Return to shooting advice

Sunday, April 25th, 2021

Iain Wilson, Archery GB’s Senior Coach has written an article about getting back to the sport after the lockdowns:

We are getting closer to the time when we can get back out on to the range, and I can imagine people have been champing at the bit to get back to their favourite sport. Rather than go at it like a bull in a china shop and head down to the range to shoot 6 dozen arrows at 70 metres, maybe we should sit back and have a think about what we have done in the last year.

What is your fitness level? Have you done any shooting practice at home? Have you been able to shoot in your garden? Have you been able to shoot at longer distances? Let’s assume you have had no chance to practise while you’ve been under lockdown…
To get back to shooting, you are going to have to build up progressively to your competition bow weight.

You can read the full article here.