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We have talked about getting enough asleep before you play darts before, here is the proof!

Coaching Clinic 64 - If You Snooze You Lose

Posted: 25.05.17 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

We have talked about getting enough asleep before you play darts before, here is the proof!

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What can you learn from a Major Darts Tournament? We pick out some lessons from The Lakeside!

Coaching Clinic 63

Posted: 07.03.17 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

What can you learn from a Major Darts Tournament? We pick out some lessons from The Lakeside!

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Do you get stressed on the oche? If so, this may help!

Coaching Clinic 62

Posted: 21.01.17 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Do you get stressed on the oche? If so, this may help!

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How to beat your biggest enemy on the oche - Yourself!

Coaching Clinic 61

Posted: 20.01.17 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

How to beat your biggest enemy on the oche - Yourself!

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We have some more advice from back in the day!

Coaching Clinic 60

Posted: 31.10.16 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

We have some more advice from back in the day!

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Aidan , the Co-author of our book dispenses some good advice about practice

Coaching Clinic 59

Posted: 23.09.16 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Aidan , the Co-author of our book dispenses some good advice about practice

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On the trail of a Darts Coach! We look at why there is a lack of coaches in darts!

Coaching Clinic 58

Posted: 18.08.16 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

On the trail of a Darts Coach! We look at why there is a lack of coaches in darts!

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We take you back to the late 70

Coaching Clinic 57

Posted: 29.07.16 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

We take you back to the late 70's for coaching advice from Welsh legend Leighton Rees.

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This month we look at how your flights and stems can make a difference to your game!

Coaching Clinic 56

Posted: 17.06.16 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we look at how your flights and stems can make a difference to your game!

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Your Darts! The Most Important Piece Of Your Kit!

Coaching Clinic 55

Posted: 16.05.16 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Your Darts! The Most Important Piece Of Your Kit!

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It

Coaching Clinic 54

Posted: 15.03.16 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

It's a cunning plan! Try out some of the games from our Practice Plan

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Are you the type of darts player that beats yourself up after every bad shot. You

Coaching Clinic 53

Posted: 25.02.16 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Are you the type of darts player that beats yourself up after every bad shot. You'd best read this then!

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The F Word - Fear!

Coaching Clinic 52

Posted: 26.01.16 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

The F Word - Fear!

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The WI is our inspiration to help you play better darts this month.

Coaching Clinic 51

Posted: 01.12.15 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

The WI is our inspiration to help you play better darts this month.

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You Loser! We look at getting the maximum benefit from losing.

Coaching Clinic 50

Posted: 21.10.15 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

You Loser! We look at getting the maximum benefit from losing.

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Starting at the beginning is a very good place to start!

Coaching Clinic 49

Posted: 20.08.15 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Starting at the beginning is a very good place to start!

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We go off at a bit of a tangent and discuss sponsorship.

Coaching Clinic 48

Posted: 03.08.15 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

We go off at a bit of a tangent and discuss sponsorship.

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This month we look at putting a practice session together and we have some games to try!

Coaching Clinic 47

Posted: 22.06.15 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we look at putting a practice session together and we have some games to try!

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We discuss technique and have another practice game for you!

Coaching Clinic 46

Posted: 25.05.15 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

We discuss technique and have another practice game for you!

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Can we count on you to practice your darts?

Coaching Clinic 45

Posted: 16.04.15 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Can we count on you to practice your darts?

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This month we look at how to practice hitting the double!

Coaching Clinic 44

Posted: 19.03.15 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we look at how to practice hitting the double!

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We continue our practice ideas for you and look at sharpening up your power scoring!

Coaching Clinic 43

Posted: 16.02.15 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

We continue our practice ideas for you and look at sharpening up your power scoring!

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We change direction with our coaching blog and focus on our favourite subject-practice.

Coaching Clinic 42

Posted: 21.01.15 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

We change direction with our coaching blog and focus on our favourite subject-practice.

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This month we follow up from last month

Coaching Clinic 41

Posted: 12.12.14 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we follow up from last month's fault finder with the most common errors we spot in a darts throw!

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Is your technique perfect? Course it

Coaching Clinic 40

Posted: 28.11.14 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Is your technique perfect? Course it's not, but we may be able to help you get closer to perfection!

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We float an idea past you on how to remind yourself to follow through perfectly after you have thrown your dart

Coaching Clinic 39

Posted: 20.10.14 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

We float an idea past you on how to remind yourself to follow through perfectly after you have thrown your dart

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As the "new " season kicks off we look at what help you can get to improve your game.

Coaching Clinic 38

Posted: 22.09.14 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

As the "new " season kicks off we look at what help you can get to improve your game.

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This month we look at the switch. How efficient is your passing of the darts?

Coaching Clinic 37

Posted: 28.08.14 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we look at the switch. How efficient is your passing of the darts?

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This month we look how you can stay focused whilst playing pairs!

Coaching Clinic 36

Posted: 20.07.14 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we look how you can stay focused whilst playing pairs!

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This month we Judge what it takes to be a top dart player!

Coaching Clinic 35

Posted: 24.06.14 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we Judge what it takes to be a top dart player!

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Welcome to our darts coaching blog - This month we look at how you can sock it to your opponent!

Coaching Clinic 34

Posted: 19.05.14 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Welcome to our darts coaching blog - This month we look at how you can sock it to your opponent!

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Phil Taylor is a great example of how a change (or two) can initially wreck your darts game!

Coaching Clinic 33

Posted: 24.04.14 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Phil Taylor is a great example of how a change (or two) can initially wreck your darts game!

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Accuracy: the problem of getting better is that you get worse!

Coaching Clinic 32

Posted: 26.03.14 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Accuracy: the problem of getting better is that you get worse!

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This month we look at fine tuning your darts play!

Coaching Clinic 31

Posted: 20.02.14 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we look at fine tuning your darts play!

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Welcome to our first coaching clinic blog of 2014. Have you resolved to play better darts?

Coaching Clinic 30

Posted: 21.01.14 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Welcome to our first coaching clinic blog of 2014. Have you resolved to play better darts?

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Ted Hankey is our inspiration for our discussion on "clever" darts players!

Coaching Clinic 29

Posted: 18.12.13 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Ted Hankey is our inspiration for our discussion on "clever" darts players!

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"What can possibly go wrong"? How to avoid some of the pitfalls of tournament play!

Coaching Clinic 28

Posted: 23.11.13 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

"What can possibly go wrong"? How to avoid some of the pitfalls of tournament play!

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Just say you were planning to take part in our tournament-The New Forest Masters, how would you prepare?

Coaching Clinic 27 - Be Prepared

Posted: 17.10.13 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Just say you were planning to take part in our tournament-The New Forest Masters, how would you prepare?

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Do you get distracted when you are playing darts? We have an idea or two that may help!

Coaching Clinic 26

Posted: 27.08.13 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Do you get distracted when you are playing darts? We have an idea or two that may help!

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This month we advise you to "get a grip" and how to practise darts skills on the bus!

Coaching Clinic 25

Posted: 21.07.13 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we advise you to "get a grip" and how to practise darts skills on the bus!

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This month we look at some "Couch potato" coaching and how a straw could help you play better darts!

Coaching Clinic 24

Posted: 25.06.13 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we look at some "Couch potato" coaching and how a straw could help you play better darts!

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In this month

Coaching Clinic 23

Posted: 30.05.13 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

In this month's darts coaching clinic we have a 2 minute video that may help you play better darts!

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Better late than never we continue the "shooting" theme and discuss focusing on your target and a smooth release!

Coaching Clinic 22

Posted: 30.04.13 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Better late than never we continue the "shooting" theme and discuss focusing on your target and a smooth release!

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Do you get nervous when playing darts? We hope you will give us the thumbs up for an idea that may help!

Coaching Clinic 21

Posted: 20.03.13 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Do you get nervous when playing darts? We hope you will give us the thumbs up for an idea that may help!

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This month we look at ways of improving the mental part of your game!

Coaching Clinic 20

Posted: 25.02.13 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we look at ways of improving the mental part of your game!

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This month we show you how you can focus in on the areas that need improvement in your game and we have a competition!

Coaching Clinic 19

Posted: 24.01.13 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we show you how you can focus in on the areas that need improvement in your game and we have a competition!

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This month we imagine what is going through Brendan Dolan

Coaching Clinic 18

Posted: 14.12.12 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we imagine what is going through Brendan Dolan's mind and we have some cleaning advice!

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This month we go to the top of World darts and seek advice from players that have "made it"!

Coaching Clinic 17

Posted: 20.11.12 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we go to the top of World darts and seek advice from players that have "made it"!

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There was a lot of talk about the legacy of The Olympics! They are still an inspiration to us to help you play better darts!

Coaching Clinic 16

Posted: 17.10.12 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

There was a lot of talk about the legacy of The Olympics! They are still an inspiration to us to help you play better darts!

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As the 2012 Olympics fade in our memory we look at what dart players can learn from some of the amazing and inspiring athletes that took part!

Coaching Clinic 15

Posted: 16.09.12 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

As the 2012 Olympics fade in our memory we look at what dart players can learn from some of the amazing and inspiring athletes that took part!

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This month we look at how musicians can help dart players and we have a quick checkout practice game.

Coaching Clinic 14

Posted: 15.08.12 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we look at how musicians can help dart players and we have a quick checkout practice game.

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We mix our monthly coaching clinic with the World Matchplay,we hope you like it.

Coaching Clinic 13 and The World Matchplay

Posted: 25.07.12 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

We mix our monthly coaching clinic with the World Matchplay,we hope you like it.

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If you could ask us two darting related question what would they be? We think they would be about nerves and practice!

Coaching Clinic 12

Posted: 18.06.12 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

If you could ask us two darting related question what would they be? We think they would be about nerves and practice!

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This month we look at why when you are "improving" your darts skills you seem to get worse for a while as well as more tasty advice!

Coaching Clinic 11

Posted: 20.05.12 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we look at why when you are "improving" your darts skills you seem to get worse for a while as well as more tasty advice!

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This month we have a suggestion on how you can BEEF up your game!

Coaching Clinic 10

Posted: 19.04.12 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we have a suggestion on how you can BEEF up your game!

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This month we ask you to consider going "back to basics" with your technique and we have a practice game for you too!

Coaching Clinic 9

Posted: 20.03.12 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we ask you to consider going "back to basics" with your technique and we have a practice game for you too!

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After a month off our darts coaching clinic blog returns! We take a look at setting goals and our latest bit of kit to analyse your throw!

Coaching Clinic 8

Posted: 16.02.12 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

After a month off our darts coaching clinic blog returns! We take a look at setting goals and our latest bit of kit to analyse your throw!

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We have what seems an obvious error that is worth checking out as it will help your darts fly straight-An MOT for your technique and the skill of counting.

Coaching Clinic 7

Posted: 13.12.11 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

We have what seems an obvious error that is worth checking out as it will help your darts fly straight-An MOT for your technique and the skill of counting.

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The Coaching Clinic this month takes a look at a common problem in darts "the snatch". We also tell the tale of a practice board sadly lost at sea!

Coaching Clinic 6

Posted: 22.11.11 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

The Coaching Clinic this month takes a look at a common problem in darts "the snatch". We also tell the tale of a practice board sadly lost at sea!

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This month we discuss the benefits of taking to yourself during a game and how splitting a darts match into three parts can help your practice.

Coaching Clinic 5

Posted: 12.10.11 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

This month we discuss the benefits of taking to yourself during a game and how splitting a darts match into three parts can help your practice.

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Our coaching clinic blog looks at what type of practice is best and we help a player "get a grip"!

Coaching Clinic 4

Posted: 20.09.11 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Our coaching clinic blog looks at what type of practice is best and we help a player "get a grip"!

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Our third coaching clinic blog looks at focus and concentration issues. We also discuss the importance of having a solid base to throw from!

Coaching Clinic 3

Posted: 17.08.11 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Our third coaching clinic blog looks at focus and concentration issues. We also discuss the importance of having a solid base to throw from!

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Our coaching clinic this week looks at technique. In particular we focus on where to stand on the oche and the follow through.

Coaching Clinic 2

Posted: 20.07.11 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Our coaching clinic this week looks at technique. In particular we focus on where to stand on the oche and the follow through.

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Our darts coaching blog this week takes a look at one client who visited our coaching clinic suffering from the "dreaded drift"-can we make him "better"?

Coaching Clinic 1

Posted: 14.06.11 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Our darts coaching blog this week takes a look at one client who visited our coaching clinic suffering from the "dreaded drift"-can we make him "better"?

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Here is the first edition of our new Red Dragon Darts Performance Centre Tips newsletter.

Darts Performance Centre Tips

Posted: 11.02.11 in Coaching Clinic Blog category

Here is the first edition of our new Red Dragon Darts Performance Centre Tips newsletter.

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