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The characters are talking about archery and they explain that unlike other sports, while you fight with other people, you are essentially more like fighting a battle with yourself.

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From context I can gather that he's speaking how mentally they fall part then? But I'm not quite sure how the grammar of the sentence is structured


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来る can mean "to strike (psychologically)". See the 5th definition of this entry. 来ねえ is a colloquial version of 来ない. Here, メンタル(に)来る means "it impacts my mental (state)". 直【ちょく】で is simply a slangy way of saying 直【じか】に or 直接的に ("directly").

Because of that, when things go wrong, it hits your mental state really hard, doesn't it?

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