It was the spring of 1951 when Jake Veit’s father, an avid outdoorsman, decided he wanted to learn to bowhunt. As Jake picked up his father’s enthusiasm for archery, he began shooting in tournaments and bowhunting small game, and ultimately helped his father found an archery club.
While intertwining his entertaining personal experiences while growing up in Ohio and beyond with insight into the ancient sport of archery and accompanying images, Veit provides a fascinating glimpse into all the ways involvement in archery can positively effect its participants. As he leads others through his experiences and the history of a sport that has helped man survive over time, Veit details his tournament experiences, the mental and physical control that he and others had to refine to be successful, how to properly execute a shot sequence and other techniques, and much more. Throughout his presentation, Veit reminds us that archery is a life sport that provides exercise and fun while demonstrating that no one has to win to feel accomplished.
Modern Archery for Life shares personal experiences, insight, and images that shine an intriguing light onto an ancient sport that can be enjoyed by all ages.