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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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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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