SECRETS OF MENTAL MARKSMANSHIP: HOW TO FIRE PERFECT SHOTS
Author: Linda K. Miller and Keith A. Cunningham
Publisher: PALADIN PRESS, Jun 2010
To fire a perfect shot, you need to bring together a mix of very specific conditions into that single moment when the trigger breaks. Some of the required conditions are technical, some are physical, but the requirements that are most important are the mental skills. Once you have mastered the skills required to fire the perfect shot, you will find they're the same for any gun, any time, anywhere. Photos & Illus.; 8.5x11 inches, 220 pgs.
There is one thing that all marksmen?whether they're soldiers, cops, hunters, or competitive shooters?agree on: only hits count.
Depending on your role, it may be more important to be faster or it may be more important to be ?precise, but in the end it's the shooter who can achieve perfect shots on demand, all the time, who wins.
To fire a perfect shot, you need to bring together a mix of very specific conditions into that single moment when the trigger breaks. Some of the required conditions are technical, some of them are physical, but the requirements that are most important?& most elusive?are the mental skills. Once you have mastered the mental skills required to fire the perfect shot, you will find they're the same for any gun, any time, anywhere.
Secrets of Mental Marksmanship is a detailed guide to developing conscious & subconscious powers that will elevate your ?marksmanship practice, training, & performance to the level of expert shooters. Keith Cunningham & Linda Miller?both champion shooters & master instructors, with decades of experience in the field & on the range?provide a set of tools that can be used to acquire & access the mental skills needed to perform to the best of your ability. True ?stories from military & ?l?aw-?enforcement professionals, seasoned hunters, & world-class competitors illustrate key points about marksmanship in the field, on the range, & on the streets. By mastering the tools, skills, & ?lessons ?outlined in this book, you will be able to get into "the zone" & produce the perfect shot under pressure & on demand, whenever you look through the sights of a gun.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Linda Miller has considerable experience in international small-bore target shooting as a member of Canada's Shooting Team. She won medals at the 1993 Mexico World Cup, the 1994 Commonwealth Games & the 1995 Cuba World Cup. In 1999, Linda became the first woman to win the Ontario Lieutenant Governor's Medal for full-bore shooting.
Capt. Keith Cunningham, Ret. has more than 25 years' experience with the Canadian Forces & the US Army. He has considerable practical experience, including a combat tour in Vietnam, peacekeeping & countersniper operations in Cyprus, & annual unit-& command-level military exercise in North America & Europe. He has taught marksmanship courses at the Canadian Forces Infantry School & at several police forces in Ontario. An internationally certified shooting coach, he has successfully coached numerous teams to national & international excellence.