Home & Range Air Pistol Training

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.

Vacation Pistol-Less Training Plan & Progress Report

It is time to take a short summer break with my family and to charge up for the coming school year. There will be competitions (finally!) as soon as I get back, so I want to keep in as good shape as possible while travelling without a pistol. This is what I plan to do:

Pistol Arm & Sighting Tendency Test

A sights & arm tendency test to figure out things to improve, and to better understand your own technique, body, and pistol.

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…

Pistol Shooting Sequence / Routine (Process) Examples

This post contains a collection of pistol shot processes (aka shooting sequence, routine, ritual, etc.) in the hope they can be helpful to other pistol shooters. It started with my own routines, but then added the shooting sequences of other pistol shooters. If you want to be featured here, start by sharing your shooting sequence …

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…

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…

Plus Half (Pistol Training Program)

A pistol training program building on the first one and increasing the load of training to 1h30′, with the inclusion of challenges to spice up competitiveness.