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Posts by Bill Anderson

Dressing for an Archery Competition

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If you are going to participate in an archery competition, stick to the archery dress code. Sanctioned competition guidelines for archers’ are meant to ensure athletes present themselves and their sport professionally. ASA: Archery Shooters Association Some guidelines to note: All competitive shooters must wear collared shirts, or compete in an ASA sponsor’s factory-issued competition clothing,…

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Does This Mean Archers Get Their Own Holiday?

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Archers can claim Valentine’s Day as “their holiday.” Here’s why! Cupid is to Valentine’s Day as Santa is to Christmas or a bunny is to Easter. Although Cupid does not leave presents or eggs full of candy.  On Feb. 14, he might bring that special someone a surprise!! Will it be “love at first sight”…

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Favorite Archery Accessories from our Fans!

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What are your favorite archery accessories? Once again, we have the best fans and followers! Thank you for your contributions! We received so many great comments regarding your favorite archery accessories we thought it would be a good idea to share. If you follow us on Facebook you are probably aware that we run a…

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Stealth and Range of the Crossbow Archer

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Did you know that the average successful shot by crossbow hunters is 20 yards or less? You must develop the STEALTH to move within 30–40 yards of your game, the crossbows MAXIMUM effective range. Most hunters harvest white-tailed deer at 20 yards or less because of rugged habitat. This helps to develop your range.  …

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Common Archery Injuries: Two areas to watch out for

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The shoulders and arms take most of the beating in archery and are prone to the most common archery injures. Do you have any of these common archery injuries? Don’t you just hate it when you really enjoy doing something and then realize it is causing you pain that is taking away the fun?  Many…

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Arrow Sharp Parenting Skills

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This isn’t the typical post from Bitzenburger, and I am not usually one for doling out parenting advice, but I really like the analogy here (for obvious reasons!). I hope you enjoy it too! In issue #8 of the Magnolia Journal (the Home Improvement couple) Chip Gaines wrote a really great article entitled Sharp as…

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How to Avoid Hitting a Deer

How to Avoid Hitting a Deer

Attention all drivers: We all need to know how to avoid hitting deer!!! All hunters know that during deer season (October through December) there is a dramatic increase in the movement of the deer population. However, the average vehicle driver who does not hunt may not be aware of this season risk. Many of these…

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Archery Skills: The Ransom of Red Chief

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Give a little boy a bow and arrow and no telling what could happen.  Here is a story about one such boy and how he developed his archery skills. Apparently he never was taught the rules involved with owning a bow and arrow–especially the thing about safety! Johnny Develops Archery Skills So Johnny, the 10-year-old…

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Recreational or Competitive Archery?

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When it stops being fun – should I just quit or should I do competitive archery? Recreational archers are motivated by fun alone. Competitive archers are not just motivated by fun.  They want to win!! Competitive Archery is all about Practice To become better archers, of course it is practice, practice, practice. Most people do…

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