This is an introduction to the sport of archery, offering practical suggestions for safe, enjoyable and effective archery. Sponsored by the US Olympic Sports Committee, it contains the history of archery in the Olympics, archery fundamentals, archery competitions, archery associations and governing bodies, tackle and equipment, fitness and nutrition, and safety and first aid.
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Published/Written by: Kathleen M. Haywood, Catherine F. Lewis.
Archery: Steps to Success presents 10 easy-to-follow steps designed to help participants learn and improve key skills for recreational target shooting, bowhunting, and tournament shooting.
This new edition features 76 drills that develop and sharpen players’ techniques. The drills come with performance goals and a list of key points to remember when executing each drill. Plus, many include instructions for increasing or decreasing the difficulty of the drill.
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This book is packed with information for all those interested in traditional archery, from the basics involved in taking up a traditional bow for the first time, to clear concise guidelines on making your own arrows, strings and bows.
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Published/Written by: Jim Hamm, Steve Allely, Time Baker, Paul Comstocke, ro Hardcastle.
This is surely the best book ever written about the subject. It contains everything you need to know in order to build traditional bows, whether you're an experienced craftsman or a complete novice.
It's also an engrossing, utterly fascinating read for anybody interested in any aspect of archery, whether technical, social or historical. The section on bow design, explaining how bows work and what makes a good one, is worth the money on its own.
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