Texan Archers are serious about the virtues of BEST, the method of shooting defined by Kisik Lee, the national head coach of USA Archery. EVERY archer needs to adopt this method. We Texan certified HP coaches, are here to assist you!
If you are in Texas and want to receive training in the BEST method then contact one of the excellent Texas High Performance coaches certified by Coach Lee.
In accordance with the USA Archery High Performance Plan, a system of Regional High Performance Coaches has been established. Regional HP Coaches have undergone training with National Head Coach, Kisik Lee, and will have the responsibility of teaching and coaching according to the BEST method techniques. These coaches will have specific duties and will work under the umbrella of the National High Performance Team.
Lubbock: Chelsea Barker Texas bow_chickQ@hotmail.com 806-368-7754
Victoria: Tom Barker Texas firstname.lastname@example.org 361-578-0974
Austin: Ron Carmichael Texas email@example.com 512-267-9451
College Station: Bill Coady Texas firstname.lastname@example.org 978-845-2156
College Station: Lorinda Cohen Texas email@example.com 979-218-0629
San Antonio: Staten Holmes Texas firstname.lastname@example.org 210-509-7761
Blessing: Jim Krueger Texas email@example.com 979-241-5139
DFW: Robert Romero Texas firstname.lastname@example.org 972-529-2123
College Station: Frank Thomas* Texas email@example.com 979-845-7430
Humble: Ed Vargas Texas firstname.lastname@example.org 281-728-6680
Nutrition: no athlete can neglect nutritional considerations and achieve personal excellence. A version of this powerpoint was presented to the seminar in College Station on Octobr 278th, 2006 by Ron Carmichael.
Power Lifting and BEST Archery both rely on proper posture.
Photos of Josh Anderson. Josh spent
the better part of a year at ARCO learning the BEST method.
(Note from webmaster: Josh demonstrates excellent BEST form)
BEST compliance checklist (excel spreadsheet)
Bob Romero has devised several training aids that are useful in understanding and improving BEST aspects:
easily made variation on the formmaster
proper alignment allows much greater holding power
Assembly is very simple using components found at REI
Arrow harness - allows archer to insure that arrow crosses the target path when scapula are in proper position.
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