Shooting the Stickbow: A Practical Approach to Classical Archery, 3rd EditionItem Number: 7832
Now in a brand, new 3rd edition, featuring even more useful and fascinating information, plus dozens of upgraded photos and illustrations. Shooting the Stickbow is the first comprehensive treatise on shooting modern recurves and longbows!
The new updated 3rd edition has 120 more pages packed with new information. You will benefit from new up-to-date information on ILF and formula bows. There are expanded sections on Olympic style shooting, as well as a chapter on teaching and coaching. You'll learn about competitive barebow shooting, and how to use a fixed crawl. The endless loop string jig section is also improved with an up-to-date list of string/serving materials.
Original topics include equipment choices (bow, arrows, strings, shooting gloves and tabs, armguards, arrow rests and sights), shooting form (proper anchoring, shoulder alignment, back tension, breathing and more), tuning, aiming, physical and mental aspects of becoming a proficient archer (functional anatomy for the archer and how it relates to shooting and the mental game of winning are discussed in detail and exercises are provided to enhance both physical and mental performance).
Shooting the Stickbow answers the questions most often asked by new archers and delves into topics not often considered, but critical to accurate shooting for experienced archers. The new 3rd edition is expanded to 560 pages, including an index. Paperback.