An Alexander Technique Approach to Target Practice with a Rifle
This ebook uses the Alexander Technique principles of good posture and great technique to assist the marksman. It is the intention of this ebook to help the marksman create a personal technique and posture with the rifle that allows you to find the most mechanically advantageous way to shoot with extraordinary precision. This ebook is filled with concepts that will help you explore what you’ve been doing technically and posturally in target practice, and to assist you in finding a way to use the rifle, so that target practice is easier and kinder to the body. The topics are: What the Alexander Technique Offers Marksmen; Posture (target stance); Torso, Shoulders, and Breathing; Hands, Arms, and Shoulders; Direction (how to be fully upright); Inhibition (letting go of bad habits); The Whole Body Shoots the Rifle in Opposition with Direction; Guided Whole Body Release before Target Practice; When You’re Not Doing Something, Don’t Continue to Do It; Accuracy; Competing without Competing; As a Gift (target practice given as a gift to yourself and others); and Short Essays.
Ethan Kind is a former concert guitarist who used the Alexander Technique to heal carpal tunnel pain in his left wrist and never had physical problems on the guitar again. He has also been an athlete all of his life. Please contact Mr. Kind if you have any questions about this ebook, suggestions that would make this ebook clearer and more expansive, or suggestions for other ebooks that you would like to see him write about. Mr. Kind can be reached at www.ethankind.com and [email protected]
This book is 47 pages