What Is Traditional Archery?

When I decided to get back into archery, I wanted to go back to the basics.  I decided on Traditional Archery. My original thought was that Traditional Archery is bare-bones bow and arrow.  As I researched more and more into the topic, I discovered that there a lot more to Traditional Archery than most people … Read more

What is 3D Archery?

Many of us know what archery is, but have you ever heard of 3D Archery? It’s very different from your typical type of archery,  so I decided to break it down for you in this post. So, what is 3D Archery? 3D Archery is when archers shoot at a 3 Dimensional target (usually foam) that looks … Read more

How to Get Started in Archery TODAY: A Step-by-Step Guide

Have you always wanted to get started in archery but don’t know where to begin? There has never been a better time to get started in in archery than today! Let me share with you a step-by-step guide to start putting arrows on target. Are you excited? Here is the overview of the steps you … Read more

21 Must-Have Gifts for the Archer in Your Life

Running out of gift ideas to surprise your resident archer? You’ve come to the right place! As an archery enthusiast myself, I’ll help by providing you with 21 gift ideas for the archer in your life! Here is the quick list of 21 Must-Have Gifts for the Archer in your life: Targets Release Aid or … Read more

What size bow should I get for my 10-year-old child?

Archery is hands down the coolest thing for a child to get involved with.  Just put a bow and arrow into their hand and watch their face light up.  I personally don’t have children (yet!) but my nephew, Zayne who is 11-years-old, has been bitten by the archery bug. He is right at that age where he … Read more

What is Gap Shooting?

When I first started out in archery, at 11 years old, I didn’t have anyone teach me how to shoot so I just did what I figured was correct; I shot instinctively.  My method was largely trial and error: my first shot was used to figure out where the arrow went, my next shot got … Read more

Are takedown recurve bow limbs interchangeable?

One of the most appealing characteristics of takedown recurve bows is the ability of the limbs to be taken off of the riser.  This has many advantages including making the bow more compact for easy transportation. But what about changing the bow’s draw weight?  Are takedown recurve bow limbs interchangeable?  I decided to look into this … Read more

How much does it cost to get started in Traditional Archery?

So you’ve seen Robin Hood a million times, you’ve watched Lord of the Rings another million times.  You’ve decided archery is pretty awesome and you want to get started in archery, but not with those fancy wheeled compound bows (after all, Robin Hood never used a compound).  Most importantly, you don’t want to go broke … Read more

What is Field Archery? Once you start, you’ll never stop

When I was 11 years old, I participated in my first archery tournament.  At that time I had no idea there were many different types of archery competitions.  Recently I hear about field archery.  What is Field Archery?  I didn’t know; I thought all target archery was basically the same.  So I did some research … Read more

Can you shoot a wooden bow in the winter?

If you live in a colder climate, like me, then you know that long winters can really put a damper on outdoor some outdoor activities.  But what about archery?  Where I live in Alberta, Canada, it can get down to -30 degrees Celsius pretty regularly.  Since I’m a traditional archer shooting wooden bows, I was … Read more