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Busy, Busy, Busy!

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on May 26, 2017

Whew, what a busy and active 3 weeks.  We went to a new club near Raleigh North Carolina called Drake Landing.  A wonderful club with a great staff and great targets and lots of crossers which is the number 1 reason people come to our clinics to learn how to shoot those nasty crossers.  Met so many new friends and students and haven’t had that much southern fried chicken in quite a while.  When in North Carolina ... Read more…

Pretty Gun Isn't It?

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on May 15, 2017

  I know we come from a society that aims down the barrel of the gun.  Most people started with a BB Gun, went to a 22 then on to a rifle and then on to a shotgun and thought that you could aim down the rib of a shotgun.  Won’t work!   We had a great 3 days at Camanche Hills Sporting Clays this past weekend but, almost everyone wanted to look at the ends of their gun, like they thought it might have chan... Read more…

Make your plan - Shoot your plan

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on May 8, 2017

Here are some thoughts that I talked about in the 2017 Coaching Hour where we were talking about how to go from 75% to 90%.   Before you get into the stand you should have a plan—a confident plan that you are comfortable with. Use your previous experiences to be decisive with the shot. When you cross the entrance of the stand there should be no doubt and if a negative thought comes in, replace it with another... Read more…

Crunch Time!

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on May 3, 2017

Crunch time has arrived.  Our calendar is full and fishing is out for awhile.  Oh well we are on our journey of constant discovery.  And each day is a new one, we think we have heard it all and then it happens and a student either asks a question that we have not heard or interprets something we said in a way we had never thought about.  That’s why we call this a journey as there is no end and what a great time w... Read more…

You must practice with a routine and a plan .....

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on April 11, 2017

It’s spring and that brings us to wanting to get outside and shoot. The biggest issue that seems to be coming up is the frustration to have so much potential in practice and yet on game day you fail to reach that potential! What happens to your mental and physical- game of shooting great scores?  We were watching the Masters Golf Tournament Sunday and it was so fascinating to watch these great golfers go ... Read more…