It's our birthday! SportExcel is celebrating 25 years of delivering high-performance to the world. Check out our new online program - ZoneQuest!

SportExcel Zone training for trap, skeet, sporting clays and  target and other target sports

Join thousands of successful athletes who have ignited their game with Bob Palmer's proven Zone high-performance training system



Learn from the high-performance expert who has worked with the world's best athletes

SportExcel is the science of winning. With our proven Zone formula you learn the most powerful tools in the the high-performance world to empower you and shape your game for success.

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"The knowledge that I have gained from Bob has helped me achieve my ultimate dream."

Two-time Olympic gold medalist, International Skeet

Meet Bob Palmer

High-performance trainer and mentor of champions

The founder and CEO of SportExcel Inc., Bob Palmer is the world’s most experienced and successful high-performance trainer for the shooting sports, reaching shooters and coaches around the world via Skype.

Bob’s sole outcome, as a high-performance Zone expert and professional educator, is to equip you with the SportExcel Zone training strategies so that you will think, troubleshoot and perform like a pro.

He is contracted as the high-performance trainer of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, and has worked with athletes at USA Shooting, the NSSA-NSCA and ATA. Bob has shotgun, rifle and pistol shooters worldwide.

Bob is the author of Mind vs Target, and also writes for shooting sports magazines.

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What you will learn

A proven Zone formula with the most powerful tools in the sport high-performance world to empower you and shape your mental game for success

In just eight weeks, the SportExcel high-performance training system teaches you how to take leadership of your sport and make your game fun. You'll learn the Zone, build consistency, create life-long momentum, acquire sport-specific skills quickly, and learn how to win!

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Zone training options

1-on-1 with Bob Palmer | Online Academy | Clinics


1-on-1 training and mentorship for athletes, coaches and leaders

Get 1-on-1 Skype training, mentorship and support with high-performance expert, Bob Palmer, to prepare you to win, and to support you before, during, and after your competitions.

Test-drive the first session of the SportExcel high-performance system.

No-obligation for training session of Ignition Series


Online video training course in a self-paced format

The eight-week ZoneQuest program for the mental game is the same great training as our highly acclaimed 1-on-1 program with Bob Palmer but in a self-paced, online video training program that  teaches you how to bring your Zone to life with the strategies of champions. Start your quest for the Zone today!

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Train together with your organization, squad or team

SportExcel's Mind vs Target Clinic gives your group an introduction to Zone high-performance, where you are taught to how to build a powerful Zone that is the foundation for consistency, camaraderie, team synergy and winning. Bob delivers dynamic, hands-on and empowering clinics around the world, either at your location, via Skype or through our online academy.

Get a custom quote for your clinic

Test-drive the SportExcel high-performance System with a no-obligation first training session of Ignition or Mastery Series


Shape your mental game for success!

Book your no obligation, 45-minute Skype training session with Bob Palmer where you learn the Zone (this is the first session in our Ignition or Mastery Series programs).

Books by Bob Palmer

Available in paperback, audio CD, MP3, USB and eBook

Paperback and e-Book

Bob's book - Mind vs Target, has sold thousands of copies around the world. It is written for athletes, coaches, sport leaders and parents in the shooting sports. Soon to be published in Spanish.

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Audio Book, MP3 & USB

Bob's popular book, Mind vs Target, for the shooting sports, is now available in a 4-CD audio book as well as an MP3 download or USB. It is ideal for brushing up on the strategies on the way to competitions.

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Paperback and e-Book

A Mind to Win is the multi-sport version of Mind vs Target for athletes, coaches, sport leaders and parents in all other sports. We've got your non-shooting friends and family covered!

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"Bob's book gives all athletes the same great system that I learned from him. Every pro or aspiring athlete can benefit from learning it - for sport, work, school and life."

Professional Snowboarder, Three-time Olympian, Gold and Silver Medalist and X-Games Medalist

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Your high-performance questions answered

Ready to kickstart your journey as a high-performance athlete?

Book your no obligation 45-minute Skype training session with Bob Palmer where you learn the Zone (this is the first session in the Ignition or Mastery Series programs).


No-obligation Skype training session

Shape your mental game for success!

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