Alan Anderson is a long-time archer and a meticulous
craftsman. Whether making bow strings, building airplanes or
crafting close-up magic illusions, Alan is in his element
working with his hands and paying attention to detail. He took
up archery in the early 1970s and was an active shooter well
into the 1980s. After a long sabbatical to raise a family and
earn a living he returned to archery in 1997. He holds an NAA
Level 2 Archery Instructor certificate and enjoys competition.
Alan lives with his wife and two daughters (all archers) in
Ruth Rowe is an Olympian, coach, technical writer,
producer, and a life-long archer. She is well known in the
archery community and has traveled the world representing the
United States in archery competitions since the early 1970s.
Ruth owns an impressive list of competition wins including the
1983 Pan American Championship, multiple National indoor and
outdoor championships, state and regional championships, field
championships, and she has set multiple archery world records.
The US Olympic Committee named her Sportswoman of the year for
Archery in 1983 and she represented the United States in the
1984 Olympic Games.
Ruth’s first book, Fundamentals of Recurve Target Archery and her
instructional videos, Archery:The
Basics and Archery:
Refining Your Form set the standard for recurve
archery training and are sold world-wide. She is active in the
National Archery Association as a member of the National
Governing Board and the Coach’s Development Committee. Ruth
writes, teaches, and coaches in Northern Virginia.