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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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SPT2 – Build Archery Strength

SPT2 – Build Archery Strength

Want a more powerful shot? For archery athletes looking to increase their strength and power for archery, no exercise compares to SPT2, or the Power SPT for archery. Watch this video to learn how to do this exercise: To complete SPT 2, do the following steps: Without an arrow Load Anchor Transfer Back to set […]

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SPT1 – The Endurance Exercise for Archery

SPT1 – The Endurance Exercise for Archery

Are you trying to improve your endurance for archery? Doing activities that increase endurance is great—but there’s nothing better than SPT1, or the Endurance SPT for archery. Watch this video to find out how to do this exercise: To complete SPT 1, do the following: Load Anchor Transfer Hold for a period, as indicated below […]

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Outdoor Warm-ups

Outdoor Warm-ups

Outdoor warm-ups are the first tournaments for the outdoor season. An outdoor warm-up is a great opportunity to prove we have dusted off our outdoor skills and gives us a chance to test our outdoor equipment.

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Who is An Athlete?

Who is An Athlete?

Rather than taking the time to debate the wide range of scholarly definitions of what an athlete is, our time is better spent discussing what defines an athlete. Across countless sports, as varied as the individuals participating in them, common characteristics can be found in those who excel.

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What is Outdoor Practice?

Who can participate in Outdoor Practice? For me outdoor practice and outdoor tournaments are a dream of green grass, warm sunshine, gentle breezes, no snow and a target far away. The reality is different. The grass may be wet from rain or dew. The wind may be blowing, sometimes above 10 mph and it may […]

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Ace Archers Team Outdoor Tournament Schedule

Wondering what tournaments we’ll be attending this year? Check out the schedule below: Tournament Travel To Tournament Dates Travel Home Confirmed Date? Easton Gator Cup 4/23/2015 4/24 – 4/27 4/27/2015 Yes Outdoor Archer’s Cup 6/13/2015 6/13 – 6/14 6/14/2015 Yes SoCal Showdown 6/18/2015 6/19 – 6/22 6/23/2015 Yes JOAD Nationals 6/30/2015 7/1 – 7/5 7/6/2015 […]

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Indoor Archer’s Cup

Indoor Season is almost over! In Massachusetts we have the 2015 National Indoors, the Shamrock Shoot (70 meters indoors) on 3/22, the Harvard 70 Meters Indoors (again 70 meters indoors) on 4/12, and the Indoor Archer’s Cup on 3/13 to 3/15. The Indoor Archer’s Cup is an Individual Event only this year. Please register by Friday, […]

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