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Keeping Your Head In The Game

Old, young, experienced, or a newbie there are several things that happen to us all when we go to a tournament. We are all in a new place with new sights, new sounds, new smells, new people, and mostly universally felt is the pressure to perform well; which can make us a little anxious. After […]

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Expansion And Alignment

Expansion And Alignment

For outdoor shooting, our focus is on alignment, both at set-up and after transfer into holding is complete. You need the correct set-up to make sure you draw your outdoor bow with correct form and you need transfer to get into holding so that you can aim longer outdoors.Indoor expansion should take only 3 seconds, […]

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Exercise Plans for Archery Athletes

Exercise Plans for Archery Athletes

You need to do both the shooting plan and the exercise plan to be an Archery Athlete! Below are examples of exercise plans for each skill level. Doing these routines in tandem with the shooting plans will help you see improvements in your archery skills more quickly and help you maintain those improvements long term.

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What to Do During A Shooting Session

What to Do During A Shooting Session

While the activities performed can be very similar, shooting sessions vary in difficulty levels depending on your archery skill level. This is because regardless of your level, the purpose of a shooting session is to improve your abilities through practice! So what should you be focusing on when you step onto the range?

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Exercises Archery Athletes Use Part 2

Exercises Archery Athletes Use Part 2

No two ways about it, an archer is an athlete! As an athlete, archers need to understand what types of exercises will help their performance improve. We have already addressed two general types of exercise that can help improve an archer’s abilities. Today, we’ll discuss two additional exercise types that are more archery specific. Those […]

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Exercises Archery Athletes Use Part 1

Exercises Archery Athletes Use Part 1

Archery is a competitive sport and it requires years of training to be truly proficient. This is why a consistent workout routine is important. Equipment needs, technique, and shot distance are all factors that can be dramatically affected with an increase or decrease in muscle mass. With so many workout fads out there just what training […]

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Importance Of Being Healthy

Importance Of Being Healthy

For many people, the word health brings to mind the image of weights, gyms and strenuous workout routines. However, it doesn’t have to. Regular participation in a sport you love can be a great way to get exercise without hitting the gym. In reality being an athlete isn’t just about exercise. Health can be broken […]

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SPT4 – Focus on Archery Alignment

Before taking a shot archery athletes need to make sure their alignment is correct. Correct alignment ensures the arrow will go where you intend it to go. For archery athletes looking to Check their alignment, SPT4, or the Alignment SPT, is where they should start. Watch this video to see how to perform SPT4: To complete SPT […]

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SPT3- Archery Exercises For Flexibility

Flexibility is an important aspect of archery because the arrow needs to be in the correct position every time an archer goes to shoot. This is where flexibility comes into play. For archery athletes looking to increase their flexibility, SPT3, or the Flexibility SPT, is hard to beat. Watch this video to see how to […]

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Outdoor Mail-in Tournament

Outdoor Mail-in Tournament

Ace Archers will be holding a USA Archery Mail-in Tournament on Sunday, 5/31/2015 for Ace Archers JOAD and USA Archery members only. This event will take place on an outdoor range at Mansfield’s Memorial Park Practice Field at the corner of Hope and Church streets. The event starts at 9:00 am with field set-up and end around 11:30 am to noon with field tear down. Everyone must preregister for the tournament with Jacques Cote. Jacques Cote is the coordinator for the tournament and will be turning in the score information to USA Archery and communication point for th event with the club. […]

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