Understanding the 10.0 in the SCATT data February 10, 2020 11:27
10.0 - shows the percentage of time your aimpoint was within the 10-ring during the last second before the shot (control time intervals can be adjusted in your settings). You can also choose to display the 10.5 parameter instead in the settings.
The role of this parameter in your training depends on what goals are set by you or your coach. An athlete could hypothetically still shoot straight 10’s with low 10.0 percentages, however, only by reaching for high 10.0 values significant consistency can be achieved.
For example, if a shooter’s goal is to hit 97 points per series, 10.0 needs to be (approximately) above 70%, which will enable him/her to hit 7 tens out of 10 given the standard distribution and remaining shots being 9’s. However, a 97-point series will be effectively secured only if the 10.0 parameter is significantly over 70%. If an athlete is aiming at sustainable 99-point series, this data-point needs to be over 90%.
10a0 represents the percentage of time your aimpoint was within the “absolute 10-ring" which is the imaginary 10-ring drawn around your average aiming point (yellow cross) in the last second before the shot (control time intervals can be adjusted in your settings).
This parameter should be explored when a shooter's hold stability is solid, but calibration accuracy is uncertain, he/she suspects that the sights are slightly off, or the shooter suffers from astigmatism. Generally speaking, 10a0 could be utilized by virtually any shooter depending on what subtlety needs to be addressed during the practice session. One could very well practice hold stability with alternative areas on the target rather than the bulls’ eye, for instance. This parameter comes in handy for shooters with decent hold stability but lackluster sighting/aiming when they need to objectively evaluate their hold stability ”in a vacuum”.
This parameter shall be treated differently compared to the 10.0 one that was covered in our previous post. Even though this is a relative variable, a shooter should focus on keeping the 10a0 percentage as high as possible. Thus, the closer you are to 100%, the better!