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WHERE TO PURCHASE BOWS AND ARROWS?

In our articles are different places where you can purchase your bow and arrow, but for a newbie, it might be hard finding a place to buy bows and arrows. Here are some of the places where you can buy bows and arrows.

WHERE TO FIND NEWS ABOUT THE SPORT OF ARCHERY

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WHERE TO FIND NEWS ABOUT THE SPORT OF ARCHERY

There are various places where you can find news regarding archery. Many of the best places to look for news are at online websites. Worldarchery.org is an example of a great website where you can find news about the sport of archery. This site has news about events in archery that occur around the world, for example, they have news about the archery competition at the Olympic Games. They also have the most recent news regarding world rankings and world records in archery. News Websites Some news outlets also have news about archery. For...

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IS ARCHERY A DYING SPORT?

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IS ARCHERY A DYING SPORT?

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 10,000 BC in Asia and the Middle East regions. Over time, the design of the bow has become more complex, and the arrows have also changed to become shorter and heavier. Archery in...

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WHAT IS A CROSSBOW?

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WHAT IS A CROSSBOW?

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 composites. The bow is also mounted on the body. The two curved bow parts of the apparatus are known as the limbs. There is also a flight groove which allows the arrow to be...

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WHERE TO GET THE LATEST ARCHERY EQUIPMENT

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WHERE TO GET THE LATEST ARCHERY EQUIPMENT

There are several places where one can find the latest archery equipment. You can either visit a regular shop or you can search online for archery equipment. There are several online shops where you can buy or even bid on archery equipment. Such notable online shops include Amazon and eBay. Online Shops Amazon offers a range of archery products including all types of bows, from recurve bows to compound bows. You can also buy archery targets and gear such as protective gloves and arm guards. If you live somewhere small that does not have many...

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MOVIES WITH GREAT ARCHERY SCENES

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MOVIES WITH GREAT ARCHERY SCENES

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 are no longer a weapon of choice in the event of war due to the introduction of more sophisticated artillery. It takes precision and accuracy to be proficient in archery. Archery...

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HOW TO STAY SAFE WHILE USING A BOW AND ARROW

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HOW TO STAY SAFE WHILE USING A BOW AND ARROW

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 safe on this adventure that is archery.  Direction You should always point the arrow in a safe direction. The arrow should never be pointed in the direction of people or animals...

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HISTORY OF OLYMPIC ARCHERY

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HISTORY OF OLYMPIC ARCHERY

Even though archery was a significant part of Greek’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 France in 1900 that the game of archery was first featured and at first it was only practiced by men, women were not a part of the sport at that time. Since then it has grown in the...

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GREATEST ARCHERS OF ALL TIME

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GREATEST ARCHERS OF ALL TIME

There are many great archers all around the world. While this sport may seem out of date and old it is in fact a well-respected sport that is still practiced by many. Throughout history there has been several ways in which bows, and arrows have been used and what made those techniques better than others. Here are a few noteworthy archery techniques and what made them great and why they are important. Mongol Bowman The Mongol archers were known to hit targets better than modern riflemen. In fact, history has it that the Mongol archers were...

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HISTORY OF ARCHERY

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HISTORY OF ARCHERY

Archery can be rightly referred to as one of the oldest act that is still actively practiced until today. The history and development of archery can be traced as a face back as to the beginning of mankind’s history. There is still evidence of the existence of ancient archers from the entire world. Although archery can be rightly said to have been in existence since the Stone Age which dates back to the 20,000 BC, the ancient Egyptians were the first people in history to adopt archery as a skill. They started out as early as around the 3,000...

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THE ART AND SKILLS OF ARCHERY

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THE ART AND SKILLS OF ARCHERY

Archery is an act or skill that involves the use of bow to shoot arms to aim at a target. The word archery is coined from the Latin word ‘Arcus’ which means ‘arch’ or ‘a bow’. From the ancient times, archery has always been used as a technique for hunting for food. It was invented towards the ending of the Palaeolithic period and the beginning of the Mesolithic period. The earliest reference to the use of archery in Europe was around the 10,000 BC, while history has it that it had been in use in the Middle East and Asian countries way before...

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