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What is a Career in Pistol Shooting?

I think Pistol Shooting is a great Career option. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Pistol Shooting, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Pistol Shooting. In my quest to learn more about a 
Career in Pistol Shooting, I found this amazing page:

Kartikeya Sharma's professional point of view!

Kartikeya Sharma has 7 years of professional experience in Pistol Shooting. Kartikeya Sharma has worked in Pistol Shooting as Professional Shooter in Indian Shooting Team. In Kartikeya Sharma's own words, this is how Kartikeya Sharma got into Pistol Shooting: "After doing my BA LLB from Law College, I joined a law firm ELDF as an Associate. I started shooting when I was a kid in school during summer camp and later became a professional shooter. I have participated in various National and International sporting events." Kartikeya Sharma has a profile in Resume 2.0 format on:

Career Video on Pistol Shooting

In a video, Kartikeya Sharma has talked about various aspects of a Career in Pistol Shooting. Kartikeya Sharma started by explaining Pistol Shooting as: "Shooting most often refers to the use of a firearm. A person who shoots is called a shooter. The term 'weapon' is used as a piece of equipment to help the user achieve the best in which they can in the sport." The video gave me so much food for thought.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Pistol Shooting and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Pistol Shooting. Kartikeya Sharma touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Physiology
  • Fire Arms & Ammunitions
  • Rules & Regulations - ISSF
  • Arms Act
90% success in real life depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these.
Kartikeya Sharma then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Pistol Shooting:
  • Physical Fitness
  • Mental Toughness
  • Discipline
  • Perfection in Handling Weapons
  • Spatial Awareness
  • Learning from Experiences
It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Kartikeya Sharma believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Pistol Shooting:
  • Travel
  • Pride
  • Monetary Rewards
  • Opportunities
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Kartikeya Sharma believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Pistol Shooting:
  • Long Gestation Period
  • Lack of Government Support
  • Lack of facilities
  • Unawareness about the sport

In the final section of the video Kartikeya Sharma talks about How a day goes in a Career in Pistol Shooting. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Pistol Shooting, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

This video on a Career in Pistol Shooting was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. You can engage in Career Planning using LifePage. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 Every Career Platform in the world talks about How to get into a Career and LifePage starts first with Why you should choose a particular Career. It is an incredible platform focussed on the right topic. Do have a look at:

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

Information about other Career Options

The more one learns about Careers the better one is equipped to take a good decision, explore these:

Interesting Career Articles

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Another very interesting website is created by the leading architecture, interior, landscape design consulting practice in Dehradun A K Associates:


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