In this chapter we will discuss mental fitness. This is different from sport psychology. There is no getting around the high mental demands in sport. As shooters become more skilled, mental variables have more of an impact on performance than physical variables. Creating a positive atmosphere as a coach goes a long way in helping athletes develop a positive attitude, enjoy, and continue to grow in the sport. A positive atmosphere and rapport coming from your example influences self-esteem which enhances self confidence.
This is an Advanced Rifle, Pistol, and Shotgun Coach certification prerequisite course.