News

02 November 2015

The annual ESC Technical Committee Meeting took place in Finland

The ESC Technical Committee Meeting was organized this autumn in Kisakallio Sport Institute, Lohja Finland. This Institute is the newest partner of the Finnish Shooting Sport Federation and at same time with TC meeting there were organized the FSSF Coaching Course and the physical tests for the Finnish shooting national teams.

The TC started with a common meeting and after that the work continued within the discipline groups. The possible changes in the ISSF Rules as well as the regulations for the ESC supervised competitions in 2016 were among the main topics of discussions. The introduction of new Internet competitions for all Pistol and Rifle shooters across Europe was also in the agenda of the meeting prepared by Ghislaine Briez, Chairwoman of the ESC Technical Committee.

A lot of attention was paid to the spectacularity and quality of TV coverage of the shooting competitions. The necessity to combine technical aspects with the promotional matters has been pointed out during the meeting with Mr. Risto Aarrekivi, Chairman of the Press and Promotion Committee, who expresses an opinion that by creating a good product the ESC can support the sponsors’ goals too.