Dan Schindler's Blog
Mushin (Moo-shin) . . . the Door into the Zone
02/17/2017
Mushin (Moo-shin) . . . the Door into the Zone

As a Sporting Clays Instructor and Coach, it seems there’s always been a healthy interest in “the mental game.” What is it, exactly? How does it work? Does it work? Where would I begin? All are good questions. Defining the mental game is a little like trying to define “shooting.” To make any sense of it, we first need to be a little more specific. Here’s one example from the mental game, an important component. Tournament (performance) pressure is certainly real, an equal opportunity interrupter of performances, showing no leniency to whatever the task in front of us may be. Typically, under pressure in the tournament shooting box, time seems to ...

Pre-Shot Routine (Sporting Clays, Skeet, Trap)
01/25/2017
Mushin (Moo-shin) . . . the Door into the Zone

Regardless of clay target discipline (sporting clays, skeet, trap), gun control skills built on the non-negotiable basics must come first. The current level of shooting success will always depend on that very foundation. Construction of gun skills underway – with consistency as the chief cornerstone of that improvement – the importance of a working PSR rises exponentially and quickly becomes a requisite in maintaining the process of incremental, measurable progress. Once understood, a working PSR is actually quite simple to assemble and implement. The power of its usefulness must be experienced to be truly appreciated. The PSR is a key component of the Paragon Mental Training ...

Wingshooting Instruction - Estimating Lead, Ending the Confusion
01/25/2017
Mushin (Moo-shin) . . . the Door into the Zone

Here's a discussion from the Paragon Facebook page regarding Wingshooting and Lead that may be of interest: Paragon School of Sporting Inc. Facebook Post (January 25, 2017): Tim Mccabe I miss we all do but not too often LOL. If I get the chance I would Paragon School of Sporting Inc. One shooter, who was having trouble bird hunting, called to schedule a lesson. I ask what prompted his call? He told me he was "tired of disappointing his dog!" Ah, felt so bad for him. It's easy to get on the right track when you have someone like Daniel Schindler, who's worked with thousands of shooters, teach you how build a swing and call your own misses so you can ...

Daniel Schindler's Third Sporting Clays and Wingshooting Book
01/11/2017
Mushin (Moo-shin) . . . the Door into the Zone

Have you ever had an exciting ah ha moment with a Sporting Clays or Wingshooting teacher or a coach? Daniel Schindler’s third Sporting Clays Instruction and Wingshooting Book is soon to be published. It is filled with so many teaching stories and lessons learned from decades of wingshooting instructing and coaching. Some of the antics will make you LOL . . . and the information is priceless! For decades, Dan Schindler has continuously fine-tuned his sporting clays instruction training (wingshooting instruction too) and the speed his students move their game forward during lessons is amazing! 

Awesome Experience - River Bend Sportsmans Resort Tower Shoot!
01/05/2017
Mushin (Moo-shin) . . . the Door into the Zone

 River Bend Sportsman's Resort"The perfect getaway is just around the bend"1000 Wilkie Bridge Road, Inman SC 29349www.rvrbend.com   Greetings! Make reservations now for your next wingshooting adventure at the January 7th Tower Shoot . . . the first Tower Shoot of the new year! You'll Love It! Complete with Scottish bagpiper to set the tone, pheasant tower shoots include a full breakfast, skeet range warmup, 10 pheasants per gun, cleaning and packaging of birds and 2 boxes of shells. Breakfast begins at 8:00 AM and we go to the Tower Field at 9:00 AM. The price for Advantage Participants is $305.00 per person. Advance reservations are required and can ...