Recent Posts

“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…

It's Like Public Speaking

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on June 4, 2019

Learning to shoot at higher and higher levels is like public speaking. We can all talk but how many of you could have a conversation about what we are discussing with 30 shooters? 100 shooters? 500 shooters? I can because I have done it and I have put myself in the game enough times that I understand the topic and the misconceptions that shooters have about skill building and performance and I am a master of the m... Read more…

Train with Prediction

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 28, 2019

When approaching a shot under pressure if you have trained that shot hundreds of times with prediction and then execution of the prediction then it becomes easy to trust it because you trained it!!!!  Hello!! This is what practice is for. This is why in my original post I said you are not practicing the correct way building long term memory.  Most shooters never take their practice game to higher levels therefore ... Read more…

Allow the Brain to Anticipate

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 21, 2019

The brain understands skill as a sequence of events that through repetition allows for it to see the sequence as one event not a series of events.  This allows for the brain to anticipate ahead of what you are about to do and take over the tasking of orchestrating the shot while you focus on the target. Read more…

Greater Commitment

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 14, 2019

In the end it takes a greater and greater commitment to train longer and at higher levels to achieve higher and higher successes.  Sooner than later that commitment is not met with the desire of shooters to put in the time which leads to looking for the short cut by trying to see or do what some other shooters are doing. News flash you can’t do what another shooter can do that has put in the effort and work to ach... Read more…