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Your Judgements come from Your Expectations

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on August 21, 2018

Typically how you judge whether something that happens to you is good or bad comes from your expectations especially when shooting a tournament. Under emotional pressure, people tend to revert to past negative memories and associations if they don’t affirmatively decide that they want to store their current activities, emotions, and memories more positively.  You are what you repeatedly do and you become what you ... Read more…

Testimonial - "When you are a beginner everyone is an exp...

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on August 15, 2018

When you are a beginner everyone is an expert. Just had to share this with all of you...... Testimonial from Stephen P."I bought a sporting shotgun back in February of this year to learn to shoot Skeet and the progression would then be on to Sporting Clays. It was the first time I had shot a shotgun in nearly 40 years. As a new shooter it seemed to me that almost everyone I met was an expert at sporting clays, (bec... Read more…

Humans have a 3:1 Negativity Bias

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on August 14, 2018

Psychological research has shown that humans have a 3:1 negativity bias as our default setting in storing memories. The brain naturally stores negative memories faster and stronger than positive “ones. Neuroscience and evolution give us a simple explanation. It was much more important to remember danger and threats long ago than to remember positive or happy incidents. If we remember the snake and the hot stove, w... Read more…

Become Present with your Senses

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on August 7, 2018

The goal is through an awareness of your senses to become present with your senses before you close the gun and call pull. In practice by trial and error determine which senses you as an individual can count on when everything is on the line it could be seeing, feeling or visualizing anything but thinking mechanical swing thoughts. What do we mean by sensory awareness? We mean awareness related to the five senses:... Read more…

Smiling Relaxes Tension!

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on July 31, 2018

Smiling relaxes tension in your jaw!!!  Smile and shoulders back and stand up posture releases DHEA into your system which is a good thing for performance.  The idea is simple and powerful. When you’re present to something you can feel, hear, visualize, smell, or taste, you disengage the language center of the brain and engage the other brainwave states that control motor movement.  If you are talking to yoursel... Read more…