Standard 10m Air Pistol Instructions

After sharing his rapid fire pistol instructions, coach Santiago G贸mez 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).

Two Natural Points of Aim?

With all the work I’ve been doing these past weeks on my stance and shooting shoes I’ve come to the realization that I have two natural points of aim…

Balance, Stop and Endurance Training Plan (With Left Shots Correction)

After last week’s notes on how to fix a slump and shots going to the right (contrary to my usual left shots at the time), this time Santiago sent a training plan and some notes to work on body balance, arm stop in the aiming zone, and endurance, plus how to fix some mistakes that could have caused the left shots. First we dive into his wisdom and notes:

Fixing a Slump and Pistol Shots Going Right

Santiago got back to me with this training plan after seeing my desperation for my degrading performance. His solution in these cases is to …

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 馃檪

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:

Journaling, building habits, and setting training and practice objectives

It’s been a while since the last update on how I’m progressing. This is what has changed and improved since then.

2nd Two Week Pistol Training Plan To Improve Shoulder, Balance, Hold, and Trigger Execution

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.

Notes From Three Days in Person Pistol Training With Santiago G贸mez Salgado

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.