Category Archives: Archery Shoots

My diary of my weekly archery shooting whether its at archery practices or club target days.

Portsmouth Zero Round

On Sunday we had our end of season shoot with a newly devised round called a Portsmouth Zero. It’s a regular Portsmouth but once you have shot 12 arrows you take the higher 6 arrow score away from the lower 6 arrow score and this number goes in the end row box. You then do… Read More »

Portsmouth Round 526

Today was one of our last chances to shoot a Portsmouth before the indoor season finishes and we move outside in early April. Having been told to change my release has really helped. Previously I was just releasing under my chin and not drawing the release back. I do find that releasing back has helped… Read More »

Shooting the Bray

This Sunday the nominated round was a Bray 1 at 20 yards. There is something brilliant about shooting at the smaller 40cm targets, which really enables you to hone your aiming skills. A Bray round is shot at a 40cm target, at a distance of 20 yards. There are only 10 ends of 3 arrows,… 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 »

First Time Shooting Vegas

This was my first time shooting Vegas round today. We set four targets up on each boss. These triangular targets seem very small from 18m away. Out of 60 arrows I only managed 43 hits. Early into the round I found I couldn’t hit anything. I think increasing the draw weight to 40lb, that combined… Read More »

Archery Shoot – Bent Arrow

Today we all shot a Portsmouth again. I did manage slightly better than last with 475, but hardly anywhere near my personal best of 524. My problem today was not string picture, but a strange arrow that kept going top left in the 3/4 ring and bringing my score down. After several ends into my… Read More »

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