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Develop Skill Through Deliberate Practice

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 5, 2020

In the past when you have been shooting well nothing matters and everything is quiet between your ears but how does this not thinking occur? When you are shooting well it’s as if the brain already knows what needs to be done to hit the targets and it just happens without thought but how does this no thought situation really occur? In his book “Peak” Anders Erickson explains how the brain sees skill as a pattern of... Read more…

How Do You NOT Think?

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on April 28, 2020

Our research has shown us that almost every thought a shooter has while performing will eventually bring his/her focus/attention back to the barrel and or the lead. In some instances the omni presence of the seemingly uninterrupted stream of random thoughts turns into an avalanche of eventually negative “gibberish” none of which if you heard someone else say would make any sense. So where does this come from and w... Read more…

No Argument in Your Brain

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on April 21, 2020

When shooting your round of 25/25 on skeet there was NO ARGUMENT IN YOUR BRAIN! This allows for you to access your long-term memory and not think while the target is in the air. We see shooters who are trying to not see the barrel or trying to not think and they continue to fail because you can’t not think and the barrel is part of the picture.   Think about it. The brain can’t do anything unless it first has a ... Read more…

Self-Correction - The Big Step

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on April 14, 2020

Until every shot you take is first a prediction of when where and how you are about to break the next target, and then the shot mirrors that prediction, you are not building long term memory or skill! What you see when shooting a moving target all happens in the periphery and everything you are aware of in the periphery is 300mls behind real time, which is why matching gun speed is so critical. When the speed is m... Read more…

We See It Every Day

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on April 7, 2020

So when I am shooting well things really look the same to me, and everything is in slow motion like the ShotKam shots that are in our Knowledge Vault! The futility of trying to see what someone else sees comes from those who are looking for the magic bullet and news flash.... THERE AINT NO MAGIC BULLET! What you see must evolve so the brain understands what about the visual data is confusing or nonessential to the... Read more…