Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat, while in modern times, its main use is that of a recreational activity. Competitive archery involves shooting arrows at a target for accuracy from a set distance or distances. This is the most popular form of competitive archery worldwide and is called target archery. A form particularly popular in Europe is field archery, shot at targets generally set at various distances in a wooded setting.

Activity type:

Target Sports

How to get involved:

Contact Archery UK

Chris Turner

Equipment needed:

Bow and arrow

Average cost:

Under 5

National Governing Body:

Archery GB

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