⦁ Selecting, fitting, tuning, and upgrading equipment
⦁ Assessing, refining, and perfecting shooting form
⦁ Compensating for common weather conditions such as rain and wind
⦁ Preparing, practicing, and planning for competition
⦁ Expanded information: Judging distance and shooting on uneven terrain
⦁ New section: Bowfishing
For archers using recurve or compound bows, you can practice the 92 exercises for each phase of the shot—stance, draw, aim, release, and follow-through—to develop consistent technique. Then, use the popular Steps to Success scoring system to track your progress. The Score Your Success exercises throughout the chapter and the Success Summary at the end of each chapter let you know whether you are ready to move ahead to the next step. New sidebars for each step show how scientific research informs shooting technique and equipment.
Whether you are an archery novice, an experienced competitor, a bowhunter, or an outdoor enthusiast, this manual will help you hit your mark. As part of the popular Steps to Success sports series—with more than two million copies sold—Archery: Steps to Success hits the bull’s-eye when it comes to comprehensive archery instruction.
AudienceBeginning and intermediate archers—both recurve and compound users—looking to learn and become more proficient at the sport. Also for students and instructors of college physical activities courses and professional instructors seeking additional reference material.
The Sport of Archery
Step 1. Fitting Equipment
Step 2. Shooting Safely
Step 3. Shooting With Good Form
Step 4. Refining Technique
Step 5. Aiming and Sighting
Step 6. Anchoring and Releasing
Step 7. Analyzing Performance
Step 8. Upgrading, Tuning, and Maintaining Equipment
Step 9. Sharpening Mental Skills
Step 10. Competing in Target Archery
Step 11. Bowhunting
About the Authors
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Instructor guide. Includes lecture topics, physical activities, and student assignments in both a 20-session framework and a 32-session framework; a course outline; and additional resources. Also included are test questions in multiple-choice, true-false, fill-in-the-blank, and short answer formats, as well as student evaluation guidelines.