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Random Practice on Single Targets

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on February 2, 2021

Random practice, as opposed to blocked practice, requires the brain to retrieve skill circuits from your long-term memory. While you don’t get the feel-good of shooting the same target over and over 20 times, you’re training your brain to retrieve on the spot, which it will have to do on game day. Random practice can be singles or pairs, but in our experience, not enough shooters shoot single targets in diffe... Read more…

Shooters Who Want to Learn Too Fast

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on January 26, 2021

The more we watch the shooters we work with evolve, the better we get at communicating the little things that speed up that improvement. While each shooter is different, they all must make similar commitments to getting better. We have shooters who come to us who want to excel at a really fast pace. They want to skip to the advanced moves and information in the beginning. We typically tell them we’re already ... Read more…

Score Plateau: 83

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on January 12, 2021

You are here because you have a perfect gun mount that happens consistently without thought. You have stopped looking at the gun in the setup and down the gun during the shot. You have stopped cutting your eyes looking for the target.  It is here that the journey of learning how to score begins. You now practice pairs more than ever before, and you must be critical during practice. If you smoke the targets but... Read more…

Score Plateau: 75

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on January 5, 2021

You are here because 75 percent of the targets in the round can be shot with three inches of lead or less, and the size of your pattern makes up for many mounting and pointing errors. But if you have learned to move and mount the gun, you won’t spend much time here. Now you have to learn sight pictures (there are only two) and train to minimize the amount of movement during the shot and begin shooting targets... Read more…

Score Plateau: 65

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on December 29, 2020

You are here because you have fallen in love with the game and you can’t get enough of it. Up to now, you have just been playing around with different things. While you can hit some of the targets some of the time, something is missing in your game: consistency. And no matter how much you shoot and practice, you just can’t find the consistency button. You are learning to move and mount the gun, or you shoul... Read more…