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Changing lives one arrow at a time

March 9, 2013
By GARRY BRANDENBURG , Times-Republican

NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAMS are a big hit with the kids. And a big hit with teachers. And a big hit with parents for a host of reasons. This is just one portion of a physical education class mix of options. In this case, every student is a participant. There are no first or second teams or benchwarmers hoping for the coach to call them to the floor to play. NASP has no barriers for the student. Examples include every able bodied kid and every kid with a disability. There is a way to overcome obstacles in almost every way. Proof of the ability to overcome obstacles was one Deer Classic seminar speaker Matt Stutzmsan, the armless archer from Iowa, who represented the USA in the Olympics and is training for the 2016 Olympics now. More on that later in this story.



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