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Old 19th April 2009, 07:13 PM
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I get a couple of hours practice during the week ,if im lucky, on an indoor range that usually consists of a zero check and a mix of positional shots out to 35yds on targets between 8 and 40mm. Then on a weekend I try and shoot a comp For me it seems if i practice too much my performance doesnt get any better than if i just do a couple of hours a week. So far it seems to be working for me


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Old 19th April 2009, 07:59 PM
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Shoot at Redfearns once a week plus comps, have six knockover resetable targets in garden out to 20 yards all with 10mm kills practice these everyday weather permitting.
Practice standers all the time.
Sometimes i think it's down too planning & preperation not practice with me,recently bought a MEC free position hook,got some knobs made up for adjustment ,i have now spent time marking the inside of the hook on the lateral plate for sitting ,kneeling & standers & i adjust for each specific shot money well spent.
Brought my confidence back up so not all down to practice ( or may be it is ) for me just needed to fall back in love with my rig !


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Old 19th April 2009, 08:16 PM
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In the late spring/ Summer months when it stays light untill late,I will have more practice, weather permittting,I'm normally out shooting Mondays (my day off) mostly hunting rather than hft practice.
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Old 20th April 2009, 08:04 AM
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I was probably a little rusty yesterday... there were 2-3 shots that I let go without due diligence and got spanked for it. But then I cleared my positionals for the first time in a GP (and only the 2nd time ever on a national course)... so bitter/sweet. For me it has to be concentration on the shot, in competition, that I need to work on.
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Old 20th April 2009, 12:45 PM
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For the last few months I have been doing about an hour a night with both paper and knockdowns.

Lucky enough I have a 25yd walled garden which is relatively wind free.

Personally, if I don't practice, I score badly. Practice makes perfect.

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Old 25th April 2009, 08:50 PM
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Depends what you want . if you want to be avearge . just do what you can , simple BUT if you want to take on the best never mind beat em .then that is a different matter altogether .ever saturday every sunday . all day on a good course . does not matter if it is the same course . but obviously a change by going to another club would be good . plus at least once in the week . along with dry firing the rifle in your spare room after work . ( i used to take aim out the back window of my house till some old bird thought i was spying on her ) down the club you should concentrate on your positionals once you have got to a decent standard cos that is what will bring you the biggest benifit in the long run . train hard shoot easy should be your motto .never take an easy shot in trainning . push all the time . if i.m the only one at the club i will shoot across lanes to targets a few along to narrow the angle of the kill zones . all ways start at the windy end of the course . if you miss a few that will strengthen your resolve to do better and not drop any more , if you don't drop any in the windy part . then you have got to try hard to keep it together till the end of the course to get a "clear round" . train till you are sick of it an then do some more . never give up on a stander till you have got it . if you want to win the worlds you are gonna have to think of taking the week off before it to practice all week . like i say . what do you want ??? HOLLY
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