Shooting explained (Part one)

Find out everything you need to know about the pistol competition during the shooting events at London 2012 - from the rules of the sport, to the venue it will feature in, to the equipment required.

To learn the techniques involved in pistol and rifle events, beginners are advised to try out the National Rifle Association of Great Britain's probationary courses for membership.

Visit the London 2012 schedule and results page on the BBC Sport website to find out details of when the Olympic shooting events are taking place, and where you can watch them.

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