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Thoughts on the Advance Class: New Moves and Nose on the ...

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on April 5, 2021

Just like the wind, March flew by way too fast. We had two Advance Schools this year and due to the COVID restrictions, we were only allowed 12 people in the lodge at 74 Ranch. So, we had nine students and three instructors for two weeks.The majority of the time was spent on learning how to read targets in the break zone so you would know what it was doing and to learn the four new ways to shoot targets—Catch, Stroll, ... Read more…

What A Difference A Week Makes!

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on February 24, 2021

Brian and I left on Thursday, February 11th for Ben Avery in Phoenix, to do three full days of teaching. When we left Houston, we were looking at what the weather was going to do. Our weather service was calling for a Winter Storm Warning for Monday. We got to Phoenix and settled in for the next three days.I woke up really early Friday morning. My thoughts had gone from “arrive in Houston on Monday and slide down the f... Read more…

Beginning of a New Year

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on January 15, 2021

Well, 2020 is finally over. And just when I think 2021 is going to be a great year... things happen.But we are continuing to book clubs all over the U.S. to have a great year for helping people get better in their shooting skills and in their lives. It all works together.We spent Thanksgiving and Christmas at the bay enjoying the sunrise and sunset.  Andrea and Avery came in from Oregon for Thanksgiving. The first thin... Read more…

Nationals 2020: Competing With New Eyes

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on November 9, 2020

Previously: My reflections on being able to see for the first time in 2 years. Gil, Doss, and I got three days to actually shoot at our field before Nationals. And that was the first time I had shot after my cataract surgery. I had not shot since last year’s Nationals, since I couldn’t see, so I had to go through a learning curve. We worked on a new move called the challenge move and that was about all we did. I spent ... Read more…

My Cataract Journey (Part 3: The Second Surgery)

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on September 10, 2020

Read Part 1 and Part 2 The second surgery is done, and what a difference they’ve made in my life. I really didn’t realize how bad my vision was until I could see. The first one went so well, with no expectations, and I thought this one would be the same. But even though I was already comfortable with the process of putting a gown over my clothes and getting the anesthesiologist ready to give me a relaxer, i... Read more…