Experimenting Towards a New Pistol Training Plan

The last couple weeks have seen some experimenting with different exercises to prepare my next training plan, building on what I’ve learned from the previous one to improve my trigger release (execution and decisiveness). I’m also incorporating my new This is how I hit great tens sequence. These are…

Not What It Seems

You think this is a good string? It is not what it seems…

Timing and Quality of Trigger Release (Pistol Training Program)

This week I’m starting a new training program focused on the timing and quality of the trigger release. The dartboard exercises are tweaked but staying: my shoulder, hold and grip have improved with the increased physical demand…

Improved Hold, Trigger Comes Next

I shot my control match this morning and it went well. The bad start did not change my attitude and the results show that I have improved my hold and follow through. Coming next week is a lot of trigger work…

Steadier, More Focused, Better Sensations

It is still far from top form, but I can feel it coming 🙂 With the new training plan, this week I’ve seen and felt progress in the slowing down of my traces, how I feel and recall the shots, the tightness of aiming, and making the triggering of the shot a non event in itself. Today I shot a competition and it was much better than last week’s competition. This is what I’m doing and learning.

Shoulder Lock & Non Event Trigger Release (Pistol Training Program)

This week’s training focus is on shoulder lock and making the release of the shot a non event, to keep the focus and the tension at the same levels after the shot is release.

To work on this I have tweaked…

Dartboard pistol training

My focus this week is going to be on two things: shoulder lock and making the shot a non event. Today I experimented with training with a dartboard printout to…

100 Shot Match Debrief

Today I shot my first online match since my winter vacation. These are the positive things that I’ve learned and noticed.

Hold slowing down at last!

Good news! Since the last update my arm has finally started to slow down and yesterday if felt normal 🙂 Scores are not improving much yet, but I can see the spread getting tighter and have felt some really good shots, which helps with visualization.