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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.


The Basics

  • Equipment:
    • 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

  • Equipment: There’s a lot more gear to go on that bow and make it shoot just right…
  • Tuning: So your bow’s all set up, but you’re still not hitting all gold? Tuning your bow to you and your style may help
  • Shooting form: This will help if you’ve had a bit more experience


How to..

  • 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 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