Strengthening Your Archery Muscles | Samantha Lance Strengthening Your Archery Muscles by Samantha Lance Have you ever picked up your bow after a long hiatus of shooting, and realize that you have trouble drawing it? Or perhaps you are a beginning shooter and don’t quite yet have the strength to pull effectively. Archery is technically a year-round sport, whether … [Read more...] about Strengthening Your Archery Muscles
Archery Competitions in the Off-season by Samantha Lance Hunting season is winding down or over. What to do now? If you’re anything like me, mid-January through February is a droll time of year. It is a long spring and summer waiting on the next deer season to begin again. I like to utilize this free time wisely to keep my archery skills in check. I don’t put my bow on … [Read more...] about Archery Competitions in the Off-season
Trigger Panic - Make it Stop! by Samantha Lance Those two dreaded words that archery shooters can’t stand to hear… trigger panic. Even seasoned archery veterans get the heebie jeebies from the mere mention of it. Trigger panic refers to an action that has influence on an unsuccessful release. Most of the time it’s shot anticipation or punching the trigger on your release. … [Read more...] about Trigger Panic – Make it Stop!
Teaching Archery with OREOS When I was a kid, I was always learning new things. I wanted to be great at everything I tried. I hung on to every word that was being said to me when I was being told how to do something new. And I have to admit to a fault, that I don’t quit until I get it 100% right. I can’t just be good enough to make it by. I have to be THE BEST! However, I had … [Read more...] about Teaching Archery with OREOS
PASSING THE LOVE OF ARCHERY TO OTHERS – PART 2 This article stems from Part 1 article, going into more detail of teaching archery to others. Most would teach archery to a younger audience, but this really does apply to all age groups. It all depends on the one learning, and knowing that you both want the same outcome from the lesson. At this point, you’ve given instruction … [Read more...] about Passing the Love of Archery to Others – Part 2
Passing the Love of Archery to Others Part 1 By Samantha Lance My favorite outdoor activity is archery; whether it’s hunting, bowfishing, or just refining my shooting skills. What I love even more than that is teaching archery to the local youth. It warms my soul to know I’m sharing one of my passions to others, and to know they are hopefully moving forward with the … [Read more...] about Passing the Love of Archery to Others
Follow Up on Your Deer in the Spring by Samantha Lance If you’re anything like me, you’re anxiously awaiting the arrival of Turkey Season. For Tennessee, the birds are strutting and talking, and tearing up the nerves of every turkey hunter around. It’s time to switch gears, break out the spring camouflage gear and head out to bust up a few birds. It’s also a great time of … [Read more...] about Follow Up on Your Deer in the Spring
Bowhunting for Spring Turkeys by Samantha Lance The winter season is winding down, and spring is just around the corner. With spring comes my second favorite hunting season, Spring Turkey. There’s nothing better than sitting in the blind and listening to the goose bump-invoking sound of thunder chickens talking the language of love. Turkey hunting with a bow presents a … [Read more...] about Bowhunting for Spring Turkeys