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  Archery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Archery is the practice of using a bow to shoot arrows.
During the Middle Ages, archery in warfare was not as prevalent and dominant in Western Europe as popular myth dictates.
This disdain was countered by the Vikings, whose widespread use of archery gave them success in their numerous raiding expeditions all over the Western European seaboard (and even well into the Mediterranean) in the 9th and 10th centuries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Archery   (3889 words)

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Archery is a precision sport where competitors aim to hit targets using a bow.
Archery is descended from the use of the bow and arrow for military and hunting.
Archery bows usually have two working limbs but compound bows have been made with only one limb (and eccentric pulleys on the opposite side of the riser (handle)).
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Archery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Archaeologists suspect that archery may have begun up to 15,000 years ago, but the earliest concrete evidence is between 8,001 and 9,000 years old.
Archery was practised in antiquity on every inhabited continent except Australia, demonstrating that it is both basic and versatile.
The Mongols were extremely adept at archery on horseback, and used it to dominate the Asian steppes, and eastern Europe.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Archery   (3461 words)

 Archery - MSN Encarta
Archery, art, practice, or skill of using a bow and arrow for hunting, warfare, or as a sport.
Archery as a sport was introduced in North America in the 17th century.
Archery competition is divided into various categories, such as target, field, and flight shooting.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761551756/Archery.html   (1056 words)

 Sports Rules - Archery
Archery is a varied sport suitable for people of all ages and abilities.
The archery darts face has a diameter (distance across) of 80 centimetres (2 feet 6 inches) and is marked like a normal darts board.
A field archery course is laid out over rough ground and the targets are set up at non-specified distances within certain limits set by the rules.
sportsrules.50g.com /archery.htm   (1068 words)

Archery as a game has many facets surrounding the basic action of releasing an arrow from a bow to hit a target.
In some archery silhouette events, an added challenge is a timed match, whereby the shooter may have just two minutes to get off 36 arrows.
There is a variety of archery equipment available today from ancient wooden bows and arrows to sophisticated compound bows and carbon-graphite arrows.
www.bristolfishgame.com /archery.htm   (1236 words)

 Archery - for amputees who have or want an active lifestyle.
Archery - for amputees who have or want an active lifestyle.
Paralympic competition is limited to athletes with cerebral palsy, spinal injuries and other lower limb impairments, and les autres conditions; however, athletes with other disabilities also enjoy archery.
Although the United States Association for Blind Athletes (USABA) does not sponsor competition in archery, modifications can be made to facilitate successful inclusion of this individual into recreational participation.
www.activeamp.org /sports/archery.htm   (797 words)

 Archery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Archers in Competition Archery is the practice of using a bow to shoot arrows.
At the end of the round, archers stand or sit by their furthest arrows while judges measure the distances they were shot.There are many classes that one can shoot in, dependending on the type of bow and its draw weight.
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Archery marshals attending large regional and interkingdom events will be expected to assist the archery marshal-in-charge upon request with any necessary marshalling responsibilities in order to ensure the safety of the participating archers.
Archery marshals attending Pennsic will be expected to provide at least 4 hours of marshalling service during the event.
Archery Commanders shall report to the Captain-General on, or before, May 1st and November 1st of each year.
www.eastkingdom.org /Law/archery.html   (3095 words)

 Archery Hunting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The archery license allows bow and arrow hunting for all legal game (except deer during the muzzleloading season) and is required to hunt deer during both archery seasons on deer (October season and expanded archery season).
During the expanded archery season, hunters who have a valid archery license will be able to purchase multiple antlerless permits for $12.00 each, and one buck permit for $32.00.
An archery license is also required in addition to a fall turkey hunting permit to hunt wild turkey during the fall turkey hunting season.
www.state.me.us /ifw/hunttrap/archery.htm   (478 words)

 Cub Scout Sports  - Archery
To be a qualified and trained archery range supervisor, adults must take part in an archery supervisor training program conducted by the local council with the help of a National Camping School-certified field sports director or a National Archery Association (NAA) instructor.
Explain the rules for safe archery that you have learned in the district/council camp or activity you are attending with your leader or adult partner.
Demonstrate to your leader or adult partner good archery shooting techniques,including the stance and how to nock the arrow, establish the bow, draw, aim, release, follow-through and retrieve arrows.
www.usscouts.org /advance/cubscout/sports/archery.html   (680 words)

 Archery Encyclopedia Articles @ BareHands.com (Bare Hands)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Arrows proved exceptionally destructive against massed formations, and the use of archers often proved decisive.
Every boy was given a bow of his own height and was required to train with it.
Articles the pertain to Archery and related items and use.
www.barehands.com /encyclopedia/Archery   (2988 words)

Archery is one of the oldest sports know to the human race.
Archery and Bowhunting Manufacturers have come a long way in the last thirty years as bowhunting grew in numbers from a million to over four-million bowhunters worldwide.
In Olympic Archery and Target Competition, as well as 3D Archery, teenagers and young archers in their early 20's (male and female) are competing at the top level and walking away with regional, national and international archery wins.
www.archeryisfun.com   (477 words)

He was recognized as the "1997 Developmental Coach of the Year" for archery by the United States Olympic committee and was most recently named "1999 National Archery Association Collegiate Division Coach of the Year".
Assistant Coach Phyllis Harris has a National Archery Association Level II Instructor certification and also brings over 20 years of archery experience to S.C.C. Phyllis won the Utah State Archery Championship several times, and is also a past National Field Archery Association National Indoor Champion.
Students can get involved with the archery team either by joining the class, which fills up fast, or by showing up at the archery room in the PE building Wednesday nights at 6 p.m.
elmo.shore.ctc.edu /athletics/pearchery.html   (893 words)

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These hunts are for various methods: archery, archery or crossbow, center fire rifle, muzzle loading firearm, historic methods, shotgun with slugs and some...
Archery, Bows, Arrows, longbows, recurve bow, compound bows, crossbowa, bow hunting, Archery history, education and conservation...
Archery as a game has many facets surrounding the basic action of releasing an arrow from a bow to...
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 Archery - Cub Scout Academics & Sports Guide
Archery belt loops and sports pins may only be earned through council or district sponsored programs.
Quality camp programs will offer an archery shooting program that allows boys to meet the requirements for earning the archery belt loop.
The archery and BB-gun shooting belt loops and pins must be earned under BSA range-trained supervision.
www.geocities.com /~pack215/aands-archery.html   (461 words)

 Archery Exchange - Equipment & Supply; Bowhunting, Traditional & Bowfishing!
We supply new and used archery equipment, traditional gear, bowhunting and bowfishing supplies, beginner, camp and school archery equipment, closeouts, pro shop tools, interesting books and a great selection of useful links.
We also provide a useful selection of archery links to help you continue your product search in the event that we do not have the item you are looking for.
Whether we have the archery equipment your looking for or just a great link to help you get where you need to go, please make us the starting point for all your internet supply needs and check back with us often to see our frequent updates and improvements.
www.archeryexchange.com   (398 words)

 Archery Golf System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
ARCHERY GOLF SYSTEM® is a sport system which can be developed by all hotel and sport structures which wish to diversify the services offered in an original way, and to increase and strenght the number of their customers.
ARCHERY GOLF SYSTEM® is similar to traditional golf, the differences lies in the fact that is played with bows and special arrows instead of golf clubs and balls.
Milan-born Eugenio Ciocca, 50, is considered the "Robert Trent Jones" of archery, having planned and laid out several archery circuits both in Italy and abroad.
www.archerygolfsystem.com /EN/homepage.html   (280 words)

 Field Archery
Today, 3-D archery is thought to be, what field archery was previously, a game that simulates and is practice for, hunting.
An entire generation of archers see 3-D archery as “Archery” because they have not been exposed to any thing else.
They say “Field Archery, what’s that?” They also say “I don’t shoot targets, I only practice for hunting.” These same archers can do both and be better archers for it.
www.caa-archery.org /Why_shoot_field_archery.htm   (712 words)

Both recurve and compound bows are used in competition, but they compete in separate divisions.
Competition archery equipment is precision manufactured from modern alloys and composite materials, and is subsequently quite expensive.
A bow is less effective than most firearms in hunting and requires substantially more training to use successfully and humanely.
www.finnserver.com /online-sports/archery.php   (1867 words)

Archery is one of the oldest arts still practiced.
Archery in the U.S. In the United States, archery was practiced almost entirely by Native Americans until 1828 when the United Bowmen of Philadelphia was founded by Titian Ramsey Peale.
With this new interest in hunting with a bow and arrow, 3-D archery has introduced many new people to the sport of archery.
www.3dshoots.com /archery.html   (504 words)

The term "Robin Hood" now refers to splitting the shaft of an arrow already in the target with another arrow.
A recurve bow coated in fibreglass has become standard, and arrows made of aluminium and carbon graphite can travel more than 240km/h, but the most important requirements are straightforward: steady hands, strong shoulders, flexible muscles, sharp eyes and nerves of steel.
Archery was a feature of the Olympic Games several times from 1900 to 1920, but then disappeared for more than 50 years.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/programme/index_uk.asp?SportCode=AR   (179 words)

 ORIGIN - Ultima Online - Playguide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Archery butts can be found throughout the land of Britannia and can be used as practice targets to hone your Archery skill.
Your Archery skill is checked automatically each time you attempt to use a bow or crossbow.
To use your Archery skill, equip a bow or crossbow, enter War mode, and double-click on an opponent.
guide.uo.com /skill_31.html   (232 words)

 Grand National Archery Society Ltd.
Archery clubs throughout the country are being encouraged to run a mile - but it is all in a good cause.
The organisers of Sport Relief have contacted the GNAS to invite archers to join sportsmen and women throughout the country in running the Sport Relief Mile on Saturday, July 15.
Men, women and juniors from all sections of the community are encouraged to participate at all levels in the sport: Shooting, administration, coaching, judging, competition and representing Great Britain at International events such as the Olympic games.
www.gnas.org   (309 words)

 Case Archery Club
Since its beginning perhaps more than 15,000 years ago, the discipline of archery has fed mankind, dramatically changed world politics, and has been practiced by a countless number of people.
Founded in 1978, the Archery Club is one of the oldest sports clubs at Case.
All tournaments are governed by the National Archery Association, so to compete you have to become an NAA member.
www.cwru.edu /orgs/archery/archery.html   (508 words)

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