Medical, Psychological and Technical Advances
Following on from the success of our 2015 seminar, ‘The Inner World of Competitive Shooting’, we are delighted to announce the date of our next international seminar which will be held on April 1st, 2017.
This seminar will concentrate on information, techniques and technology which can be used to improve shooting performance. There will be an emphasis on self-help techniques, tested, tried and safe techniques which you, yourself, can use to increase your scores.
Topics covered during this one day conference will focus on the implementation of mindfulness, Quiet Eye technology, therapeutic approaches to eliminating unwanted thoughts, and reactions, and techniques to improve shooting technique.
More detailed information about the programme will become available on our dedicated website nsra conference over the next few weeks.
As before, the seminar will be available on-line as well as on-site. You can tune in through your own home computer. (RSM technicians can give advice about IT requirements to do this).
Admission fees will be kept at 2015 prices:
£150 on site
£ 75 on line.
As in 2015, the event will be held in the centre of London at the prestigious Royal Society of Medicine. Lunch and snacks will be provided throughout the day by the excellent RSM caterers.
We look forward to seeing you there!
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Medical Psychological and Technical Advances
April 1st 2017
Royal Society of Medicine, London
The programme is still evolving and changes are likely to be made from time to time. Please check for amendments nearer the date.
09.00 Registration, Tea and Coffee
09.30 Welcome and Opening remarks
Session 1: Chair Iain Root, CEO, NSRA UK
09.35 The importance of physical fitness in non-physical sport.
Professor Tom Trinick OBE. Department of Sports
Medicine, Ulster University and Consultant Endocrinologist,
Belfast, Lieutenant Colonel, Territorial Army.
10.20 Shooting and competing under pressure.
Emma Mosley BSc (PhD Researcher and Lecturer,
Southampton Solent University, UK)
11.05 Tea and Coffee Break
Session 2: Chair Prof. Tom Trinick OBE
11.30 Shooting and Mental skills Research:
Quiet eye, Mental focus, Mind Control............
Jean Coleman BSc (Hons. Psychology), MSc (Research) MSc
12.15 Metacognition and Mental Strategies.
Session 3: Chair Bob Loughridge, Vice Chairman, National Small-bore Rifle Association
14.00 Making the best use of electronic training aids – like SCATT
Bert Bertolini(Regional Coach)
14.45 Measuring up to the Future: New Possibilities from medical technology for Coaching and Research
AD Instruments, Oxford, UK
15.30 Tea and Coffee Break
Session 4: Chair Dr. Adrian Zentner, Perth, Western Australia.
16.00 Therapeutic tapping. Controlling thoughts and unhelpful reactions.
Ann Maree Zentner (EFT Practitioner, Perth, W. Australia)
16.45 Mindfulness Techniques in Sport and Shooting (tba)
Final Session: Your Questions
17.00 Questions to the Speakers Chaired by Tom Trinick and Iain Root
17.30 Conference ends.
Collection of delegates feedback.
'The Inner World of Shooting 2015'
A DVD of our 2015 conference is available through the NSRA shop
Registration: Registration on the morning of the conference will be between 8.30am and 9.00am. Coffee and tea will be served on arrival.
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Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
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National Small-bore Rifle Association
The NSRA is the national governing body for all Small-bore Rifle and Pistol Target Shooting in the United Kingdom, including Airgun and Match Crossbow Shooting.
We are based at The Lord Roberts Centre, within the grounds of the National Shooting Centre, Bisley, Surrey.