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Practice 5/12/2020 to 5/18/2020

This week we are focusing on the Angular Draw and arriving at Load Position. Angular Draw forces us to use our back muscles to draw the bow. Since we use the back muscles, we cannot injure the rotator cuff muscles (in the shoulders). Angular Draw follows Set. The Set position is very important to achieve […]

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Practice 5/5/2020 to 5/11/2020

This week we are focusing on the Set through Set-up. Set is when you are ready to begin the physical aspects of shooting the bow. You: Have Loaded the Arrow Have a correct Posture and Stance Have a correct Hook and Grip You are looking where you will be aiming After coming to Set you […]

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Practice for 4/28/2020 to 5/5/2020

This week we are focusing on the Posture and Stance. Stance is how we hold the lower part of our body, from the hips down. Posture is how we hold the entire body, from the top of your head to the soles of your feet. Speaking of feet, you need to wear elevation neutral footwear; […]

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Practice for 4/21/2020 to 4/28/2020

This week we are focusing on the Transfer and Holding of our bows. Transfer is the action of moving the Angular Draw from 90% Back Muscles/10% Arm Muscles to 95% Back Muscles/5% Arm Muscles and moving Drawing Control totally into the back muscles. Holding is once we have completed Transfer the Back Muscles have 95% […]

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Practice for 4/14/2020 to 4/17/2020

This week we are focusing on the Angular Draw of our bows. Angular Draw allows us to draw a heavy draw weight bow without injury. The focus is proper Set-up with the draw shoulder already in line with the bow shoulder, and tension already present in the mid-back muscles. Proper Set-up is the result of […]

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Practice for 4/7/2020 to 4/11/2020

Note: I am sorry I am late with the outline for this week’s practice sessions. I have been extremely busy keeping the business alive by getting a loan from the SBA. The gathering of the data took much longer than anticipated and I am still working on the loan. Again, I am sorry for the […]

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Practice for 3/31/2020 to 4/4/2020

This week we are going to focus on Posture and Stance. Posture and Stance is the foundation of the entire NTS Shot Cycle, without a correct Posture and Stance the NTS Shot Cycle cannot function properly. Posture refers to how we hold the entire body. Stance refers to how we hold the body from the […]

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Practice on 3/26/2020, 3/27/2020, and 3/28/2020

While we are confined for COVID-19, Coronavirus, we still need to practice archery to keep our skills sharp. In fact, we can make our technique sharper, make our bodies stronger, and build endurance. Though we are not wasting time for transportation to and from work or school, we can use that time to work on our archery […]

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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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