Monthly Archives: February 2016

Archery Training 19-02-2016

Tonight there seemed a lot less of us shooting, we all shot at Portsmouth targets. Shooting didn’t really click with me to start off with with most arrows were going in the 8 or just cutting the 9 line. It wasn’t until about half way through the night that everything clicked and I started hitting… Read More »

Valentines Day Shoot

Today I arranged a Valentines Day shoot. Ian printed the targets for us and we had 3 inner hearts and 3 larger outer hearts. The same style as a Vegas round. Recurve archers scored 1 point for the outer heart and 2 points for the inner heart. Compound archers scored 1 point for the inner… Read More »

Archery Training 12/02/16

At training tonight I opened my bag and my bow stand fell apart. It took several ends to find the metal part that fits into the leg part to allow the leg to be screwed into it. It strange, but not having a stand is debilitating. You can’t put your bow down. Sometimes I wonder… Read More »

Brace Height Basics

A taller brace height will: 1. Increase draw weight 2. Decrease arrow speed 3. Soften the dynamic spine of the arrow A shorter brace height will: 1. Decrease draw weight 2. Increase arrow speed 3. Stiffen the dynamic spine of the arrow Find out what brace height you are happy with by testing your bow… Read More »