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