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A monthly 4-H Shooting Sports Instructor Professional Development Event

Targeted Topics: This is a monthly 4-H Shooting Sports Instructor Professional Development event aimed at making those who instruct the best even better instructors. We aim to help Level 1 Club Instructors improve their skills and knowledge of the shooting disciplines they are involved in. 

Our next event will occur on January 30, 2024 at 7:00 PM. If interested, please register on our registration page. 

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Schedule of Upcoming Events and Topics 

Schedule of Past Events and Topics (Videos of past events below) 

September 19, 2023 - Topic: Champion Coach and Instructor Emil Praslick III shares lessons learned

Bob and Sean interview Emil Praslick III for lessons learned from his years as both a world-class competitive shooter and coach. 

August 22, 2023 - Topic: Dutchess County Program LIVE from the Dutchess County Fair!

Bob and Sean try something new and broadcast LIVE from the DC Fair! Topics include an important update on the 2023 Fall NYS 4-H Championships and highlights of our program, and community outreach. 

July 25, 2023 - Topic: NYS 4-H’er’s 2023 National 4-H Shooting Sports Championship Experiences

4-H'ers from Wyoming and Saratoga Counties join us to share their experiences at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Competition in Nebraska this year. 

June 20, 2023  - Topic: Past 4-H’er’s Experiences in Collegiate Shooting

Rachael Paddock, a past  4-H Shooting Sports participant from Wyoming County, shares her experiences in 4-H Shooting Sports and Collegiate Shooting at a Division I level college and in the Jr. Olympic Tryouts. 

May 23, 2023  - Topic: Overview of National and State Championships

Nathan Paddock, a Level 2, 4-H Shooting Sports Instructor from Wyoming County, presents an overview of the National and State Level Championships as it applies to the Rifle / Air Rifle Discipline.