Category: Archery

5 Must Have Bow Accessories For a Beginner

The bow has evolved from being a weapon for hunting to being a primary implement for the sport of archery. With its evolution has come a variety of bow accessories, each with its own functionality and advanced technology as well. From among the many on sale, we find the following to be must haves for […]

7 Health Benefits of Using a bow and arrow

  According to some records, the first bow and arrow were used in 50,000 B.C, which makes archery one of the oldest sports in the world. Unlike others where everything comes naturally, the archer’s performance is in direct relation to his or her levels of endurance, strength, and coordination. It’s no wonder that archery has […]

How to Turn your Backyard Into an Archery Range

  Whether you’re a target shooter, competitive archer, or hunter, you’ve probably given some thought to setting up your own backyard archery range by now. Some prefer an indoor range because it is convenient and the designated place can consist of their basement or garage; others want to do the same in the great outdoors. […]

Learn about the various types of bows

Bows have existed for thousands of years and are still widely used today, but some changes have been made to improve accuracy, speed and performance. Advanced firing mechanisms and stronger materials used in construction are some of the recent improvements, along with the overall design. Now there are bows that are designed for a specific […]

How to sight-in your bow

Once you have selected the right sight for your bow and adjusted it for accuracy there is only one more factor that you need to consider. It is just as important to sight your bow, and this is very similar to the steps you followed to line up the sight. Sighting your bow will require […]

The different forms of archery competition

International competitions in archery are regulated under the rules of the International Archery Federation (FITA). Here are the disciplines listed by FITA: Outdoor Archery The 1440 round: 36 arrows at each distance of 90, 70, 50, 30 meters for men and 70, 60, 50, 30 meters for women. This makes a maximum score of 1440 […]