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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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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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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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Special Notice

No Archery Classes the Weekend of 2/20/2015 On Friday 2/20/15, Saturday 2/21/15 and Sunday 2/22/15 there will be no archery classes since Coach Tom will be at the National Indoors with Team Aces. Team Aces is shooting on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in both the JOAD Indoor Nationals and the  National Indoor Tournaments.

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Endurance Training

Endurance Training? For Archery? Yes! Archery is an endurance sport! During an outdoor tournament you will be shooting a minimum of 84 arrows per day, drawing your bow about 90 – 95 times, walking about 5 miles and you will doing this for 2 days for local tournaments and national and international competitions lasting for 4 […]

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Nutrition Basics for Archers

Nutrition Eating is more than just supplying energy for the body. It’s an important part of our social lives, shared among friends and family. But when people think of nutrition, people think automatically about restricting diets and other negative connotations. Nutrition, however, should be in our minds at all times, regardless of where we happen […]

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Good Snacks for Archers

We all are in love with snacking! We get hungry between meals and our body decides it needs to be FED NOW. What are we to do? Starve our bodies? Wait till the next meal? Or eat a good snack? As long as we snack on the right food in the right quantity there is […]

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