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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…

Pre-Mount in Routine

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on July 23, 2019

Our conclusions are typically drawn from how many times we have to make the same correction on thousands of students. If an elite shooter came to me and asked for some help and if that elite shooter did a pre mount and it did not seem to put the muzzle in the shot causing him to miss then probably would not say anything. But if the same shooter came to me with an intermittent missing problem on a variety of shots ... Read more…


Author: Gil Ash
Posted on July 16, 2019

Sleep is the most often over looked aspect of peak performance! Sleep is tied to ..... Reaction timeMental awarenessMuscular recoveryConverting what you just learned to memory!  Only 4 hours of sleep a night for a week is like drinking a 6 pack and then going to work!  Lack of sleep causes testosterone levels to temporarily drop and dip by an amount equal to 11 years of aging and a single all-n... Read more…