Basic Essentials Archery

Basic Essentials Archery

Paperback Basic Essentials (Globe Pequot)

By (author) Beth L. Habeishi, By (author) Stephanie Mallory

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  • Publisher: Falcon Guides
  • Format: Paperback | 80 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 226mm x 8mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 6 August 2005
  • Publication City/Country: Guilford, CT
  • ISBN 10: 0762730455
  • ISBN 13: 9780762730452
  • Edition: 1
  • Sales rank: 385,409

Product description

For a generation, the Basic Essentials series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether readers are planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, these books tell them what they need to know. In Basic Essentials Archery readers will learn the history of the sport, essentials of archery equipment and gear, safety, technique, equipment care and maintenance, target shooting, and competition. Other books in the Basic Essentials series include Animal Tracks, Backpacking, Camping, Canoe Paddling, Canoeing, Cooking in the Outdoors, Edible Wild Plants & Useful Herbs, Fly Fishing, GPS, Hypothermia, Knots for the Outdoors, Map & Compass, Climbing Ice, Minimizing Impact, Mountaineering, Rescue in the Backcountry, Photography in the Outdoors, Rafting, Sea Kayaking, Sit-on-Top Kayaking, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing, Solo Canoeing, Solo Hiking, Survival, Weather Forecasting, Whitewater Kayaking, Wilderness First Aid, and Women in the Outdoors.

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Author information

Beth L. Habeishi is a communication-arts professor and a freelance writer, editor, and outdoor photographer. She has written numerous articles in a variety of local and national publications and has enjoyed the sport of archery for many years. Stephanie Mallory, the public relations coordinator for Jordan Outdoor Enterprises, has published numerous articles and photographs nationally as a freelance writer and photographer. She spends her leisure time practicing her archery skills.

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For a generation, the Basic Essentials series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, Basic Essentials books tell you what you need to know. Discover how to: master the basics of equipment and gear; safely shoot and retrieve arrows; hone your shooting technique for better accuracy; increase your strength and flexibility for consistent performance; care for, maintain, and store your equipment; enter target shooting and archery competitions.

Table of contents

(1) Introduction (2) The History of Archery (3) Equipment and Gear (4) Care, Maintenance, and Storage (5) Archery Safety (6) Archery Technique (7) Target Shooting and Competition (8) Glossary (9) Index