One of the most important parts of heading is getting that first swing on target. Set yourself up for success by…hooking the horns upside down? In this video brought to you by Professional’s Choice, Coleman Proctor explains the dummy drill he uses to help headers who struggle with turning their rope over too late.

“Heading is the only discipline where your first swing is required to turn over outside your elbow. A great drill that I came up with for beginners who would to turn their rope over too late is to have them—on their first swing—hook the horns upside down.”

About Coleman Proctor:

Since turning pro in 2004, Coleman Proctor has qualified for the National Finals Rodeo seven times. In 2022, he finished sixth in the team roping (heading) world standings. Throughout his career, Proctor has earned more than $1.5 million in prize money, cementing his status as one of the top earners in the sport. Proctor, his wife, and two daughters live in Pryor, Oklahoma.