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Great Player Turns Great Coach is Rare

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on November 19, 2019

From an article in Sports Retriever by M. Savir Coaching It is easy to assume that because a person was a great athlete that they will make a great coach. And while you can probably name a few coaches who were once great players, the reality is that it is rare. Yes, there are successful coaches who were once great players like Larry Bird, Isiah Thomas, Jason Kidd, Steve Kerr, Diego Maradona, and Johan Cruy... Read more…

Nationals 2019

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on November 15, 2019

Well it’s been awhile since I told you what we've been up to, so here goes. It’s been a busy fall and we have been really busy!  We went to NSCA Nationals and as usual, we had a blast.  This is the only tournament that we shoot all year.  It’s really fun for us to go and see everyone.  We didn’t have much time to prepare and practice, so we did the Saturday and Sunday rotation to practice and get our timing b... Read more…

Biggest Mistake We See

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on November 12, 2019

At the end of the day a lack of a detailed pre-load of the movie of how the shooter is committing to make the shot come together is the biggest mistake we see athletes make and is the leading cause for performance ceilings being lower than athletes ability and never consistently reaching the zone. When the athletes understand that they are building their own zone through their own repetition then they practice mor... Read more…

It's Not What You See That Makes You Good!

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on November 5, 2019

The biggest mistake we see other athletes/coaches make is they think it is what they see that makes them good! As chunking occurs the brain learns what to IGNORE which allows for them to see more clearly. So, a shooters ability to see and perform at higher and higher levels has more to do with what they through repetition have trained their brain to NOT SEE than what they are trying to see. Each performer must bui... Read more…

Brain Creates the Zone

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on October 29, 2019

How the brain creates the zone and what is actually happening when you are in the zone which in turn allows for more people to actually trust it and experience it!   It is about repetition and anticipating and using this and other research has enabled us to be so much more effective in coaching shooters golfers fishermen and business people to train their brains to anticipate farther and farther in front of whe... Read more…