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Why Aren’t There Coaches in the Shooting Sports?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:26 — 26.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreIf you look at any sport, other than practical shooting you’ll notice that people work with a single coach for a long period of time. In practical shooting though, folks tend to work their way up the rankings alone, with just dryfire and live fire practice, and the occasional training class from someone who’s a …

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Walking the Path of Mastery

In this week’s podcast, I hesitated at one point and then chose my words very carefully. We were talking about the process of shooting a lot of matches, gaining a lot of experience, and improving your skills in competition shooting, and the phrase I used to describe this was “walking the path of mastery.” This is a deliberate crib from George Leonard and his excellent book Mastery: The Keys to Success and Long-Term Fulfillment. It is …

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