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Exercise for Archery

What is Archery Practice?

What is Archery Practice?

Every archer must practice their sport to get better; without practice you will not improve. But just what is Archery Practice? Do you just shoot lots of arrows? Sure a good practice schedule does have lots of shooting and opportunities to score, but Archery Practice is intentionally working on some part of your shot cycle […]

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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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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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