The Competitive Archer

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Author: Simon S Needham

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 224


"The Competitive Archer" provides practical advice to archers showing them a path to success in their competition performance, taking them from keen weekend competitors to top athletes in the world arena. The book covers: How to set goals and then prioritize those goals The nature of more serious competition in archery: making decisions about how much time as an individual is able or wishes to give to the sport, how far that time will get them and making the best use of limited time Planning training and competition schedules More advanced training, shooting practices and techniques to speed up and increase improvement, and to ealuate progress Incorporating mental practices into training Fine-tuning of archery equipment Preparation for individual and team competitions Although this book deals with success in archery, it shows that the path to success follows the same procedure in any endeavour. AUTHOR: Simon S Needham was in the Royal Marines for twenty-two years, has been involved in archery for forty years, and has been shooting competitively since 1989. He has represented Scotland at archery since 1989, culminating in representing his adoptive country in 2010 at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi and Great Britain from 1997-2008. He competed at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, ranking 7th at the World Championships in 2001, with 12th being his best world ranking. 260 colour photographs
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Author: Simon S Needham

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 224


"The Competitive Archer" provides practical advice to archers showing them a path to success in their competition performance, taking them from keen weekend competitors to top athletes in the world arena. The book covers: How to set goals and then prioritize those goals The nature of more serious competition in archery: making decisions about how much time as an individual is able or wishes to give to the sport, how far that time will get them and making the best use of limited time Planning training and competition schedules More advanced training, shooting practices and techniques to speed up and increase improvement, and to ealuate progress Incorporating mental practices into training Fine-tuning of archery equipment Preparation for individual and team competitions Although this book deals with success in archery, it shows that the path to success follows the same procedure in any endeavour. AUTHOR: Simon S Needham was in the Royal Marines for twenty-two years, has been involved in archery for forty years, and has been shooting competitively since 1989. He has represented Scotland at archery since 1989, culminating in representing his adoptive country in 2010 at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi and Great Britain from 1997-2008. He competed at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, ranking 7th at the World Championships in 2001, with 12th being his best world ranking. 260 colour photographs
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