This is the guide for any archer wishing to improve their accuracy, increase consistency and achieve competitive success. Featuring the in-depth instruction, insight and advice from the world's top coaches and archers, "Archery" sets a new standard in resources for those who compete with the recurve or compound bow. It includes a wealth of information on areas such as: selecting and properly tuning equipment; developing a winning shot sequence; setting up, drawing and completing the shot; maximizing practice time; training both physically and mentally for competition; developing a successful tournament strategy; and a new standard in resources for improving archers.
USA Archery (USAA) is the national governing body for the sport of archery in the United States. It is also a member association of World Archery, the international governing body for archery as recognized by the International Olympic Committee.
Chapter 1. Becoming a Competitive Archer; Chapter 2. Equipment and Tuning Tips; Chapter 3. Developing Your Shot Sequence; Chapter 4. Recurve Shooting: Setting Up; Chapter 5. Recurve Shooting: Drawing the Shot; Chapter 6. Recurve Shooting: Completing the Shot; Chapter 7. Compound Shooting: Setting Up; Chapter 8. Compound Shooting: Completing the Shot; Chapter 9. Making Practice More Effective; Chapter 10. Physical Training for Archers; Chapter 11. Mental Training for Archers; Chapter 12. Planning to Win; Chapter 13. Preparing and Peaking for Tournaments; Chapter 14. Developing Young Archers; Chapter 15. Building Your Archery Support Team.