Do you fit the topical image of what toughness should look like? You and I are not alone in not fitting it. Luckily for us Steve Magness comes to the rescue with science in his new book Do Hard Things: Why We Get Resilience Wrong and the Surprising Science of Real Toughness (all links to Amazon in this article are affiliate links). I have bought the book as soon as it was available to pre-order and responded to one of Steve’s emails proposing an interview for all of us sport shooters that have to face the difficulties of our sport in competition and training, to take on our difficult challenges without falling into the fake toughness trap.
I’m a lucky shooter. Thanks to my constant search for knowledge to improve my shooting skills I discovered Paul Hughes on Instagram. His posts spoke to my shooting mind that wanted to improve its own mental game. Paul kindly let me into his course as soon as he launched it and I’ve never looked back (DISCOUNT INCLUDED).
Paul Hughes is a brilliant mental coach that I got to meet thanks to his posts on Instagram. Luckily, I got to be part of the first cohort of his course and it was totally worth it 🙂 My mental game has improved a lot and the tools he provided (review of the course coming …
I just finished talking with Alan and it was just amazing. As a patron you can watch this interview whenever you want while I’m working on the post with the transcription.
This book is not exactly about shooting but it is great for our mental preparation, with plenty of insight that is directly translatable to pistol shooting. My favorite quotes from the book are:
Bullseye Mind is very helpful and easy to read. It has insight and practical tips, plus some examples that really come in handy. These are my highlights.
Download PDF and ebook formats (Mobi, EPUB ) A Must Read Book The Psyche of the Shot: Sport Psychology and Competition is a great book to buy and read in English or German that can help improve your shooting performance. If you want to improve your mental game you must read it. The authors (Heinz …