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Can instructors attend Appleseed as Shooters?
« on: October 05, 2011, 09:32:25 PM »
Yes, and we have two events this weekend that would be perfect Lacrosse http://appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=19592.0 and Lodi  http://appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=20376.0 Please bring some friends, its like a family picnic with shooting  :~ .
See you this weekend  ;)

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Re: Can instructors attend Appleseed as Shooters?
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2011, 09:40:21 PM »
Don't all family picnics include shooting? :---

Seriously, Instructors!  If the shoot is covered, by all means show up and shoot...
Don't let those skills go dormant.  Like mine a friend of mines... :-X
Oh, and it should be on every instructors list to score Rifleman at full distance!


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Re: Can instructors attend Appleseed as Shooters?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2011, 09:50:47 PM »
Our state coordinator in indiana is a real piece of work.  He requires us to requal and then posts our scores.  next year he is going to make us requal while demonstrating an AQT in front of students.  Talk about shame as a motivator  O0

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Re: Can instructors attend Appleseed as Shooters?
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2011, 10:18:46 PM »
Already signed up for La Crosse on Sunday.

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Re: Can instructors attend Appleseed as Shooters?
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2011, 10:20:13 PM »
Oh, and all it costs for IT's is one months pay deducted right outta your RWVA paycheck!  Talk about convenience!
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Re: Can instructors attend Appleseed as Shooters?
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2011, 06:54:21 AM »
Our state coordinator in indiana is a real piece of work.  He requires us to requal and then posts our scores.  next year he is going to make us requal while demonstrating an AQT in front of students.  Talk about shame as a motivator  O0

I think its great that we are getting past the time when folks feared to shoot in front of the attendees.  I can remember them using the excuse that the instructor might "mess up" and look bad in front of the students.  If you can shoot, you can shoot.

Have a good time.  If you can't have a good time shooting, what are you doing in Appleseed?

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Re: Can instructors attend Appleseed as Shooters?
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2011, 05:44:15 PM »
Our state coordinator in indiana is a real piece of work.  He requires us to requal and then posts our scores.  next year he is going to make us requal while demonstrating an AQT in front of students.  Talk about shame as a motivator  O0

I like it. This will be coming to Florida, I just feel it. I do try very hard to get the IIT's shooting every time it is possible. Some people do after all learn by imitation and observation and watching "men (and women) who know very well what they are about" can be inspiring as well.
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Re: Can instructors attend Appleseed as Shooters?
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2011, 06:28:29 PM »
Check out the answers to the following questions on TIPS FAQ.

If I'm signed up as an instructor for an event may I shoot at that event?
http://appleseedinfo.org/tips/faq.php#workevent14

May instructors sign up to shoot at events, and not sign up to instruct?
http://appleseedinfo.org/tips/faq.php#workevent15
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Re: Can instructors attend Appleseed as Shooters?
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2011, 07:17:23 PM »
I have heard this asked alot. Thanks for posting it up.
If the shoot was covered we always just checked with the SB and tried to get in an AQT or two to keep the skills honed.
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Re: Can instructors attend Appleseed as Shooters?
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2011, 09:37:34 PM »
The key is to come shoot, and bring some friends  ;)
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Re: Can instructors attend Appleseed as Shooters?
« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2011, 11:14:33 PM »
Especially for us City Dwellers.  Not a lot of places outside of Appleseed for us to shoot.  Not like being out in the country where you can shoot four or five AQTs every weekend in your backyard to keep the skills up.

Getting to shoot a couple of AQTs on Sunday afternoon is the icing on the cake of a always rewarding weekend of instructing, and I sure appreciate shoot bosses who permit it.


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Re: Can instructors attend Appleseed as Shooters?
« Reply #11 on: October 13, 2011, 12:28:48 AM »
If I'm given the opportunity while instructing at a shoot, I will shoot an AQT to show the shooters that instructors can shoot expert.  One, I'm a woman and my shooting impresses them and hopefully gives them some added determination, and two, I do need to shoot when I have the opportunity.  Sometimes 3-4 mo. go by without my shooting an AQT an that's a loooong time!

As instructors, we certainly need to keep our skills sharp.  It was much easier to talk KD to the students after I had successfully done it.  It is also more convincing when you have shot expert at KD to be able to tell the students unequivocally,  that the skills they're learning at 25yds. easily translate into expert scores at full distance given the right come-ups.

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Our state coordinator in indiana is a real piece of work.  He requires us to requal and then posts our scores.  next year he is going to make us requal while demonstrating an AQT in front of students.  Talk about shame as a motivator  O0

I like it. This will be coming to Florida, I just feel it. I do try very hard to get the IIT's shooting every time it is possible. Some people do after all learn by imitation and observation and watching "men (and women) who know very well what they are about" can be inspiring as well.
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