Is Trap Shooting 90% Mental?

Jan 29, 2019

Spencer, a young trapshooter, asks Bob Palmer, CEO and high-performance expert with SportExcel the following question:

"Is shooting clay targets 90% mental?"

Bob answers Spencer's question in the following video:

Very skillful athletes can collapse in the big game because they become intimidated, feel bad when they make a mistake, think about a past loss, etc. They can keep practicing harder or they can use mental exercises to make the next competition seem exciting and familiar, and they can use various strategies to make their "fearsome" opponents disappear when they step into the are in the post.


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