Shooting the breeze Central Southern Field Target Association  
Go Back   Shooting the breeze > The Chat > Polls

Polls Just exactly how many do what, where, when, with what, and why?

View Poll Results: How often do you practice
NEVER! Can't improve on perfection 6 3.19%
On the plinking range before a comp 21 11.17%
Occasionally on a sunday (If the suns out) 25 13.30%
Every week 98 52.13%
Every couple of days 31 16.49%
Everyday 7 3.72%
Voters: 188. You may not vote on this poll

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 9th March 2015, 02:04 PM
MikeeUK's Avatar
MikeeUK MikeeUK is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2013
Member of: NOFTC
Location: Lincolnshire
Posts: 128
Default How often do you practice?

As per title how often do you practice?

I never seem to find any time in which to fire off a few pellets other than when I'm on the plinking range before a competition which I can only assume is impacting my scores in a rather negative way!
  • Daystate MK4 (No electrocutions yet ) GC laminate stock w/ Leupold comp. 45
  • Daystate MK4 TH (Still no electrocutions ) w/Hawke Panorama 3-12 40
Slowly working my way through every conceivable way to miss tin chickens!
Reply With Quote
Connect With Facebook to "Like" This Thread

Old 9th March 2015, 02:44 PM
MickyFinn's Avatar
MickyFinn MickyFinn is offline
Join Date: May 2013
Member of: The Anston Massive & Kingsley HFT
Location: Matlock, Derbyshire
Posts: 1,582

Only chance I normally get chance to practice is at comps! 😞
Rick Ardern. RIP mate, never ever forgotten!

Currently in stock........

Steyr x2, RAW TM1000, Ripley AR5S x2, Air Arms TX 200 mk1, Walther Dommie x2, Walther LGV x2 (one in a Warren custom stock), hw97k, hw77 x2, hw80 x2, hw100, Stoeger x20s .22, Diana 470th, Diana mod 50 + Röhm twinmaster match pistol

Reply With Quote
Old 9th March 2015, 02:59 PM
Simonev2 Simonev2 is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2012
Member of: Misfits
Location: Coventry
Posts: 524

I get at least once a week in the garden any more would upset the neighbours.
Reply With Quote
Old 9th March 2015, 03:01 PM
james graham snr james graham snr is offline
Join Date: Oct 2012
Member of: Bedlay airgun club
Location: Carronshore Falkirk Scotland
Posts: 50

I used to practice 7days a week, but since A really bad fall last year, I've not been able to put in the effort needed...
Reply With Quote
Old 10th March 2015, 07:34 PM
shootsy10 shootsy10 is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2014
Member of: redfearns
Location: wakefield
Posts: 188

Twice a week and i couldnt hit a barn door at 10 yard!
Reply With Quote
Old 10th March 2015, 09:46 PM
rich's Avatar
rich rich is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Shebbear, N Devon
Posts: 1,743

I practice outdoor stuff like HFT and FT usually once a week, sometimes twice, and I practice indoor stuff like bench rest and LSR every Wednesday and every other Friday.

Most days of the week I will pick up my LSR rifle and just practice my posture and dry firing technique.
Reply With Quote
Old 10th March 2015, 09:46 PM
johnbam's Avatar
johnbam johnbam is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2013
Member of: New Caledonian ARC
Location: East Kilbride
Posts: 146

Once or twice a week.

As comp season approaching, try to get a few hours in on a weekend day. Even a spare half hour is handy, as the lighter nights are approaching, find a cheeky 1/2 hour of standers and kneelers is good fun and much required practice
Reply With Quote
Old 11th March 2015, 09:01 PM
vangard's Avatar
vangard vangard is offline
Join Date: Apr 2014
Member of: Cambridge HFT Lea Valley airgun club
Location: south cambs
Posts: 27

If I aint working I like to practice. But I still aint that good
Reply With Quote
Old 14th March 2015, 06:35 AM
RobF's Avatar
RobF RobF is offline
My Empire of Dirt
Join Date: Mar 2010
Member of: Southampton Buccaneers, Parkstone, South Dorset
Location: Poole, Dorset
Posts: 10,802

Thread cleaned up due to some irresponsible posting.
BFTA/NSRA County Coach
CSFTA Chairman/BFTA Rep
Reply With Quote
Old 14th March 2015, 06:36 AM
nemesis's Avatar
nemesis nemesis is offline
55yrd standing expert, or was it 8 or 9?
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Yorkshire
Posts: 1,015

Looks like he's gone mate?
Let your shooting do the talking, 98.81%.
There's only success or failure, there's nothing inbetween,
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Practice DYNO DAVE Hunter / Field Target 2 18th September 2014 03:35 PM
Practice Strokebloke General Airgun Chat 12 17th June 2013 07:59 PM
Practice ---Practice --practice popsheep General Airgun Chat 12 29th October 2010 05:17 PM
Practice villiers General Airgun Chat 14 15th September 2009 09:55 AM
How much do you practice for an event ?? 5teve L Hunter / Field Target 25 25th April 2009 08:50 PM

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:54 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Skin design and concept by Attitude