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Mental Training

  • Linking Belief, Drive and Imagery in a Champion (Page 16), by Launi Meili, Olympic gold medalist, U. S. Air Force Academy Rifle Coach.  USA Shooting News, Jul-Aug09.  How a shooter’s thoughts, beliefs and imagery influence what that shooter can achieve.
  •  Adding Imagery to Your Training Plan (Page 15), by Launi Meili, Olympic gold medalist, U. S. Air Force Academy Rifle Coach.  USA Shooting News, Sep-Oct09.  Some practical tips on how to add imagery techniques to a training plan.

 

Physical Training

Please also see the Rifle and Pistol pages for discipline-specific physical training resources.

  • Postural Considerations for Rifle and Pistol Shooters, by Dr. Cathy Arnot, USA Shooting Team Physical Therapistotherapist. USA Shooting News, January/February 2010.  A review of physical therapy interventions and postural alignment considerations that are essential to high performance rifle and pistol shooting.
  • Shooting is a Physical Sport, by Sergeant First Class Teresa DeWitt, USAMU International Shotgun Team.  USA Shooting News, January/February 2010.  An exercise and fitness routine recommended by a long-time shotgun shooter and member of many USA Shooting National Team.
  • Impingement of the Shoulder, by Bob DuVall, Sports Medicine of Atlanta.  This article discusses one of the most common causes of adult shoulder pain--impingement of the shoulder.  Risks, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments options are all addressed.

 

Training Programs

  • Reaching New Heights, by Sergey Luzov, National Pistol Coach. USA Shooting News, January/February 2010.  Comments on what athletes must do in order to achieve high performance levels in any shooting discipline.
  • Ticket to Train, by David Johnson, National Rifle Coach. USA Shooting News, September/October 2009.  Some tips to maximize training results through time management and planning.
  • Training Plan Book Excerpt, by Dave Johnson, National Rifle Coach.  A plan to help you identify your goals, how to accomplish those objectives and monitor progress.
  • Setting and Sorting Goals, by Dave Johnson, National Rifle Coach.
  • US Team Goals Worksheet
  • Building Your Training: A Three Stage Match Preparation Technique, by Sergey Luzov, National Pistol Coach. USA Shooting News, July/August 2010.  A three-part match preparation plan for pistol shooters.
  • Match Strategies for Shooters, by Sergey Luzov, National Pistol Coach.  USA Shooting News, July/August 2007.   How do you deal with the obstacles in a match?  This article will help you identify a plan to overcome distractions and return to the fundamentals.

 

 

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