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My Week at JDT Camp

Wow!

 

To say that this week was crazy would not even describe it.  I was so excited and I was so busy, I am sure I missed something.  We got up first thing in the morning to exercise and we didn’t head back to our dorm until 9 at night!  If you counted all the band work and light bow work as “arrows shot” it would easily be over 500 a day.

I learned so much stuff and it is important for you guys to know that the food was AWESOME.  I ate so much stuff and it was all so good.  I am posting my notes below for the week and you will see a lot about the food.  LOL.  Unless I worked so hard that I completely forgot.  That did happen!2013-01-179517.12.38

 

 

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We did some cool team building stuff and I will tell you guys more about that later for sure.  It was so much fun.

My notes are below that I kept in a journal.  I know they jump around and aren’t complete sentences but I had to hurry and write at different times when I had a few minutes to do them.  I promise I will work on a post this week that is what I LEARNED because there was A LOT of it.  I just wanted to get something posted for you to read because I know there will be questions.

 

Thanks for all the messages and nice things you said while I was working.  You guys are awesome.  🙂

 

Emma’s JDT Log

1/13/2013

 

Open shooting today with coaches’ assessment

 

Food:  salad w/ pork chops and crackers

 

Team building:  rock paper scissors-archers against coaches

 

1/14/2013

 

We did angular rotation drills and bow arm lifts.  My assessment for today was I need to change my set up position and hook on the string.

 

Food:  breakfast-Strawberry and blueberry waffles, eggs, granola, milk  lunch-turkey, pasta, corn with Powerade and water  dinner-carnitas with Powerade and water and ice cream for dessert

 

Coaches Watson, Laney and Lee told me today that my fingertab needs to be cut

 

Coach Lee said I was putting too much pressure on my index finger so we worked on that.

 

Today we got up at 6:00 AM and by the time we were done getting ready it was time for cardio—worked out with elliptical and played an archery version of volleyball and did stretches (lunges, etc.) then change clothes and ate breakfast.

 

Then we shot for 4 hours straight J

 

Crazy people…yessss we know

 

And before we started shooting we did team building.

 

At lunch, our Team Building leader Fernando sat down at our table and we placed a game similar to telephone but on paper with pictures.

 

After lunch, we shot again for 4 hours straight!  J

 

Ha, ya I know what you are thinking this is crazy but it is called dedication and after that was dinner and now I am in study hall/goal setting seminar for 2 hours.  One hour is for schoolwork and one hour for goal setting.

 

Funnnn!

 

Yes I did mention Coach Lee in there. He is awesome.  I also got to meet Coach White who is Lee Ford’s coach!  Woot!

 

SOOOOO much band work…

 

1/15/2013

 

No drills besides band work and lightweight bows.

 

I made progress and even Coach Lee said it was good!

 

Food:  breakfast-I had ham, pancakes, a muffin and chocolate milk  lunch-grilled chicken, fries, small salad and I don’t remember what I ate for dinner, hahaha!

 

Coach Lee is doing NTS 101 tonight so there I will probably  take notes

 

Today I  mainly worked on my grip and anchor/transfer

 

1/16/2013

 

We did band work and light bow and our own bows and from all the band work, I did get bloody knuckles.  FUN.  I am doing a lot better and making progress

 

Food:  breakfast-bacon, eggs, hash browns, chocolate milk  lunch-tomato basil chicken, French bread, salad, multi grain rice and a Coca-Cola  dinner-pork tenderloin, baked potato, salad, rice pilaf and ice cream

 

Today Amanda W spoke to us about nutrition

 

I worked on coiling properly with my actual bow and I have to get a 1/8” blue band because my orange one is too heavy—should be lighter than bow poundage

 

1/17/2013

 

Today I started to use my new finger tabs which were awesome and we scored another round today.  I got 20 points higher with my new form so I really am excited to keep using this form and increasing my score when I get sighted in at multiple distances so I’m excited for that!

 

1/18/2013

 

Today we played a game called King of the Hill.  It started off like OR rounds then we move around depending on if you won or lost.

 

Food:  breakfast: French toast, turkey bacon, eggs and chocolate milk  lunch-grilled chicken, French fries, Powerade  dinner-rotisserie chicken, garlic mashed potatoes, biscuit and water

 

 

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Weekend Round Up

Hey guys!  I didn’t get a new blog up yesterday.  I was off school and doing DIY stuff with my parents most of the weekend.  I did post to Tumblr a couple of cool things.  I did an interview for one of my mom’s projects for school that you can see here.  I also answered a great Tumblr question on my band work here.  I think that the next question I get I will answer in a video blog since mom is learning that kind of stuff.

What kind of things would you like to see or questions you would like answered about learning archery?