This section contains sites about the sport of archery. Several different sub-categories are provided to group similar sites and make them easier to find. Links are also provided to other related categories such as shopping for archery equipment retailers and bowhunting for hunting sites. Archery Sports.
Archery is the sport, practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows. The word comes from the Latin arcus. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Archery is the sport, practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows. The word comes from the Latin arcus. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat. In modern times, it is mainly a competitive sport and recreational activity. A person who participates in archery is typically called an archer or a bowman, and a person who is fond of or an expert at archery is sometimes called a toxophilite.
- Archery Category
- Archery games
- Bow draw - A bow draw is the method used to draw a bow. Currently, the most common method in modern target archery is the Mediterranean draw, long the usual method in European archery. Other methods include the pinch draw and the Mongolian or "thumb" draw.
- Bowfishing - Bowfishing is a method of fishing that uses specialized archery equipment to shoot and retrieve fish. Fish are shot with a barbed arrow that is attached with special line to a reel mounted on the bow.
- Bowhunting - Bowhunting is the practice of hunting game animals by archery.
- Clout archery
- Field archery - Field archery involves shooting at targets of varying and often unmarked distance, typically in woodland and rough terrain. As well as being a sport in its own right, it can be used to improve the techniques and abilities required for bowhunting in a realistic outdoor setting.
- Hunting methods
- Precision sports
- Summer Olympic sports
- An Society of Archer-Antiquaries www
An International group formed in 1956 to study the development of the archery bow from the earliest times. Archer-Antiquaries. Includes journals, history and a member's forum. Society of Archer-Antiquaries.
- The International Field Archery Association www
The IFAA is an amateur sports association founded in 1968 that represents field archers all over the world. Field Archery Association. Includes rules and regulations concerning targets, scoring and bow styles. International Field Archery Association.
- Information International Archery Federation (FITA) www
Information on world archery records and all-time bests, Archery Federation (FITA), a history of the association, rules for all formats of shoot, weekly training tips, a calendar of events, photo gallery, and links page. International Archery Federation (FITA).
- Includes Online Archery UK www
Includes online discussion forum, Archery UK, bookstore, UK club locator, plus information on bows and how to get started in archery. Online Archery UK.
- Archery Bow Country www
Archery and bow hunting forums plus sections on testing and tuning, Country, stories, trading, and personal profiles. Bow Country.
- Facteur Atelier Merlin www
Facteur d'arcs. Merlin. Galerie de photos et articles de presse. Atelier Merlin.
- Facteur Archerie traditionnelle www
Facteur d'arc des abbayes suisses à Lausanne. traditionnelle. Etude des arcs depuis la préhistoire, arc celtique, arc de chasse. Ecole de tir et de facture d'arc. Suisse. Archerie traditionnelle.
- Federation Nanka Kyudo Federation www
Federation of Southern California, Kyudo Federation, AKR-affiliated. Practice times and email contact. Nanka Kyudo Federation.
- Kyudo Kyudo South Africa www
Kyudo at Mark's Park Archery Club in Emmerentia. South Africa. Training hours, contactinformation, and weblog. Kyudo South Africa.
- Offers Archery Report www
Offers news and reviews of equipment and accessories for archery and bowhunting enthusiasts. Archery Report.
- An Primitive Archer Online www
An e-zine dedicated solely to the field of primitive archery. Archer Online. Includes hunting tips, stories and a message board. Primitive Archer Online.
- A Loiselle, Emery www
A writer and technical expert on archery. Emery. Also the proprietor of Eryleen Archery in Massachusetts, USA. Loiselle, Emery.
- Shows Jaroslaw Belza www
Shows photos of arrow heads he made to original patterns using traditional manufacturing techniques. Jaroslaw Belza.
- A Hunter's Friend www
A bowhunter's pro shop offering complete ready to hunt compound bow packages. Friend. Also supplies cross bows and a range of archery equipment and accessories. Hunter's Friend.
- Specialists The Archery Centre www
Specialists in field, Archery Centre, traditional, and re-enactment archery equipment. Includes down-load catalogue and hints. UK. The Archery Centre.
- Alexa: Archery Sports
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Archery Sports
- DMOZ: Archery Sports
dmoz.org Directory: Archery Sports