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    Archery

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    Archery is the art, practice, or skill of propelling arrows with the use of a bow.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archery) Archery is a sport that dates back to the StoneAge and revolutionized hunting and was used in combat, a tool of ancient war. Onewho participates in archery may be known as a bowman, while one who is an expert atarchery can be referred to as a toxophilite.Archery is one of the oldest sports that is still around today. The bow seems tobe invented in Germany in the later Paleolithic

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    Archery Archery is one of the oldest sports, and art forms, known to man. Dating back to before 25,000 BC, archery has evolved and grown from simply a means of killing food and warfare, to more of an art form. Today, archery is a very common sport present in many areas of the world and throughout many different cultures. In Africa, there have been arrow heads that have dated back to before 25,000 BC, and may be dated as far back as 50,000 BC. This suggests the use of a bow and arrow at this

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    were not the Greek’s main source of firepower, they were equally as important and used frequently in Ancient Greek warfare. Archery was not too tough of a technique to grasp; an archer possessed a bow with arrows, which were fired at their targets during battle. The heads of these arrows were said to have originated in Africa roughly 64,000 years ago (Wikipedia, History of Archery). Arrow shafts were made from pine wood and measured roughly eight inches in length, with grooves cut to fit against the

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    Archery is one of the oldest sports and art forms dating back to more than 25,000 BC. A number of cultures such as the Africans, indigenous North American, and Chinese were skilled in archery. Archery began as a way of survival, warfare and for hunting. Although archery was used as a means of survival it later became a sport. Archery not only requires accuracy, but also requires physical and mental skills. A number people believe that archery is simple to perform because of how it is portrayed

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    The Physics of Archery

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    Physics of Archery There are not many activities out there that relax and soothe me quite like shooting my bow. It is not as simple as it sounds though, just pulling on the string, releasing the string, and watching the arrow fly towards your target. There are a number of aspects that must be taken into consideration when trying to shoot a bow and arrow efficiently, this is where we will get into the physics of archery. There are two main things to consider when looking at archery and the physics

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    Archery Vocabulary

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    Archery Vocabulary Adaya: An arrow which has missed it's target, Japan. Alborium: A bow made from hazel, 11th century. Anak, Panah: An arrow, Malay. Anchor: The location to which the hand that draws the bow string is positioned to when at full draw. Anchor point: The place where an arrows nock is drawn to before release, usually the chin, cheek, ear or chest. Used to help aiming. Aquande-da: The leather bracer of the Omaha. Arbalest, Arbalete, Alblast, Arblast: The European

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    Archery, a sport that dates back to centuries before today, has been modernized to become more efficient and high tech. The Egyptian made the first complex bow in 2800 BC. The bow was made from sheep intestines and the arrow was light and efficient enough to be shot from 400 yards away and still penetrate the armor used at that time. Archery was a skill set that was prized in the military, especially in Rome. However, in 16th century a new tide was turning in Europe, firearms were slowly replacing

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    and relied on their archery skills to defend themselves. From 1700 to 1800 bows and arrows were still widely used by the Native Americans, but started to become familiar with guns and ended up using both for hunting and protection. In 1904, 1908, and 1920 archery became a sport in the Olympics but was not included again until 1972. Minnesota was the first state to have a bow-hunting season, which started in 1934. In 1969 Holess Wilber Allen invented the compound bow. Archery is no longer used in

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    Hali Cox March/8/2014 Archery Far too often the importance of proper shooting form is overlooked. Today’s technology in the archery world is amazing. Bows are faster, lighter, more compact, quieter and easier to shoot than ever before. Often times the first thing a shooter (like me for example) looks at when things are not going well is the equipment rather than being honest with themselves and looking at the more probable cause. To begin practice, the exact placement of the feet on the shooting

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    movies, and novels, archery has experienced a renewal of interest in children as well as adults during the past decade. Katniss Everdeen inspires girls to pick up a bow while comic book heroes like Hawkeye spur young men to shoot. Elements of culture such as these display archery as a difficult, intense sport that also includes an element of fun. Archery is an enjoyable and challenging sport with a rich history that provides people of all ages with rewarding health benefits. Archery began as a method

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