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.

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:

Notes From Three Days in Person Pistol Training With Santiago Gómez 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.

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.

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…