Archery

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Human Kinetics, Dec 1, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 218 pages
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you're serious about improving accuracy, increasing consistency, and achieving competitive success, " Archery "is your guide.

Featuring the in-depth instruction, insight, and advice from the world's top coaches and archers, "Archery" sets a new standard in resources for those who compete with the recurve or compound bow.

"Archery" includes a wealth of information on perfecting stance, body alignment, muscle recruitment, and shot sequence. You'll master the skills and techniques taught at the U.S. Olympic Training Center by legendary coach KiSik Lee. Then you'll prepare for competition:

- Select and properly tune equipment.

- Develop a winning shot sequence.

- Set up, draw, and complete the shot.

- Maximize practice time.

- Train physically and mentally for competition.

- Develop a successful tournament strategy.

Developed by USA Archery, " Archery "is an invaluable resource you'll refer to again and again.

 

 

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User Review  - jlhowson - LibraryThing

An incredibly comprehensive review, particularly suited to those interested in competitive archery with either the compound or recurve bow. A certain amount of familiarity with basic archery ... Read full review

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User Review  - Swan-in-the-Hoop - LibraryThing

What an amazing book! As a child, I tried archery and was a total failure. Much later, in 2010, I overcame my fears of the sport & tried it again. It was great fun & I advanced to an acceptable level ... Read full review

Contents

Becoming a Competitive Archer
1
Equipment and Tuning Tips
11
Developing Your Shot Sequence
29
Recurve Shooting Setting Up
45
Recurve Shooting Drawing the Shot
63
Recurve Shooting Completing the Shot
81
Compound Shooting Setting Up and Completing the Shot
93
Making Practice More Effective
111
Preparing and Peaking for Competition
173
Developing Young Archers
183
Building Your Support Team
193
Appendix
201
References
207
Index
209
About USA Archery
215
About the Contributors
217

Nutrition and Physical Training for Archers
133
Mental Training for Archers
155
Planning to Win
165
Ad
219
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