- Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
- Format: Paperback | 280 pages
- Dimensions: 211mm x 274mm x 20mm | 975g
- Publication date: 1 January 2014
- Publication City/Country: Champaign
- ISBN 10: 1450444687
- ISBN 13: 9781450444682
- Edition: 4, Revised
- Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
- Illustrations note: 186 colour illustrations, 25 colour illustrations
- Sales rank: 325,194
Strike gold with this latest addition to our bestselling Steps to Success range. You can master the skills, techniques and strategies necessary to shoot accurately, consistently and safely. Archery, Steps to Success is packed with progressive instruction and accompanying full-colour photographs. This unique resource contains exercises for each phase of the shot-stance, draw, aim, release and follow-through - for both recurve and compound bows. Whether new to the sport or an experienced competitor, this manual will help readers learn and improve all aspects of the sport. As part of the popular Steps to Success Series, Archery certainly strikes gold when it comes to comprehensive archery instruction.
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Kathleen Haywood is an associate dean and professor in the College of Education at the University of Missouri at St. Louis. The lead author on the previous editions of Archery: Steps to Success, she is a former competitor who has taught archery at several universities, both for the general student body and for teacher preparation students. Catherine Lewis was the coauthor on the previous editions of Archery: Steps to Success. She is a former competitor who has taught archery to people of all ages, especially children in both school and camp settings.
Table of contents
Climbing the Steps to Archery Success; 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.