Pre Competition French Nationals Training Plan For 10m Precision & Standard Air Pistol

To prepare next week’s French National Championship air pistol competition, Daniel brought in the MOP team for a full day to finish up our training. We trained for both precision and standard air pistol, and did a very interesting session to help us deal with the pressure and have sensible goals.

My First Training With Philippe Stiel

These are the notes from my first ever training session with Philippe Stiel, former coach of the Belgian pistol national team. He’s the only ISSF pistol coach I found in Belgium and the commute to the training range was manageable with a new born and a small kid at home. Working with Philippe was great and it also gave me the opportunity to meet the friendly people at the CCAT range.

Precision & Standard Air Pistol Training Plan

This is the last of my training plans with Santiago Gómez Salgado so far. He sent it after my qualification for the regional championships and keeps in mind that my focus is in precision 10m air pistol but that I was also participating in rapid fire events. It is a two week work plan for home and the range.

Standard 10m Air Pistol Instructions

After sharing his rapid fire pistol instructions, coach Santiago Gómez Salgado dives sent me these training notes to help me in my progress to the standard 10m air pistol Belgian national finals, as I was facing the regional classification match (spoiler: I got into the nationals).

Rapid Fire Pistol Technique Initiation Guide

ts different events for 25 and 10m (if you are curious about the air pistol events, check out the rules). I got to the Belgian national finals with his advice and a little bit of practice 🙂

ISSF Rules for 10m Five-shot Air Pistol

This is a transcript of the ISSF’s rules for 10m five shot air pistol that can be found in their website as a downloadable PDF under Sports for all. I’ve taken the liberty of publishing them here so that they are easier to find and to use from our mobile phones.

Santiago’s Recommendations to a New Air Pistol Shooter

After getting Santiago’s last training plan and working on it for a couple weeks we had a call to discuss some basic recommendations to improve my technique as a new shooter (this was back in 2017). This is what he proposed:

Two Week Pistol Training Plan To Improve Shoulder, Balance, Hold, and Trigger Execution

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:

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