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SHOOTING SCIENCE: Medical, Psychological and Technical Advances

National Small-bore Rifle Association

Saturday, 1 April 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00 (BST)

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Royal Society of Medicine attendance 1 Apr 2017 £150.00 £0.00
On-line attendance
Delegates who are unable to attend in person can to follow the conference on-line in real time and view on line for 30 days post event, at no extra cost. Details of how to access the live event will be sent separately via email nearer to the date.
1 Apr 2017 £75.00 £0.00

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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. Metacognition and pre-performance routines will also be covered.

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). the seminar will then be available to you throughout the month of April at any time.

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.


13.00   Lunch


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 

             Ade Adebisi, 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.

              Attendance certificates.



'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.

Catering: Refreshments will be served during morning and afternoon breaks and a buffet lunch will be provided. Please contact us if you have special dietary requirements at


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Any applications for refunds must be made via email to the event organiser and can be made up to 30-days in advance of the conference date.


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The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
W1G 0AE London
United Kingdom

Saturday, 1 April 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00 (BST)

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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.

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