinch from shooting larger calibres, get yourself down to the air pistol range and re-train your stance, breathing and trigger control.

ISSF 10M Air Pistol (Men and Women)

10m Air pistol is an ISSF events shot by both men and women, at all levels of competition up to and including the Olympics and Paralympics.

  • Distance = 10 m
  • Calibre = .177", 4.5 mm air pistol - compressed air or gas
  • Minimum trigger pull = 500g
  • Number of shots/time:
    • 60 shots for Men & Junior Men in 105 minutes
    • 40 shots for Women & Junior Women in 75 minutes
  • Target = 10 ring of 11.5 mm diameter, each ring increases by 16 mm

10m Air Pistol is shot over 10 metres and consists of a 60 shot match for Men and Junior Men, 40 for Women and Junior Women. It is shot over a time period of 1hr 45mins for men and 1hr 15mins for women.

The 10m Air Pistol event can be quite mentally demanding event, requiring patience and accuracy over a long period of time (especially under match conditions).


Air Pistol Wikipedia entry

Air Pistol competitionYouTube example

ISSFgoverning body

Air Pistol target
- example (PDF 57kb download)

Metro's Air Pistol Range

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