Traditional Archery

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Stackpole Books, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 246 pages
The tools of traditional archery, the longbow and recurve bow, have remained virtually unchanged for tens of thousands of years. In this thorough, fully illustrated guide, archery expert Sam Fadala presents a detailed examination of this sport, which has experienced a renewed popularity in the last decade. Traditional Archery gives careful attention to bow and arrow selection, equipment tuning and maintenance, shooting techniques, accessories, safety, history, and traditional archery resources.

Sam Fadala is an expert on traditional weapons and has written numerous books and articles on archery and the outdoors. He lives in Mills, Wyoming.

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This is interesting reading in regards to the history of traditional archery. Some of the illustrations could be more explicit or detailed. I wish the terminology was better explained but overall its an interesting read. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Sam Fadala is a freelance writer whose articles have been published in numerous magazines, including Traditional Bowhunter, Petersen's Bowhunting, and Bow & Arrow Magazine. He is also the author of 21 books on archery, muzzleloaders, and hunting, including the first edition of Traditional Archery (978-0-8117-2943-7). In 1997, he received the OWAA Gun Writer of the Year award and was inducted into the Black Powder Hall of Fame. He lives in Wyoming and Arizona.

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