Compound bows are designed to be drawn back to a fixed distance, unlike traditional recurves and longbows which can be draw back at almost any distance. The draw length of your bow needs to be set according to your height, allowing for a comfortable draw with optimal power and accuracy. You should always fire a … Read moreHow to Adjust Draw Length on a Compound Bow
A peep sight is the sight of choice for most compound bows, while certain recurve users also opt for this handy upgrade when it fits without disturbing alignment. The basic principle of aiming through a peep sight is to line up the target with the peep sight’s pin by looking through the peep with your … Read moreHow to Use a Peep Sight
Traditional archery has no need to resort to sights or stabilizers in order to ensure the perfect shot. Fortunately, there are numerous methods and styles of shooting to try when opting to refine your skill and aim without a sight. After all, as one grows in their archery ability the urge to shoot without a … Read moreHow to Aim a Bow Without Sights
A takedown bow is a flexible compact recurve bow assembled from two limbs and a riser. Almost every single bow used in Olympic archery is a takedown bow thanks its combination of a compact design and superior propelling force. Completely adjustable, one can configure a takedown bow according to draw strength, draw cycle, stability, and … Read moreWhat is a Takedown Bow?
In a right-handed world, it can seem like there’s no consideration for people whose dominant hand is the other one! From right handed desks to constantly smudging your hand as you write, a left-handed person has to accommodate most things and gadgets to using them the best way they can. However, we have good news … Read moreHow to Tell if a Compound Bow is Left or Right Handed?
Whether you’re ready to advance to a tighter draw or are feeling the fatigue from too-tight strings, it’s simple and easy to adjust the draw weight on your compound bow. It doesn’t require expensive equipment, either, and it takes less than an hour of your time. You can just follow the five steps below. 1. … Read moreHow to Adjust the Draw Weight on a Compound Bow
When you start comparing compound bows from well-known manufacturers such as Bear Archery, Hoyt, Darton Archery, Diamond Archery, and more, one key feature will jump out at you that you might not have ever seen before. That’s brace height. You’ll notice a range of brace heights advertised between five and nine inches. What is brace … Read moreWhat is the Brace Height on a Compound Bow?
When you pick up a bow and arrow to shoot, you’ve become part of a legacy that’s so powerful and long lasting there are star constellations based on ancient archer gods and goddesses! It’s an exciting sport that still provides both recreational and professional satisfaction. However, archery is nowhere near as easy as it looks. … Read moreArchery Tips for Beginners
Compound bows use a complicated system of pulleys, cables, and strings attached to their stiff limbs. Regular bows don’t have stiff limbs; they have bent limbs instead, which don’t provide as much force as you’ll find in a compound bow. This creates a complexity in the compound bow that makes them an attractive and effective … Read moreHow to Restring a Compound Bow
Compound bow sights are an immensely important tool for focusing your field of vision, improving your aim, and ensuring that your arrows are properly aligned and hitting the target each time. Bow sights act as a manual navigational tool. They come in several varieties and have useful features any archer would appreciate having. However, there … Read moreHow to Use Compound Bow Sights