How To Concentrate Like A Pro

Matthew Emmons was a sharpshooter - one of the best in the world. In 2004, at the Olympics held in Athens, he won the gold medal in shooting the rifle in 50 meters prone position. Emmons was well on his way to win another gold in the three-position rifle event, where the athletes shoot the rifle while kneeling, standing, and from the prone position. He was ahead by 3 points. But in his hurried anxiety, Emmons choked in the worst way possible. He lost his focus and fired on his competitor’s target in the lane next to his! Instead of winning the gold, Emmons came in eighth.

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