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Value of Practice & Training

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on September 3, 2019

The true value of practice and training is that they allow for you to train your brain to anticipate farther and farther into the future. Repetition begins the process and detailed correction allows for it to improve. The most skillful person in the room is the one who through experience can anticipate farther in front of what is happening than anyone else in the room.  Read more…

You Live in the Past!

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on August 27, 2019

You don’t know this because your brain lies to you and then covers up the lies, which is a good thing. If your brain didn’t fudge reality, you wouldn’t be able to hit a baseball, drive a car, or even carry on a conversation.  It takes about 80 milliseconds for the brain to generate consciousness, to take the information flowing in and construct a model of reality from moment to moment. Everything you think is h... Read more…

Learn From Your Own Failures

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on August 20, 2019

We temper our corrections with all of the things about the shooter in mind and this ability must be learned and honed from years of experience being wrong over and over again.   Good judgment comes from bad judgment.....if you can learn from your own failures.  Success comes from failure  “Success represents one percent of your work, which results only from the 99 percent that is called failure. Success ca... Read more…

Don't Let Your Opponent Out Work You!

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on August 6, 2019

You coach a beginner, encourage an intermediate and share ideas with an advanced shooter. The shooters you are talking about are only missing 2-6 targets per 100 and the smart ones are still seeing their coaches on a regular basis which is how they got to be Elite shooters in the first place. Tiger Woods said “My opponents may out score me but they will never out work me!” Enuph said! Read more…

Learning with ShotKam

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on July 30, 2019

I go back to Doss and what we discovered last CHRISTmas with his ShotKam. His picture was not stable it was collapsing on all shots which led to an inexplicable periodic slash at the end of his shot! Now there are probably no other coaches who have my experience looking over someone’s shoulder except Vicki and I could not see the subtitles of what he was doing and he was hitting the bird and winning tournaments!!!... Read more…