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Styles Of Bow

THERE'S NOTHING LIKE A BIT OF HEALTHY COMPETITION

Recurve Bow

Not only then best place for beginners to start, Recurve Bows are shot at an Olympic level as well as the majority of our club members.

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Compound Bow

We recommend learning the ropes with a Recurve, but we'll happily instruct with a Compound Bow. Compound Bows are also shot at an Olympic level.

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Long Bow

This style could be considered the cheapest but also that also makes it the hardest. No sights & scopes or stabilisers. Be prepared to spend time looking for arrows...

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Recurve Components

A SMALL SUMMARY OF RECURVE BOW COMPONENTS

1

Riser

Available in varying lengths and materials. This is the central part of the bow. To it is attached the limbs, button, sight and rest.

3

Limbs

Made from carbon-foam, carbon-wood or carbon-foam. Differing your limbs will allow you to adjust the poundage of your bow.

5

String

Made with various numbers of strands, the string should be waxed on a regular basis as part of bow maintenance.

7

Button

Adjusting your button will allow the arrow to leave the bow cleanly and efficiently.

9

Clicker

This small piece of equpment notifies the archer when the arrow has been drawn to the full length of the arrow with a little "click".

2

Rest

Adjusting your button will allow the arrow to leave the bow cleanly and efficiently. The rest supports the arrow before collapsing out of the way once the arrow is loosed.

4

Sight

As you might expect, the sight allows the archer to aim at the target. Being adjustable, the archer can adjust the sight for various distances.

6

Long Rod

Also refferesed to as 'stabilisation' the long rod adds weight to the front of the bow and absorbs excess energy from the system.

8

Side Rods

Similar to the Long Rod, the side rods help to absorb energy from the system while also allowing the archer to balance the bow.

Compound Components

A SMALL SUMMARY OF COMPOUND BOW COMPONENTS

1

Riser

Available in varying lengths and materials. This is the central part of the bow. To it is attached the limbs, button, sight and rest.

3

Limbs

Made from carbon-foam, carbon-wood or carbon-foam. Differing your limbs will allow you to adjust the poundage of your bow.

5

String

Made with various numbers of strands, the string should be waxed on a regular basis as part of bow maintenance.

7

Button

Adjusting your button will allow the arrow to leave the bow cleanly and efficiently.

9

Clicker

This small piece of equpment notifies the archer when the arrow has been drawn to the full length of the arrow with a little "click".

2

Rest

Adjusting your button will allow the arrow to leave the bow cleanly and efficiently. The rest supports the arrow before collapsing out of the way once the arrow is loosed.

4

Sight

As you might expect, the sight allows the archer to aim at the target. Being adjustable, the archer can adjust the sight for various distances.

6

Long Rod

Also refferesed to as 'stabilisation' the long rod adds weight to the front of the bow and absorbs excess energy from the system.

8

Side Rods

Similar to the Long Rod, the side rods help to absorb energy from the system while also allowing the archer to balance the bow.

LongBow Components

A SMALL SUMMARY OF LONGBOW COMPONENTS

1

Riser

No riser that you swap out like a modern recurve. A new "riser" means a new bow.

3

Limbs

These aren't swapped like the compenents of a modern recurve bow. These are part of the bow itself. The longer the bow is held for, the more power it loses.

5

String

Made with various numbers of strands, the string should be waxed on a regular basis.

7

Button

None here.

9

Clicker

There is no clicker to aid in draw length. Just the arrow length and the anchor point.

2

Rest

Unlike a modern bow, there isn't a rest that you buy/make and attach. You use your hand!

4

Sight

There is no adjustable sight. A longbow user makes do with the arrow as the tip of the fully drawn arrow as the site.

6

Long Rod

Sorry, no added stabilisation here!

8

Side Rods

Sorry, no additional stabilisation here!

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