Beginner's Guide to Traditional Archery

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Stackpole Books, 2004 - Sports & Recreation - 106 pages
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Easy-to-understand instruction for traditional archery
Covers both target shooting and bowhunting
Includes the author's exclusive tiered training program for instinctive shooting with in-depth advice on selecting bows, arrows, and accessories

The popularity of traditional archery has exploded in recent years, and this handy, readable guide serves as the perfect introduction for anyone looking to break into the sport. From selecting arrow shafts to refining your form to entering your first tournament, it explains in straightforward, no-nonsense prose how to get started. Whether you've never shot an arrow or are making the move from compound bows, you're certain to benefit from the author's time-tested training program for instinctive shooting, which develops a foundation of shooting skill through repetition.
 

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Contents

Perfect Practice Makes Perfect
1
The Right Equipment
5
Bare Shaft Tuning Your Bow
47
Correct Shooting Form
57
Basic Accuracy Exercises
71
Advanced Accuracy Exercises
79
Instinctive Bowhunting Practice
83
Custom Bows
95
Traditional Archery Suppliers
98
Custom Bowmakers
100
Resources
102
Notes
104
Index
105
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About the author (2004)

Brian Sorrells spent four years in the U.S. Army before beginning a career in law enforcement that has spanned twenty-five years. His love for hunting and the outdoors began at a young age. He has shot and hunted with the longbow for more than two decades. Sorrells is a masthead contributor for Traditional Bowhunter magazine and also writes regularly for many other archery and hunting magazines. He is the author of Beginner's Guide to Traditional Archery and Traditional Bowhunting for Whitetails. He lives in Bedford, Indiana.

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