Sort out your fun-life! Join local archery groups. Follow, friend and meet other archers. Archery and a whole range of leisure activities.
Archery is the sport, practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows. Competitive archery involves shooting arrows at a target for accuracy from a set distance. A popular form of this is field archery, where targets are shot at in a wooded setting. There are many types of bow - as well as the more common recurve and reflex bow, a longbow is roughly equal to the height of the user while a crossbow is a bow like weapon that shoots projectiles called bolts. Using archery to hunt game animals or wildfowl is known as bow hunting.
Everyone's familiar with target archery as it's the most popular form of the sport and the current Olympic discipline. If you fancy a day outdoors, head to the woods and have a go at field archery - popular with those who want to practise their bow hunting technique. If you join a club, archery is a social activity that allows you to learn a great skill and take part in friendly club competitions.