Monthly Archives: November 2018

Health Benefits of Archery

Archery may be considered a fun hobby to many but there is much more beyond that. The sport of archery requires precision, control, focus, physical ability and determination. Top athletes train daily, and for hours at a time, but even recreational archery carry huge benefits towards your health. Whether practiced indoors or out, competitively or social, archery gets you active, burning calories and in an overall better state of mind. Here are just a few of the health benefits you will start to notice if you start coming to Triggers and Bows’ state-of-the-art archery range regularly. 1. Exercise Archery is a sport that can be practiced by all, no matter age, gender or ability. While physically drawing a bow does expend energy, so does walking to and from the target end to end to collect [...]

2018-11-29T14:29:57+00:00 November 29th, 2018|

Archery Safety 101

No matter what kind of archery you shoot, there are some basic safety principles that can help ensure you and your friends always have a great time at the Triggers and Bows archery range. Before Shooting Before an archer actually starts shooting there are a number of safety precautions they should take, including: Checking equipment for damage Keep clothing and jewellery out of the string’s way Make sure the range is clear It’s a good idea to check bow strings for signs of fraying and looking for cracks or warped wood in the limbs or riser of your bow. On arrows, feel the fletches to make sure they are attached and, using screw-in points, test the points to make sure they are screwed in tightly. Replace any plastic nocks that have cracks. While Shooting Obviously, [...]

2018-11-12T20:35:12+00:00 November 1st, 2018|