Archery Session (QCW Range, Equipment & Instructor)

From: £65.00

Mersey Weaver  have an archery range located at Queen Charlottes Wood together with a stock of equipment suitable for Beavers through to Explorer aged young people and adults.

We have available a number of Permitted Archery Instructors who can be booked, in advance, should you not have your own Permitted Instructor. Currently, they are only available by prior arrangement in evenings or at weekends.  One instructor is required for every 6 archers shooting; however, this ratio may be adjusted depending on the age of the archers as Beavers may need a higher ratio of supervision on the range. You can book the range and equipment, or  if you have your own equipment the range can be booked on its own here. Please note that we only hire the archery equipment for use at Queen Charlottes Wood.

Are you a member of the Scout Association or Mersey Weaver Scout District? You may be eligible for a discount. Request access to the Leader group.

Product Description

Target archery is an internationally-recognised sport which features in both the Commonwealth and Olympic Games. This is the most popular form of the sport where, as its name suggests, participants shoot at static targets in order to score points. The size of target used, and the distance over which they are shot at, varies. A round consists of a number of ends of arrows. This is the number of arrows that each archer shoots prior to the scores being recorded and the arrows collected. When shooting indoors, ends normally consist of three arrows, and outdoors, six.

In order to achieve consistent scores, the archer aims to ensure that they are consistent in what they do for every shot. This includes standing in the exact same position, drawing the bowstring back the same distance, aiming at the same spot and so on. Many archers only ever compete against themselves, aiming to better their own personal best scores. Others will enter competitions and tournaments at local club level, county level or even national level.

 

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