Archery and Target Shooting
Zen in Motion
Lessons from a Master Archer on Breath, Posture, and the Path of Intuition
Paperback ISBN: 089281361x
The author reveals the details of his initiation into the mysteries of Zen archery, discussing the Zen path of awareness and how to improve posture, breathing, and concentration
Paperback ISBN: 1450420206
Edited and endorsed by USA Archery, the official governing body for the sport of target archery in the United States. Contributing authors are elite coaches and top archers, including KiSik Lee, the National Head Coach of the US Olympic Archery Training Program. Topics cover equipment, shooting techniques, mental and physical training, physical conditioning, strategies, developing young archers and working with para-archers. Both recurve and compound bow techniques thoroughly explained. Over 160 instructional photos. Original.
Skills, Tactics, Techniques
Paperback ISBN: 1847979599
Improve your archery skills with helpful tips, seasoned advice, and photos showing proper form and techniques Archery has photographic sequences clearly illustrating how to achieve good form, and there are close-up photographs of equipment and accessories. Advice is given on choosing the right bow and arrows, and also a clear explanation of bow set up and arrow tuning. Detailed advice is given on how to produce a good shot cycle. There are practice tips for performance, helpful hints to improve scores, and advice on making the move from club to competition shooting.
An Introduction to Techniques for Improved Performance
Paperback ISBN: 0285632655
Knowledge of the interrelationship between the anatomy of the human body and the anatomy of the bow is fundamental in improving archery skill and technique. The detailed drawings and the clear, descriptive text in this book explain how the skeleton and muscles should be used to improve overall performance in a natural way without artificial or coached movements. A primer for coaches and performers as well as an analysis of the sport itself, this guide provides an understanding of the sport without emphasizing any national or international rules, making it useful to archers throughout the world.
Archery for Beginners
The Complete Guide to Shooting Recurve and Compound Bows
Paperback ISBN: 0804851530
Archery for Beginners is the complete instructional guide for anyone interested in taking up recreational archery. This book covers all the essentials for the beginning archer—from basic skills and equipment to effective and safe training methods. There are chapters on both recurve and compound bows, the two most popular types, as well as information on how to track your progress. Topics included in this book are: - Compound and Recurve bows - Archery equipment and accessories - Training preparation and safety - Advanced shooting methods - Fun archery games - How to make your own bow With over 150 illustrations and full-color photos, step-by-step instructions, and easy-to-follow directions, Archery for Beginners is the go-to guide for anyone interested in learning archery basics. Be the next to join more than 8 million Americans who enjoy this popular pastime.
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 1450469108
Explains everything beginning archers need to know about the sport, including bows, arrows, and accessories; an introduction to recurve, compound and traditional shooting technique; and information on equipment setup, tuning, maintenance and repair. It also includes information on preparing for target and field archery competitions and preparing for a first tournament. Original.
Basic Illustrated Archery
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0762747560
BASIC ILLUSTRATED GUIDES A new series of full-color how-to guides, the BASIC ILLUSTRATED guides are written by experts and aimed for beginners, but even veterans will use these books as basic reference tools. Each book contains comprehensive information for a specific activity, has an affordable price and a portable format, and includes full-color photographs throughout. A great impulse item as well as a gift for all ages and all occasions. BASIC ILLUSTRATED ARCHERY Beth Habeishi and Stephanie Mallory show how to select equipment, safely shoot and retrieve arrows, fine-tune accuracy, increase strength, and enter competitions.
Paperback ISBN: 1440247471
Tune up your bowhunting skills! New to the bowhunting and archery game? Looking for some shooting tips to improve your extensive bowhunting experience? Bowhunters' Digest, 6th Edition has everything you need to take your skills to the next level. Expert archer, bowhunter and former big-game guide Patrick Meitin shares deer hunting tactics, equipment selection advice, and tuning and accuracy tips that will help you become a better bowhunter--whether it's your first season, or you've enjoyed it for decades. This completely updated guide provides top big-buck strategies for bowhunting white-tailed deer in the varied habitats they roam--classic farmlands, big-woods haunts, the plains and prairies, and suburban areas around the continent. Plus, there are calling and rattling tips, rub and scrape secrets, and strategies for consistent public-land success. Meitin offers comprehensive advice on how to become a better archer by learning how to choose the right equipment, and set up and maintain your bow, arrows, crossbow, bolts and more. His expert guidance shows you what it takes to improve your accuracy through proper shooting form, fundamental aiming techniques, and ultimately how to prepare for high-pressure bowhunting situations. Features: - Proven big-buck hunting strategies - Real-world advice on successful public-land bowhunting - Do-it-yourself instructions for setting up and tuning equipment - How to improve your accuracy - Equipment directory with the best new bowhunting gear
Deer & Deer Hunting's Guide to Better Bow-Hunting
Paperback ISBN: 144023082x
This 128-page guide provides expert information on becoming a better archery hunter and shooter, whether you are a beginner or seasoned expert. Featuring tips and secrets found only inside the pages of North Amerca's No. 1 whitetail magazine, Deer & Deer Hunting?s Guide to Better Bowhunting is illustrated with instructional, eye-catching photography and tips that will make you a better shooter and hunter.