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Posts Tagged ‘Archery’

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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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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