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Fall is the Perfect Time to try Archery

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Ahhhh, Fall is here. The wind is cooler, the leaves are turning, the deer are active. Oh, and cider and doughnuts. Can’t forget those! Fall can also be a really busy time of year with kids getting back into the school routine, college football, and gearing up for bow season. For some kids, starting a…

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The Many Ways to Improve Your Archery Game

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Practice! Practice! Practice! That is the only way to improve your archery game. However, there are many ways to practice and different things to focus on every time. We humans tend to get bored easily and need variety. Changing things up keeps us interested and focused. If your archery practice is feeling dull lately, or…

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How to Shoot Into the Wind (archery tips)

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Every great archer must practice how to shoot into the wind. Spring is the time that many archers move from indoors to outdoors. Unless you have high powered fans blowing in your indoor archery range, you have to adjust for wind. Also, you might not be shooting directly into the wind. You could have a…

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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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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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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 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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