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Archery Tag: A Fun and Exciting Twist on Archery´┐╝

Archery tag is a fun and exciting sport that is growing in popularity. It is somewhat similar to dodgeball, but arrows are used instead of balls. In this blog post, we will discuss the rules of archery tag and how to play the game. We will also discuss some of the benefits of archery tag […]

How to Fire a Bow in 6 Easy Steps

For those new to archery, the process of firing a bow can seem daunting. However, with a little practice and patience, anyone can master the basics of this centuries-old sport. Below, we’ll walk you through the six steps necessary to fire a bow correctly. 1. While holding onto the bow with your non-dominant hand Stand […]

Types of Archery Bows

How many types of bows are there in archery? The archery bow generally fits into 1 of the 4 main bow categories. These are recurve, compound, longbows, and crossbows. When getting into archery, there are a few directions you could take. Distinctions between the archery styles is important when learning the rules and acquiring the […]

How is archery scored?

Scoring points in archery is a matter of hitting the target. The center of the target is 10 points. Each concentric circle outside of the center is one less point. the scores go, 10x*, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1. Hitting the target outside of the last ring or missing […]

7 benefits of archery

In addition to being fun, there are many beneficial effects we can gain from getting involved in the practice of archery. While some benefits are obvious, others are less so. Here are 7 benefits that can be gained through archery: coordination – Archery requires good hand-eye coordination. It builds our coordination by teaching our brain […]

How to get into archery

There are many advantages to starting archery in a club or group setting.

Olympic archery distance

Olympic archers display their skills by hitting their targets at 70 meters (229.66 feet) using a recurve bow.

Which way should the fletching be pointed?

A small but potentially important archery detail for accurately firing arrows is, which way should the arrow’s fletching be pointed? The simple answer is, the index vane, or odd colored vane (cock vane) should be pointed away from the riser facing you (as seen in the featured image). The other two will point towards the […]

Korean Horseback Archery

Korean horseback archery dates back to the Goguryeo period. It was a widely practiced form of archery during the Joseon Dynasty. Mounted archers are a proud part of Korean heritage. Mounted archers are historically known as the “true soldiers” of Korea. Horseback archery was used extensively in warfare until the introduction of firearms in the […]