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The Benefits of Archery to Kids

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The Benefits of Archery to Kids

Archery is a unique recreational activity that yields many benefits for children who participate. In an archery round, the archer releases several arrows at the target, and then receives points for the accuracy of each shot.   Archery for everyone The sport of archery can be taught to anyone, including children and those with disabilities. It is so accessible because it can be performed seated or standing, with modified bows, and with targets at various distances away. Parents are often concerned about the possible danger of bows and arrows, but archery is actually safer than most typical ball sports. The...

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Beginning in Archery

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Beginning in Archery

  If you are beginning in archery and that you are reading these lines, there are great chances that you are about to get addicted to one of the most beautiful sports in the world…No, there isn’t any exaggeration whatsoever! With a wide variety of games to choose from, whether you want to start shooting on a target in your backyard, go to the Olympics or stock your freezer with some meat, archery has something to please everybody out there, from kids to grown-ups. Archery has been around for a long time but let’s be honest, today’s equipment, even the...

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Crossbow Terminology and Definitions

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Crossbow Terminology and Definitions

The world of crossbows is vast and may get you confused quickly. A crossbow terminology is then important to beginners to not get too lost in this massive world of information. You may also be interested into how to use a crossbow or how to choose a crossbow which are two articles I would recommend to you especially if you are new to the subject. Let's get back to the main subject and have a look on the most common words used among crossbow terminology. Arbalist- Other term for crossbow user. Arrow- A projectile having a straight thin shaft of different sizes with a...

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Archery Lessons: Training for Better Shots | Archery Release Technique

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Archery Lessons: Training for Better Shots | Archery Release Technique

One more step to go !? Now that you chose your stance and practice the T posture you should be ready to shoot, right!?. But like many archers, you noticed that your groupings are off the target center. You are thinking about buying a better sight or a release aid to get more accurate. It is a good idea because we would definitely recommend investing eventually in a good sight either for traditional archery and hunting. But let see it that way, even if you buy the best sight or the best release aid on the market you might still be off the target...

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Archery Lessons: Training for Better Shots | Proper Archery Form

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Archery Lessons: Training for Better Shots | Proper Archery Form

The upper body muscles. We explained previously how the stance is really important to improve your precision in archery and bowhunting. In this post, we will talk about two things to improve your accuracy. First, the back muscles which are the main muscles for bow drawing at the anchor point (full draw) and second, the T posture which combined with back muscles give you the steadiness for straightener arrow flight shots.   Feeling overconfident ... It may at first look really easy to draw a string but after few shots, the muscles are weakening bringing also your precision to decrease. Don’t underestimate the fact that...

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