Attention, serious archers: If you're looking for the advanced techniques and strategies to help you refine your skills and thoroughly prepare for competition, Precision Archery can help you achieve your goals. Relying on the expertise of some of the nation's top coaches and competitors such as Rick McKinney, Larry Wise, and M.J. Rogers as well as the publishers of Archery Focus magazine, this comprehensive book covers all aspects of competition for all disciplines within the sport. Whether you're a target archer, field archer, or bowhunter, you'll discover the subtleties of technique that will give you the competitive edge--and you'll learn how to tailor your approach to specific conditions and events. Precision Archery covers advanced technique and form of recurve, compound, and barebow archery. It provides in-depth instruction to help you perfect your stance, align your body, engage the right muscles, and flawlessly execute every phase of a shot sequence, from predraw through release. You'll also learn how to -select and maintain equipment, with detailed advice on bow tuning and setup, arrow tuning, and testing new equipment; -employ mental preparation, focus, and relaxation techniques to improve your consistency and accuracy; -adjust your technique for various weather and terrain conditions; and -use fitness training to condition your body in ways that will directly enhance your archery performance and skills.If you're ready to go beyond the basics of shooting and bow stringing to develop pinpoint accuracy, turn to Precision Archery for the edge you need.