Careful attention given to bow & arrow selection, equip tuning & maintenance, shooting techniques, accessories, safety, history, & traditional archery resources. 249 color & 8 B&W photos; 6x9 inches, 256 pgs.
* How to select and use the classic longbow and recurve bow.
* Expert information on selecting and using classic archery equipment: longbows and recurves
* Detailed instructional photographs throughout
The tools of traditional archery, the longbow and recurve bow, have remained virtually unchanged for tens of thousands of years. In this thorough, fully illustrated guide, archery expert Sam Fadala presents a detailed examination of this sport, which has experienced a renewed popularity in the last decade. Traditional Archery gives careful attention to bow and arrow selection, equipment tuning and maintenance, shooting techniques, accessories, safety, history, and traditional archery resources.
About the Author:
Sam Fadala is a freelance writer whose articles have been published in numerous magazines, including Traditional Bowhunter, Petersen's Bowhunting, and Bow & Arrow Magazine. He is also the author of 21 books on archery, muzzleloaders, and hunting, including the first edition of Traditional Archery. In 1997, he received the OWAA Gun Writer of the Year award and was inducted into the Black Powder Hall of Fame. He lives in Wyoming and Arizona.