What bow should I use? How do I choose arrows? How do I tune my bow? Why are my arrows always going left!?
The answers to these and many other questions can be found in the in this section. Our club coach has put together all the best information, with many links to even more information, for you to browse and learn from.
Use the pull-down menu above or the buttons below to find what you’re looking for. We have tried to cover everything from the very basic to the advanced; but, if you can’t find the information you are after, then just drop us an email via the contact page and we will track it down for you.
For information about archery competitions, including the different types of awards you can achieve and how to get them, all about the classification system in archery, and the definitions of all the archery rounds, visit the Competitions page.
- Bow types: There isn’t just one type of bow
- Arrow types: They’re not just sticks any more
- Other essential archery gear: All the things you need to get you started on your archery adventure
- Bow set-up: Basic set up to get you started out right
- Terms: What is a ‘fistmele’ anyway?
- History: Once upon a time, long, long ago…
For more advanced archers
- Select your own bow and arrows: Have you ever been into an archery shop or looked at archery website? The choice is endless…
- Sights: Sight calibration chart, and peepsight setup instructions(compound)
- Make your own arrows: It’s not that hard. Really!
- Make a string: an essential ingredient to shooting, you should always have more than one.
Tips & Tricks – go from good to great!
- The Ten Steps: This is good place for beginners to start, and for the more advanced to revise
- Troubleshooting: If you have been shooting for a while and have noticed some problems developing, this information will helps solve them!
- Warm up stretches and general fitness for archery: This is for everyone!
The club has several qualified instructors. Ask them anything! They are always willing to help.
Even more information can be found on our links page, including:
Suggestions for great reads
A list of local and overseas archery dealers
Links to other archery websites
Archery forum information