Vacation is over and I’m back to training with my pistol 🙂 I’m very happy with the amount of physical training I manage to do during the two weeks I was away with my family. As you can see in the tracking table below, I got to do a lot and I feel great physically. As the days went by I could tell I was in better shape and had to hold myself not to push it too far.
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:
Last Monday we finally had a group training with the Mental-Objectif-Perf (MOP) group of shooters under the direction of Daniel & Aurore Goberville. It happened right after an MOP competition the day before where other shooters and I had trouble with starting too slow and having issues with trigger decision and execution. So the training focused on the trigger.
A lot of core reinforcement for better balance and more demanding physical exercises to improve strength and stamina.
A five day a week core physical training programme for shooters to improve balance and proprioception.
There are a lot of good pistol exercises being shared on social media and websites around the world, so I thought it would be good to have the best in the same page to make it easy to get some inspiration and do some of them. I will be updating this page as I come …
A couple of trainers I’ve had recommended doing long pistol holds to improve my balance and strength (mainly shoulder, arm and inner core). On top of this I’ve found that the holds are helpful to build more awareness of your body and sensations. Through experimentation I’ve gotten to a combination of feet positioning that: Makes …