After sharing his rapid fire pistol instructions, coach Santiago Gómez Salgado dives sent me these training notes to help me in my progress to the standard 10m air pistol Belgian national finals, as I was facing the regional classification match (spoiler: I got into the nationals).
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10m Air Pistol General Training Plan
I’ve already shared the first 10m air pistol plan I received from Santiago López Salgado, the first pistol coach I managed to get a hold of. I’m going to share all of the training plans that I got from him here, and I think that these notes he sent me can help you understand…
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…
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.
Post competitions update (MOP + 100 shots)
After a tough competition and group training in France, things are getting better and my mind is building toughness.
Living with the Slump
The slump is tough. Since I got back from vacation my shooting stats have not improved. Some things have regressed, others are not getting better.
My First Precision Air Pistol Training Program
After a shooting test to see my trends, my air pistol coach (Santiago Gómez Salgado) sent this as a first generic training to get going before we met (I live 1800 km away). There are two training programs, one for home and one for the range. I’ve blocked three days a week to go to …
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My Shooting Stats Tracking Spreadsheet
Luckily for me my shooting range has air pistol electronic targets connected to a printer. Following the advice of Jean-Luc, from my very first day I’ve kept a copy of my results everytime I’ve shot a 60 shot competition in training. After a while, as my addiction to pistol shooting grew, I decided to keep track …