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3D Archery Isn’t Just for Hunters

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3D Archery is a type of field archery that uses life-size models of game for the targets. The goal is to accurately recreate a hunting environment for competition. However, it can be fun for anyone. It can also be done indoors or outdoors. One of the very best things about archery is that it can…

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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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Setting Archery Goals (or any type of goal)

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Although this article on archery goals was written originally to encourage archers, I can’t help but to think how much these steps could relate to anything in life you would like to achieve.    Think about #3 and how being positive is such a huge element to your success. Setting Archery Goals When setting goals,…

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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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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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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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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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