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View Poll Results: How often do you practice
NEVER! Can't improve on perfection 6 3.30%
On the plinking range before a comp 21 11.54%
Occasionally on a sunday (If the suns out) 23 12.64%
Every week 96 52.75%
Every couple of days 30 16.48%
Everyday 6 3.30%
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Old 9th March 2015, 03:04 PM
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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!
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Old 9th March 2015, 03:44 PM
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Only chance I normally get chance to practice is at comps! 😞
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Old 9th March 2015, 03:59 PM
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I get at least once a week in the garden any more would upset the neighbours.
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Old 9th March 2015, 04:01 PM
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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...
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Old 10th March 2015, 08:34 PM
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Twice a week and i couldnt hit a barn door at 10 yard!
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Old 10th March 2015, 10:46 PM
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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.
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Old 10th March 2015, 10:46 PM
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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
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If I aint working I like to practice. But I still aint that good
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Old 14th March 2015, 07:35 AM
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Old 14th March 2015, 07:36 AM
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Looks like he's gone mate?
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