Back to top

Top Story

P.R.S.- Competition Shooting Part 3- The Mental Mindset by: Francis Kuehl

- January 29, 2015
Jan 27, 2015 | 11:49 am

P.R.S.- Competition Shooting Part 3

A positive mindset is a foundational requirement for success in physical and mental efforts requiring skill and challenge.

The Mental Game of Competition Shooting

There are various mental or psychological considerations when approaching the sport of practical precision competitive target shooting. It is my goal to provide you with some initial thoughts on the topic. This is by no means an exhaustive meta-analysis of the mental preparation aspect of competitive shooting. Rather, it is an introductory offering about what I believe is one of the most overlooked dimensions in shooters’ preparation and competition repertoire.

RESEARCH UNDERPINNINGS

A positive mindset is a foundational requirement for success in physical and mental efforts requiring skill and challenge. According to Dr. Sue Jackson (2012) there is a psychological model that helps us to understand how finding the right mix of challenges and skills in a situation can bring about an optimal psychological state for performance. This is the flow model.

What is flow?

...
Posted by: Rich Emmons Continue Reading

Recent Match Results

Event Winner Score

Vegas Precision Rifle Challenge- SW Regional Qualifier

Jan 17 - 18, 2015

Chase Stroud

Texas
152

SW Idaho Practical Precision Shoot-out

Jan 02 - 03, 2015

Dustin Morris

Louisiana
138

Tactical Matches .308 ONLY

Jan 01 - 02, 2015

Zach Scurlock

Texas
116

Precision Rifle Series Championship match

Sep 26 - 28, 2014

Ryan Kerr

California
126.00

Surefire presents the PRS points Series Match hosted by Mike Voigt

Sep 13 - 14, 2014

Ryan Kerr

California
130