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Archery is a fast growing sport. This edition covers all of the essentials needed, from how to string the bow to learning basic shooting technique. It also includes expert tips for choosing, adjusting and maintaining archery equipment as well as recommendations for using accessories to improve their accuracy.
Providing useful tips and information, this book is suitable for archers of various levels. Illustrated with nearly 250 black and white photographs and 80 diagrams, it analyses shooting techniques and tuning, and also emphasizes the development of mental toughness.
The book is written around parallel text translations of classical chinese sources some famous and some little known in which Chinese writers give vivid and detailed explanations of the techniques of bow-building, archery and crossbow technique over the centuries.
Explains the path to achieving Zen, a balance between the body and the mind. Based on the result of the author's quest to learn archery in the hands of Japanese Zen masters, this book presents an account of one man's journey to complete abandonment of 'the self' and the Western...