Archery: Steps to Success

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Human Kinetics, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 196 pages
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Master all of the archery skills essential to shooting straight and true. Archery: Steps to Successprovides in-depth, progressive instruction with accompanying illustrations for each phase of the shot—sighting and aiming, shooting form, and anchoring—for all forms of archery.

Build a solid skill base; learn the details of choosing, fitting, and tuning equipment; and then refine your technique and sharpen your mental skills. By practicing the 91 drills and using the scoring systems to gauge your progress, you'll develop consistent technique and shot patterns in no time.

Whatever the target, this manual will help you hit the mark. As part of the popular Steps to Success Series (more than 1.5 million copies sold!), Archery: Steps to Successhits the bull's-eye when it comes to expert instruction on the sport.


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User Review  - MyriadBooks - LibraryThing

Excellent, highly illustrated reference manual. Information is laid out clearly with liberal diagrams demonstrating both the right and wrong way to tackle an aspect of this sport. Several types of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Beartracker - LibraryThing

If you want to take up the sport of archery, or even if you are an experienced archer, I highly recommend this book. It contains detailed information on just about every aspect of the sport of archery ... Read full review


Fitting Equipment
Shooting Safely
Shooting With Good Form
Refining Technique
Sighting and Aiming

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About the author (2006)

Kathleen Haywood is a National Archery Association-certified instructor who has taught archery at three universities. The eight-time Missouri state archery champion, now retired from competition, is a former member of the Professional Archers Association (PAA) and the National Field Archery Association (NFAA). Dr. Haywood is the associate dean for graduate education in the College of Education at the University of Missouri at St. Louis. She earned her PhD in motor behavior from the University of Illinois in 1976.

Catherine Lewis is an elementary physical educator at Moline Elementary School in the Riverview-Gardens School District of St. Louis County, Missouri. A former member of the PAA and NFAA, Lewis enjoyed a successful career in archery competition and has more than 20 years of experience in archery instruction. She has taught archery in the professional preparation program at the University of Missouri at St. Louis and to youth in school, scouting, and camp programs. She earned her master's degree from the University of Missouri at St. Louis in 1986 and is now writing her doctoral dissertation.

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