Archery | Scoring Errors

[shhh-thunk] For those of you followed the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen, you may have come across one of the biggest upsets ever seen. There were some surprises, for example, the bottom seeded Ukrainian team actually won the championship, but the one I’m talking about was something much bigger and much more controversial. This was […]

Archery | Compound or Recurve?

This is one of the most common questions that people new to archery will ask. Should I buy a compound or a recurve bow? They’re quite different and there’s a bit of friendly emnity between recurve and compound shooters. Well, most of the time. In case you’re not sure what a bow is, this is […]

The Rules of Archery – EXPLAINED!

Ninh explains, the Rules of Archery The object of the game is to score more points than your opponent. Archery, sometimes referred to as ‘Olympic’ or ‘Target Archery’ is a sport where you use a bow, to shoot arrows into a target. The main two competition bows are a recurve bow, where the arms of […]

Archery | Bow Stands

[shhh-thunk] Hey guys, this is NUSensei, and today we’re talking about bow stands. Now you are probably wondering “what the heck NUSensei, that’s a pretty boring topic,” and really bow stands aren’t that complex. There aren’t too many kinds, they’re pretty easy to get, and there’s nothing much to explain. However, bow stands can be […]

What is Olympic Archery?

Although there is a general rule in the archery community where no style of archery is better than another, some people have a view on modern archery and its equipment that is kind of negative. This is particularly true for the Olympic style of archery. Traditionalists will look at their sights and stabilizers and go […]

Archery | Arrow Nocks – Correct Size

One of the really small things that can be overlooked in archery. And I do mean literally small It’s the size of your nocks. Now for most people, this won’t really matter. But it does matter. As most of you know by now, when you nock the arrow it clips on to the string and […]

Archery | Illegal Draws

Do you know how to draw a bow? No, not with a pencil. I mean actually doing a shot. Do you? I mean, you do archery, right? So, of course you do. Well, here’s something interesting. In the December 2013 edition of Archery Insights the newsletter for Archery Australia it was pointed out that in […]

Archery | String Maintenance

[shhh-thunk] A lot of people ask what do I need to do to maintain my string. The answer is simple: you wax it. You can buy sticks of bow string wax like these. This smaller one is a Bohning Accelerator wax. It’s a wax and string conditioner. Sounds like something you put in your hair, […]

Getting Ready For Your First Archery Lesson

So you’re looking forward to your first archery lesson. Maybe you’re feeling a little apprehensive about what to expect or whether you need to do anything specific. I’ve done a video on the basics of form in case you want a head start, but this video will look at what you can expect on your […]