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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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ARCHERY: WHAT IS KEEPING YOU FROM TRYING IT?

DO YOU NEED TO BE STRONG TO DO THAT? Absolutely not. Archery is more about technique than strength. Being really muscular can be considered a hindrance to being a top archer.  Check out the Korean ladies team who are considered the most successful Olympic archers of all time.  Their average body weight is 125 pounds.…

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Archery Women: Part Two

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Archery women are so amazing we felt you deserved (at least) a follow-up article of praise! AND we LOVE this Shoot like a girl anthem song. We suggest you play it while you read the rest of this article. Archery Women in History Greek mythology describes an aggressive tribe of brutal, beautiful female warriors who…

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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

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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

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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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The Benefits of Youth Archery

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Youth archery teaches a variety of skills that are beneficial in many areas of life. Archery is a sport everyone can do Even at an early age, children can learn the basics of archery and build their skills throughout their lifetime. Sometimes people don’t always think of archery as a sport, but rather a hobby.…

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