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Shooting Tips

  • The shooting process entails both technical and mental elements.  The technical elements include having a correct stable stance, break point and muzzle hold points that allow the shooter to have a smooth controlled swing that develops the correct muzzle/target relationship at the break point. 
  • The mental elements to controlling ones nerves during competition, can be achieved in part by having a pre-shot routine that get the body and mind in sync while shutting out the rest of the world.
  • Physical fitness training increases stamina, core stability, and upper body strength. Yoga is a good overall fitness activity.
  • Visualization involves mentally going through every step of the shooting process, seeing the clay target break into a starburst of small pieces, and smelling the gunpowder.

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