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What is Your Choice?

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on July 9, 2019

Your optimism comes from your failures. Your determination comes from your attitude. Your confidence comes from your competence. Competence comes from your commitment. You become what you repeatedly do. So what is your choice?  What one thing will you become passionate about to the point of excessiveness If you want to be great you better get started by the time you are 11! Read more…

Evolving Gun Fits

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on July 2, 2019

Was at Drake Landing last week and in owner’s office and owner picked up my gun and was shocked 😳 at how easy my gun was to mount and how it was perfectly aligned every time he mounted it. I said my gun will fit all 5 people in this room to which the others said no way so Jack knows what I did. I gave them all my gun to mount and like magic it fit them all to their amazement. With respect to comb height and cast ... Read more…

Sensory Shutdown

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on June 25, 2019

Let’s look at an aspect of sensory shutdown we all have to deal with when performing in a pressure situation: making a decision when the adrenalin is flowing and your heart is pumping!  A healthy person’s heart rate is a good indication of general level of fitness, because the fitter someone is, the lower their resting heart rate is and the longer it takes them to reach their maximum heart rate.”  Even when the he... Read more…

Pressure Increases ... Awareness Decreases

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on June 18, 2019

“When the pressure we are under increases, it is natural for our awareness to decrease. This change might be almost imperceptible at first, but as the pressure increases, our peripheral vision narrows and so too does our hearing, and, as a result, so does what we are thinking.  When the pressure really racks up we are virtually shutting down and our awareness has narrowed to a tiny window. Now, this is a great hel... Read more…

“If you are thinking you are stinking!”

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on June 11, 2019

“If you are thinking you are stinking!”  Here is a perfect example.   Have had 8-10 shooters call in the past weeks after nationals that have been taking lessons from shooters in their area and have gotten to 83-85 and were told by their shooter coaches to go shoot more tournaments and call them when they find a shot that is giving them trouble. They call us and are in the Knowledge Vault for less than 2-3 weeks a... Read more…