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CASE STUDIES

Over the past ten years, shooters from around the world have contacted Bob Palmer with questions and challenges that they face in their sport.  We have selected some of the top questions that they have and provided SportExcel's solutions in video format.   


Have your own questions or burning issue?  Fill out the form at the bottom of this page and we'll select some of the top issues and provide our solutions!

Why do we do well in practice but panic in competition?


The Challenge

Jim asks why people tend to do well in practice but when it comes time to compete, they falter.


Solution

In this video Bob addresses the various things that pull a shooter out of their Zone and provides strategies for overcoming this panic during competition.

So much advice but so little improvement! Why?


The Challenge

Duncan asks how it is possible to be getting so much advice on shooting at the club, but it doesn't translate into improved performance.


Solution

This video answers Duncan's question and provides some strategies on how to deal with well meaning or unsolicited advice.

Why is post one so difficult?


The Challenge

Desira asks Bob why the first post in trap shooting is so difficult.  


Solution

This video gives suggestions to make the first post easy and comfortable so you don't have to go in cold.  Bob suggests that you warm up your body and your mind.

 

Comments that distract your focus in shooting


The Challenge

Gloria asks Bob:  The other day I was going out to shoot and someone made a comment.   How do I get that out of my mind and get my mind back on shooting?


Solution

This video answers Gloria’s question and provides three strategies on how to deal distractions on the range.

How do you get back on track after equipment malfunctions?


The Challenge

Sacha finds it is very difficult to recover when the machines or the microphones malfunction.   She asks Bob for suggestions on how to recover.


Solution

In this video Bob gives some high performance tips on resetting your game  

See the target, hit the target: Using peripheral vision to pick up the target 


The Challenge

Alex asks how to stop his bad habit of moving his gun before he sees the bird come out of the house.


Solution

This video answers Alex’s question by using Quiet Eye, a technique introduced by Olympic shooting development Coach, Les Greevy.

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