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Nuisance Decisions get in the Way

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on November 30, 2016

Just getting back from South Carolina and Florida and it struck me how nuisance decisions get in the way of everyone shooting their best.  On the September 2016 Coaching Hour, we discussed how if you were making too many nuisance decisions before a tournament how that affected your performance.  Nuisance decisions are decisions you make that are not life threatening, like watching for policeman or ambulances or o... Read more…

If Only we had a Magic Pill

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on September 12, 2016

Being in the office this week due to all the rain we have been having, I spoke to several people about their plateau they were on and how to get beyond the score they were stuck on.  If only we had a magic pill for that question. This is something everyone will go through and you just have to preserve through it by practicing the correct way and doing the 3 bullet drill and flashlight drill.  I’m finding out that ... Read more…

Vicki's Family Reunion

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on September 12, 2016

Well it’s been an exciting 2 weeks.  Daughter Andrea and granddaughter Avery came to town last Monday so spent the week with them to prepare for our Watson Family Reunion which we were in charge of, to be held in Kemah, Texas.  We had not had a family reunion in 15 years so it was time as none of us are getting younger and the older generation certainly isn’t.  We spent the week at the house as it was too windy to... Read more…

Performance Anxiety

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on September 12, 2016

As the different state shoots are coming up and then Nationals in October, there seems to be some performance anxiety raising its ugly head. You can’t let that control what you do. This anxiety is fear and expectations.  You have prepared all year and you are ready and now you must go into these shoots knowing you can win but there are so many other variables that could happen that you wouldn’t win.  You have ... Read more…

Do the Drill!

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on July 22, 2016

I know we have talked and talked about everyone doing the flashlight drill and the 3 bullet drill and I have a hard time figuring out why no one will do these 2 drills. They cost nothing other than a $10.00 mini-mag light and you can do it in the comfort of your own home. It seems that if there was 1 thing that would improve your game and is so simple we could get people to do it especially before they go to Argen... Read more…