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Beginner's Guide to Traditional Archery
Easy-to-understand instruction for traditional archery Covers both target shooting and bowhunting Includes the author's exclusive tiered training program for instinctive shooting with in-depth advice on selecting bows, arrows, and accessories The popularity of traditional archery has exploded in recent years, and this handy, readable guide serves as the perfect introductio ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published July 15th 2004 by Stackpole Books
(first published July 2004)
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This is a basic introduction to archery equipment and techniques. I presume the b&w photos all feature the author, Mr. Sorrells, and were taken by his hunting partner & fellow police officer, Bill Phillips. They clearly illustrate the equipment, stance, and form used in instinctive traditional archery. At 105 pages, the book feels complete & thorough, without going into either history or competition. It includes some suggested activities and training ideas to improve accuracy, and ba ...more
Solid beginners book but doesn't cover it all. Gives a lot of information on tuning your bow and arrows before it tells you how to shoot. This seems backwards to me as you must shoot the aforementioned bow an arrows in order to tune your set up, but as long as you read the whole thing through you'll get to it eventually. The shooting advice was good and straight forward, and the arrow tuning was also easily understood. Not much on sizing a bow or what to look for when getting your first set up b ...more