Lesley Goddard answers a question about shooting Trap in winter
This will depend on when you are distracted. If the distraction is during the process of taking your shot, then you train yourself to totally ignore them. You can put yourself into a bubble (zone) where noises and happenings cannot…
Q What should I do between rounds of shooting?
I can keep my concentration for about 18 shots during a round, then I seem to lose it and miss the next three to four targets altogether. How can I stop this happening?
Q My friend is always making excuses when he shoots badly or misses targets. He says things like: “I’m tired, I didn’t sleep much last night” or “I am not in the mood to shoot today” or “I had a busy week at work and I am still thinking about it”. It is very annoying as I know he can shoot better than he is doing. What can I do to help him?
Q I have heard about centering and how it helps with concentration. What is it and what can it do for my shooting?
Q I am shooting quite well. I work very hard and try to stay totally focused, but I’m still missing targets – why? Thomas Berry, Swindon A This is probably due to ‘over trying’. This means that you are forcing…