Archery 2018

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IS ARCHERY A DYING SPORT?

IS ARCHERY A DYING SPORT?

By on Jun 20, 2018 in Blog |

Archery is the sport of shooting arrows (named bolts), using a bow. It is also commonly used in hunting game animals as well as in competitive sports and as leisure activity. In fact, people may not realize it, but archery has been a sport in the Olympic Games for several years now. Archery is actually very old and was invented many years ago, at approximately...

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WHAT IS A CROSSBOW?

WHAT IS A CROSSBOW?

By on Jun 13, 2018 in Blog |

A crossbow is a weapon that has been around since medieval times. It uses a string mounted on an apparatus. The weapon is held in the hand and used to shoot arrows that are called quarrels or bolts. The structure of a crossbow today is quite complex, consisting of a barrel, a stock and a sight. The stock is usually made of wood, and there is a body made of wood or...

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MOVIES WITH GREAT ARCHERY SCENES

MOVIES WITH GREAT ARCHERY SCENES

By on May 22, 2018 in Blog |

Archery is an art and skill that takes full advantage of two tools; a bow and an arrow. The two-work hand-in-hand together to enable an archer to take a shot at the desired target. Dating back to the Stone Age period, bow and arrow was an essential tool used as a weapon, for protection and hunting. Much hasn’t changed except for the fact that bow and arrows...

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HOW TO STAY SAFE WHILE USING A BOW AND ARROW

HOW TO STAY SAFE WHILE USING A BOW AND ARROW

By on May 13, 2018 in Blog |

Using bow and arrows is as perilous as it gets. Therefore, it’s of great importance that you observe a few safety rules to ensure you don’t hurt yourself or others. The rules also apply to storage and handling of the bows and arrows, and not limited to shooting only. If you follow a few simple guidelines you can be sure that you will have fun and stay...

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HISTORY OF OLYMPIC ARCHERY

HISTORY OF OLYMPIC ARCHERY

By on Apr 28, 2018 in Blog |

Even though archery was a significant part of Greekā€™s history, the game of archery was not featured in the first Olympic Games held in Athens Greece in 1894. Archery is no doubt an ancient sport and one that is practiced all around the world, but despite its popularity it did not make it to the Olympics until years later. It was at the Olympics Games held in Paris...

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