Recent Posts

Nationals 2019

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on November 15, 2019

Well, it’s been a while since I told you what we've been up to, so here goes. It’s been a busy fall! We went to NSCA Nationals and as usual, we had a blast. This is the only tournament that we shoot all year, and it’s really fun for us to go and see everyone. We didn’t have much time to prepare and practice, so we did the Saturday and Sunday rotation to practice and get our timing back. Then Monday through Thur... Read more…

Looking at the Barrel and Making a Plan

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on October 1, 2019

We're just getting home from teaching at a new club for us - Minute Man Sportsman’s Club just north of Boston. What a perfect time of year to go to a cooler climate. The leaves had not started turning yet, but give it a week or two. Beautiful club and great staff. Thanks to Jimmy who runs the place, welcomed us, and wants us to come back in 2020. My takeaway from the weekend is that students are way too worried... Read more…

Where did July go?

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on August 28, 2019

Wow, where did July go? We got to spend some time at the bay house over the 4th of July, but the winds were so high that we didn’t even get the boat out of the stall. We did have the right West winds for some good crab catching, so all was good there. July also brought us going to a new club for us on Cape Cod. Thanks, Kevin York for inviting us to come up there, and thanks to Frank Sabo for a fabulous dinner at... Read more…

Punching in to Master Class

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on June 28, 2019

On our last Coaching Hour podcast, we had some students who have punched into Master Class and they wanted to know about the mindset of competing in Master Class. Each of them have families and jobs and needed some thoughts on going up against pro shooters. We spent the whole hour on that topic. Several of our Master Class shooters weighed in on how they prepare and their goals going to a big shoot to compete a... Read more…

High Volume Shoot - Bolivia 2019

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on June 4, 2019

I'm home from Bolivia. Gil and I had a great week seeing old friends, making new ones and instructing in the field on how to best take the dove and pigeon shots. Everyone did their gun mount homework. Slowing the birds down was big for most. But there is always a but! Since we had one student who had never been on a high-volume shoot, we took very good care to make sure that there was no damage to the shoulder. ... Read more…