What is the Best Age to Start Archery?

Archery has become one of the fastest growing sports as people of all ages flock to learn a skill that seems to be featured in most of the current blockbuster movies. The sport is a perfect mix of ancient instinct, muscle memory conditioner and the coolest pop culture phenomenon. The good news for anyone who has a child keen to

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What Type of Bow Should a Beginner Use…Compound or Recurve?

When first dipping a toe into the compelling sport of archery, it’s better to use or hire your equipment at the club or group where you are learning for the first few lessons. Once the archery bug has truly bitten and you have decided that this mentally and physically fascinating pursuit is for you, then it is time to start

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What do the Numbers on a Recurve Bow Mean?

The bow is a beautiful thing. It represents human evolution, physics, technology and art within its curves and structure. It’s also the key to learning one of the fastest growing and most popular sports – archery. Unfortunately, bow terminology can seem to be really complex to the beginner archer. This article aims to help you decipher some of the specs

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What is the Most Durable Material for an Arrow?

Basically, durability refers to how long something is going to last in the field or how much use it can withstand until it wears out. The material that makes an arrow defines its durability. As an entry-level archer, you can rely on your local archery retailer or instructor to advise you in choosing the correct arrows, but this to speed

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How do I Choose Arrows for a Recurve Bow?

The best way to learn archery as a beginner is to use a recurve bow. The reason being, according to top archery coaches, is that it provides more feedback on a physical level to both coach and learner. Any flaws in the beginner’s stance, technique, or form can be better seen and felt when holding a recurve bow. The coach is

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What Length Bowstring Do I Need for My Recurve Bow?

It is necessary to replace the bow strings on your recurve bow as often as needs be. This depends on how frequently you shoot with your bow, what environment you are shooting in and how well your bow is maintained and stored after use. It is also important to get a bowstring of the correct length when the time comes

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