Compound archery is a relatively new sport to archery, and we are round to be able to offer it to our customers.
Here at Target Sports World, we can give you the chance to shoot one of these bows. Under the expert guidance of the instructor, you will be hitting gold like a pro.
We give 3 arrows to individuals to start with and individual attention is given to each archer to make sure the principles are understood.
Once everyone is comfortable we will then up the ante with 6 arrows each and give you a chance to practice.
The session will progress to the end when you will have a competition to test your newfound skills.
What world archery says about compound archery
Invented in the 1960s as a more mechanically efficient piece of archery equipment.
The design uses a levering system of pulleys and cables. Thus making it faster and decidedly more accurate than other types of bow.
Compound archery was first included on the programme of the World Archery Championships in 1995. It has been included – on equal footing with the recurve bow – in the Hyundai Archery World Cup since its launch in 2006, and it features on the programme of the World Games as well.
An archer shooting a compound bow pulls the string back to the mechanical stop using a release aid.
The strength to draw the bow and the strength needed decreases as the bow is drawn.
The archer aims at the target through a magnified scope. Then activates his release aid to detach it from the string.
The energy stored in the bent limbs and taught cables transfers into the arrow, sending it downrange to the target.
Drawing a competitive compound bow can require up to 28 kilograms (60 pounds) of force.
Although at full draw the holding weight can be as little as 6 kilograms (13 pounds), and an arrow shot from a compound bow can travel at speeds of over 350 kph.