Day 2 Regional CISM Shooting championship Thun 2017

It is widely known that the Regional CISM shooting championshipsin Switzerland work as a Swiss watch. The high quality Swiss CISM staff, excellent expertise in all disciplines, good support and professionals at all stations; for that reason many international teams want to participate and many had to be disappointed. In 2018 however, every national CISM team is invited to participate and enjoy the excellent Swiss shooting climate at the 50th CISM Military World Championships in shooting.

In the 2017 Regional the following figures say enough:
Total                 21 Nations             172 Participants (116 Shooters 54 Officials)
Men Pistol        15 Nations             45 Participants
Men Rifle          17 Nations             48 Participants
Women Rifle     8 Nations               25 Participants

Results after 2 days:
25 Metre Center Fire Pistol Men Individual match
25 Metre Center Fire Pistol Men Team match
25 Metre Center Fire Pistol Men Individual results Team match

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Day 1 Regional CISM Shooting championship Thun 2017

In Thun (SUI) the CISM regional shooting championship has started in a good atmosphere and with lots of effort of the professional Swiss CISM Team. Most of the participating teams have arrived on Sunday and Monday and due to repairs in the Thun barracks they are lodged near the Guentelsey ranges in the facilities of the Civil Protection Force. The “Friendship through sport” program can be seen here

Live results can be followed here.
News Item from Swiss Shooting Union
News page of Swiss CISM Staff.

Here you find the results of the first match day:
1_Rifle_300m_Standard_3_Positions_Team
5_Rifle_50m_Prone_Woman_Team

(Pictures kindly presented by organiser athletes and the Swiss Shooting Union)

Can you focus?

How do you bring out the best in yourself? According to Christina Bengtsson – Swedish CISM athlete, world champion in precision shooting and Air Force officer – the answer lies in the word “focus”. It is a phenomenon she has spent her whole career exploring and she warns us that part of the next generation may not possess this ability. Currently, our intense society keeps vying for our attention via media and technology and this is distracting us from breaking personal records. In her TEDx-talk, Christina teaches us how to stay present and shares her captivating story of literally going from zero to hero by using the power of focus.

Christina Bengtsson is a world class athlete, author, lecturer, entrepreneur, and military officer in the Swedish Armed Forces. Her book ”The art of focus – 10,9” gives us tangible advice on how to control our thoughts and stay focused in both our professional and personal life. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
Watch the video here 

The book named “The Art of Focus: 10,9” has recently been translated into the English language so not only the Scandinavian natives can read all about this interesting matter.

Christina is willing to come to you and tell her story on focussing in shooting. This could be an excellent opportunity foy you on that level to firstly learn about the art of focus, and secondly too see what a success a carreer within the CISM arena can bring out!

Visit Christina’s website: christinabengtsson.com  or order the book here

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Regional CISM Shooting championship Switzerland 2017

Preparations are being done to get everything ready for the Regional CISM Pistol & Rifle championship in the Guentelsey ranges near Thun (SUI). Not less then 20 nations will participate in this populair event. The popularity grows as the professional Swiss CISM team has proven to be able to host a perfect championship for many continuing years and the scores were often this high that many times ISSF and CISM records were equalised or even broken.

Keep an eye on this website as we will inform you as always about the championship.

 

Training Manual for Officials, Shooting Regulations CISM Cadet Games 2018

The NEW Rules and the Training Manuals for the Officials for Shooting at the Cadet Games 2018 are ready.

Now all rules & regulations are ready for training officials, organisers and athletes.

I will inform the CISM HQ in Brussel to put this information on the CISM Website as well as you can find it here on the CSC Shooting website.
It was a huge job to get these papers complete and according to specifications and I hope they will form the base for a successful Shooting Competition at the Cadet Games 2018.

Here you will find 5 different official files:
Shooting Regulations Cadet Games
Training Manual for Officials for the CISM Cadet Pistol Match 25m
Training Manual for Officials for the 300m CISM Cadet RIFLE Match
Training Manual for Officials for the 300m CISM Cadet
Training Manual for Officials for the CISM Cadet Rapid Fire Pistol Match 25m

colonel Bruno Wolfensberger,
president CSC Shooting

 

CISM Regional Switzerland 2017

LCol Wanner (SUI)

From October 2nd – 6th 2017, the Swiss CISM team will organise a CISM Regional championship. LCol Christian WANNER, the new chief of Swiss CISM Shooting  welcomes the teams at the Guntelsey shooting ranges.

The invitation has been sent to the invited nations and as the organiser is focusing on a “regional” tournament (more Europe and only a few selected other nations) a few nations had to be disappointed for not being able to participate. As there were not enough accommodations and infrastructures due to the cause of renovations in the barracks and of course as the date of the final entry has already passed and the maximum of participants and nations have been reached. All nations however  are kindly invited to join the next CISM Shooting World Championships 2018, held in Switzerland (29.05.18-06.06.2018)

The invitation and program can be found here: Invitation Shooting Switzerland 2017

Internationales Pistolenturnier in Salzburg-Liefering

Salzburg-Liefering, 01. September 2017  – Von 29. bis 31. August fand ein Internationales Pistolenturnier des Internationalen Militärsportverbandes CISM in Salzburg-Liefering statt.

Internationaler Militärsportverband CISM

Der Internationale Militärsportverband CISM (Conseil International du Sport Militaire) ist neben dem Internationalen Olympischen Komitee einer der größten Sportverbände der Welt. Nahezu deckungsgleich mit der Grundidee der Olympischen Bewegung bezweckt auch CISM, über den sportlichen Wettkampf Angehörige von Streitkräften aus aller Welt zusammenzuführen, um einander kennen- und verstehen zu lernen. Der offizielle Beitritt Österreichs zum CISM erfolgte am 7. Juli 1958 als 23. Mitgliedsland, mittlerweile zählt Österreich zu einem der aktivsten Mitgliedsstaaten.

Das Turnier

Teilnehmer aus vier europäischen Ländern (Tschechien, Schweden, Ukraine und dem Gastgeberland Österreich) nahmen an diesem Turnier teil. Im Einzel- und Team-Wettbewerb stellen die Teilnehmer ihr Können unter Beweis.

Ergebnisse

Den Einzelwettbewerb in Präzision- und Schnellfeuer gewann Tomas Tehan aus Tschechien mit dem Gesamtergebnis von 584 Punkten vor dem Punktegleichen Oleksanr Petriv aus der Ukraine und Mikael Nilsson aus Schweden mit insgesamt 577 Punkten. Die Österreicher Karl Pavlis und Andreas Auprich belegten die Plätze 4 und 5.

Den Teamwettbewerb in Präzision- und Schnellfeuer gewann das Team aus der Ukraine mit einer Gesamtpunkteanzahl von 1.722 Punkten vor dem schwedischen Team mit 1.714 Punkten, während das tschechische Team den dritten Platz mit insgesamt 1.699 Punkten errang. Knapp dahinter landete das österreichische Team mit 1.697 Punkten auf dem undankbaren vierten Platz.

In der Disziplin Militärisches Schnellfeuer belegte Andreas Auprich (Österreich) punktegleich mit Tomas Tehan (Tschechien) den zweiten Platz mit 584 Punkten vor dem Drittplatzierten Oleksandr Petriv (Ukraine) mit 582 Punkten.

Österreich gewinnt den Teamwettbewerb

Den Teamwettbewerb im Militärischen Schnellfeuer gewann das österreichische Team mit 1.730 Punkten vor dem Team aus der Ukraine mit 1.722 Punkten und den tschechischen Kameraden mit 1.712 Punkten.

Gesamtsieger aller Bewerbe wurde Tomas Tehan mit einer Gesamtpunktezahl von 2.332 vor Oleksanr Petriv (Ukraine) mit 2.327 Punkten und dem Österreicher Andreas Auprich mit 2.310 Punkten.

Ein Bericht der Redaktion Militärkommando Salzburg / Bilder: Helmut Steger click here

(source: Redaktion Militärkommando Salzburg click here )

Closing dinner Regional CISM Shooting championship Austria 2017

On August 31st the awards were handed out by Brigadier General Heinz Hufler and a closing dinner was presented. The president of the CISM Sport Committee Shooting Colonel Bruno Wolfensberger thanked the General for giving the opportunity to organise this event in Salzburg. A special thank you and appreciation also to Warrant Officer Andreas Sodl who not only organised this championship but also showed some special “Friendship through sport“. He managed to supply the Ukraine pistol team with guns and ammunition – free of charge – as they were not permitted to take their own shooting equipment out of their country. Here we can see that by standing together  the people in military sports can overcome political barriers. The participants stayed at the Schwarzenbergkaserne in Salzburg which are near to the Liefering shooting ranges and were well presented.

Complete results list: Results

Pictures by Organising Committee.(click 2x to enlarge full picture)

3rd day results Regional CISM Shooting championship Austria 2017

At the third day in Salzburg the teams will have a hard day work in order to compete in both the team and Individual matches of the Military Rapid Fire discipline. The Regional tournament is facing it’s end at the Liefering shooting ranges. The championship will close after the awards have been given and the closing dinner is ended today.

The team from the Ukraine could not travel with their firearms as the national regulations in Ukraine have changed. Andreas Sodl (AUT) immediately organized additional pistols and ammunition, so that the Ukrainians could participate. Friendship through sport at it’s best as even the ammunition has been given to the Ukrainians, free of charge by warrant-officer Sodl. President CSC Shooting, col Wolfensberger is at the championship to see with his own eyes the effort the Austrian delegation to CISM and the Austrian Military Pistol team have made to organise this championship. (pictures – click to enlarge – by Matti Kirilov – SWE / Sylvia Steiner – AUT / the CSC Shooting webmaster)
Don’t forget to look at the female participant…. is she on her way to Tokyo?

Military Rapid Fire / Team Competition (click)

 

2nd day results Regional CISM Shooting championship Austria 2017

Our special reporter at the Liefering shooting range, sent us these results. This Regional CISM Shooting championship in Salzburg, Austria 2017 is another excellent example of “Friendship through sport”. Today the individual competition in the Center Fire match finished with good results (Notice the score at the bottom of the score form!). other pictures from Lasse Carlsson and Matti Kirilov.

Center Fire / Individual Competition (click)