Reach Your Potential

This page will grow to be a resource for learning techniques to further develop your practical and mental skills.

Here at X10 Archery, we offer coaching sessions on mental mastery.
Click here to book a session with Lynda LeCompte.


Athlete Responsibilities

  • Know the location, schedule and rules
  • Arrive with enough time to park, walk to venue, find a seat, stretch, hang target, relax and get in the zone
  • Pack and prepare for the event; use a list to help pack
  • Know the dress code and pack appropriate clothing and footwear
  • Be mentally and physically prepared to compete
  • Master breathing and control heart rate
  • Have mental discipline to shoot each arrow as perfectly as in practice
  • Maintain composure throughout competition

Nine Mental Skills
  • Choose and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Maintain a high-level of self motivation.
  • Set high, realistic goals.
  • Deal effectively with people.
  • Use positive self-talk.
  • Use positive mental imagery.
  • Manage anxiety effectively.
  • Manage emotions effectively.
  • Maintain concentration.