SportExcel is celebrating 25 years of delivering high-performance to the world. Check out our new online program - ZoneQuest!

Your Zone. Your Game.


Join thousands of athletes who have gotten their game back on track fast with Bob Palmer’s Zone performance system for winning.


Learn from the Zone performance expert who has worked with the world's best athletes

SportExcel is the science of winning.

With our proven Zone performance formula you learn the most powerful tools in the the high-performance world to empower you and shape your game for success.

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"Bob's training gives all athletes the same great system I learned. very pro or aspiring athlete can benefit from learning it - for sport, work, school and life."

Former Professional Snowboarder - Three-time Olympian, Gold and Silver Medalist and X Games Medalist

Meet Bob Palmer

Zone performance trainer and mentor of champions

The founder and CEO of SportExcel Inc., Bob Palmer is the world’s most experienced and successful Zone performance trainer, reaching athletes and coaches around the world via Skype.

Bob’s sole outcome, as a Zone expert and professional educator, is to equip you with the SportExcel Zone training strategies so that you will think, troubleshoot and perform like a pro.

He is contracted as the high-performance trainer of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, and has worked with athletes at USA Shooting, the NSSA-NSCA and ATA. Bob has athletes worldwide.

Bob is the author of A Mind to Win, and also writes for sports magazines.

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What you will learn

A proven Zone performance formula with the most powerful tools in the sport high-performance world to empower you and shape your mental game for success

In just eight weeks, the SportExcel Zone performance training system teaches you how to take leadership of your sport and make your game fun. You'll learn the Zone, build consistency, create life-long momentum, acquire sport-specific skills quickly, and learn how to win!

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Zone training options

1-on-1 with Bob Palmer | ZoneQuest Online | Clinics


1-on-1 training and mentorship for athletes, coaches and leaders

Get 1-on-1 Skype training, mentorship and support with high-performance expert, Bob Palmer, to prepare you to win, and to support you before, during, and after your competitions.

Test-drive the first session of the SportExcel high-performance system.

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Online video training course in a self-paced format

The eight-week ZoneQuest program for the mental game is the same great training as our highly acclaimed 1-on-1 program with Bob Palmer but in a self-paced, online video training program that  teaches you how to bring your Zone to life with the strategies of champions. Start your quest for the Zone today!

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Train together with your organization, squad or team

SportExcel's Mind vs Target Clinic gives your group an introduction to Zone high-performance, where you are taught to how to build a powerful Zone that is the foundation for consistency, camaraderie, team synergy and winning. Bob delivers dynamic, hands-on and empowering clinics around the world, either at your location, via Skype or through our online academy.

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Test-drive the SportExcel Zone performance system with a no-obligation first training session of our Ignition Series

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Books by Bob Palmer

Available in paperback, audio CD, MP3, and eBook

Paperback and e-Book

A Mind to Win, for athletes in all sports, gives you a step-by-step system for getting winning, leadership and fun. This book is for pros, weekend enthusiasts, competitive athletes, coachs, parents and CEOs who want to get into the Zone and stay there.

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Paperback and e-Book

Bob's book - Mind vs Target, has sold thousands of copies around the world. It is the clay target sport version of A Mind to Win and is  written for athletes, coaches, sport leaders and parents in trap, skeet, sporting clays and other taget sports. Soon to be published in Spanish.

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Audio Book and MP3

Bob's popular book, Mind vs Target, for trap, skeet, sporting clays and other target sports, is now available in a 4-CD audio book as well as an MP3 download. It is ideal for brushing up on the strategies on the way to competitions.

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"This is the revolutionary aspect of Bob's program. It helps you change your mind, and your physiology by using the Zone experience as the central focus of your everyday activities."

Professional Ironman / Triathlon, former European Champion and 1st place - Ironman Brazil 2014, Owner - Mercury Rising Triathlon

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Ready to kickstart your journey as a high-performance athlete?

Book your no obligation 45-minute Skype training session with Bob Palmer where you learn the Zone (this is the first session in the Ignition Series programs).

Set up your test-drive today

Test-drive the SportExcel Zone performance system with a no-obligation first training session of our Ignition Series