Tag: backcountry hunting

Ep217 – Shooting With a Recoil-Sensitive Shoulder

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Ep217 - Shooting With a Recoil-Sensitive Shoulder
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This is an interesting story that describes a personal journey…shooting with a recoil-sensitive shoulder. This is Part 1 of perhaps several, and in this episode I discuss how I acquired a shoulder which is now extremely sensitive to recoil and how I’ll progress in my shooting endeavors. If you are a hunter or shooter, you’ll really appreciate this, especially if…

Shooting With a Recoil-Sensitive Shoulder

This is a science project. I recently acquired a recoil-sensitive shoulder. This is the story of how that happened and what I’ll be doing to continue pursuing one of my lifetime sports in the presence of an orthopedic issue. I decided to share this journey because I believe it has the potential to benefit many other LIfetime Athletes who participate…

Hunter Performance Part 3…Applications and Mindset

In this third part of the Hunter Performance Series, I’m going to discuss a variety of tactics and strategies that can enhance your effectiveness and enjoyment as a backcountry hunter. Many of these concepts will be useful for any mountain athlete or wilderness traveler. In Part 1 we covered conditioning and in Part 2 our focus was gear. Now we…

Ep209 – Hunter Performance Part 3…Applications and Mindset

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Ep209 - Hunter Performance Part 3...Applications and Mindset
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In this episode I combine tips and techniques relating to the conditioning and gear we discussed in Parts 1 and 2, while telling a few stories of great adventures in the field. I hope you find this show to be equal parts informative and entertaining! Remember, backcountry hunters are the original athletes, you can and should train for your sport,…

Ep203 – Hunter Performance Part 1…Conditioning

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Ep203 - Hunter Performance Part 1...Conditioning
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The backcountry hunter is the original athlete in human history. A modern mountain (or plains, prairie, woods, canyon, tundra, etc.) athlete can and should train for peak performance in the field. In this episode I discuss some of the conditioning considerations of ultimate hunter performance. These are elements that I use when coaching backcountry hunters for seasons and expeditions, and…