It’s been a while since the last update on how I’m progressing. This is what has changed and improved since then.
After sending the targets of my training days to Santiago, he delivered this two week training plan to : strengthen deltoid muscles to improve holding, improve balance, improve hold, and improve shot execution.
Sandrine is a French pistol champion who on top of her training and her job is also the President of the ASTIR Creil, a beautiful range in France where I also train. She is part of the renowned Goberville, a very close family with a passion for shooting (I’ve already interviewd her father and coach …
The next training plan from Santiago Gómez Salgado was done after using the prior pistol training and spending three days training on site with him in Spain. These are the main areas he identified I had to work on:
important meeting for me, as it was my first ever in person training with a real pistol coach and not just with pals at the range. These are the notes I took during training.
Last Thursday, when I was dry firing at home, I decided to try something new. My balance and stand had been bugging me for a while and I decided to find a new stance, with a different arm angle, that would be more stable. The day after I proved the change right during an online competition 🙂
Training plan that coach Santiago Gómez Salgado sent after my tendencies test and his first training program. Remember that this was when I was starting, about five months after I held an air pistol for the first time. There are two sections of general work: one for home and one for the range.
Another week and another competition to test my current performance. There’s both good and bad. This is what I’ve learned.
At last. After many months of waiting I got to go to a range to participate in a competition. In this post I detail the highlights, results, and training insight leading up to the competition.