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MEDITATION AND ARCHERY

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You might not think of meditation and archery in the same sentence, but hear me out on this. What is Meditation? Simple to explain: meditation is a proven method of relaxing both the mind and the body. Maybe not so simple to do!! In order to meditate, all you need is: a safe space, proper…

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Women in Archery

women in archery

YOU HAVE COME A LONG WAY, BABY!!! There are a lot of great women in archery. Here is how they shot their way into the Olympics and beyond! Women’s sports in the late 1800s focused on correct posture, facial and bodily beauty, muscles, and health.  The first Olympic games in the modern era, which were…

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RULES FOR ARCHERY TOURNAMENTS AND MY LIFE

rules for archery tounaments

In the world of ARCHERY, there must be some RULES!!! Rules for Archery Tournaments are made to give all the participants the same advantage and most of all for safety.   At some tournaments, there is a whistle system which may be used with beeps or other auditory signals. There may also be a clock, a…

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TO FLETCH OR NOT TO FLETCH

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Do you know how to fletch? Why would you want to build your own arrows?  You can tell yourself it is to save money but that won’t happen for a while (check out the list of all you will need below) So what ARE the advantages of making your own arrows with a Fletching Jig?…

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How to Become an Archery Coach

archery coach

Have you ever wanted to become an archery coach? If you have a desire to become an Archery Coach or want to involve your child in the sport of archery.  you may want to know the qualifications of the coaches.   This will give you the basics. USA Archery certification program:  caring, capable coaches who introduce…

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How the DEER and I Survive the Winter Season

survive the winter

Can You Survive the Winter Like a Deer? How well deer survive the winter depends on three primary factors: The amount of stored fat The availability of natural foods The severity of the winter Stored Fat In late summer and fall deer build up fat that will become winter fuel. Acorns and beech nuts —…

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The End of Hunting Season

hunting season

Now that deer hunting season is pretty much over let’s see how many of you can relate to this:  A normal day out in the country where there are peaceful open fields, a few animal tracks in the snow, and not another person to be seen for acres. Such a contrast to the Opening Day…

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Archery for Kids – GOOD REASONS TO GET KIDS INVOLVED!

archery for kids

Archery for kids is a great sport! I think you can agree that extracurricular activities at school provide a safe environment for adolescent growth while preventing students from starting bad habits like smoking and drinking. Kids want to be with other kids, but let’s try to make this a positive thing!! Not every child is…

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What to Do When You See a Bear

what to do if you see a bear

Do you know what to do when you see a bear? When you are out of doors enjoying the hunt, remember you are sharing this space with many other creatures!!  One of these creatures is the BLACK BEAR!! You may be curious since we don’t see one every day! Warning: Bears are wild animals that…

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