How old kids need to be to safely shoot a bow

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Starting in archery is no different than any other sport. As long as your child can stay focused long enough to learn proper technique they are old enough to shoot a bow. I got my first bow when I was 5 years old. However, my parents started me out with a wooden longbow and then a compound bow that was …

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What is a bow release: quick guide to arrow release aids

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A bow release or a release aid is a device that allows an archer to use a mechanical trigger to release the bow string instead of their fingers to improve accuracy. What are the different types of bow release aids available For compound bow shooters there are 4 different types of releases. index finger trigger thumb trigger back tension resistance …

The best bow for an 8 year old

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Buying a bow for a child can be tricky. Wading through draw weights and lengths, trying to decide on compound or traditional. There is one clear choice that is not only easy on the wallet but they will never outgrow it. What is the best bow for an 8-year-old It is universally agreed that a compound bow is more efficient …

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How dangerous is archery and bowhunting

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If you are thinking of buying a bow to hunt or just target shoot you are getting into a very safe hobby. There are several factors when discussing the dangers of archery and bowhunting to consider. Are you getting into archery because you watched Lord of The Rings and only want to target shoot? Maybe you want to start providing …

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Bow Hunting and Outdoor Friendly Bug Spray

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There are very few things in the outdoor world that I hate.  I have had spiders crawl across me with no reaction.  I spent my childhood wrestling with any snake I could find.  But that irritating buzz of a mosquito that tells me the little bastard has my blood on his menu sends me straight into an animalistic rage! At …