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    Many people do not see what I do when they walk upon the archery shooting range. Why would anyone stand there for hours in the blazing hot sun shooting bows? For people who do not shoot archery it is just an empty field that has different distances marked off. To me it means everything. Archery is a very demanding activity, both mentally and physically, and the whole season leads up to one important night. The archery shooting range is an open field full of bright green grass and lots of heavy brown square targets all lined up in rows. The first Tuesday practice starts off the whole season. The hundreds of shooters all climb out of their cars dragging behind them all their gear. They then pick their spot next to someone they want and unpack…

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    NASP also knew as National Archery in the School Program is now the largest growing school sport in the United States. My school district offered a club called HYOC, Hartland Young Outdoor Club, to teach student how to shoot bows and compete in competitions. I had been part of the HYOC for six years, and learned everything about archery. The HYOC introduction to archery program to archery is considered education. The program covered everything that had to do with archery also it followed the…

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    Physics Behind Archery Physics A Exam Paper Morgan Avink 11/18/13 The bow and arrow have been around for many years. The bow and arrow were used for wars in the beginning however they were more efficient for hunting and that is what they are continually used for even today with the dangerous substance of gunpowder that could be used. Guns are cool however the physics behind them is nowhere near to the elaborate physics involved in archery. Today we have three common bow types; the longbow,…

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    How to be the Next Katniss Everdeen The arrow whistles as it soars through the air and lands with a smack as it hits the dead middle of the target. People use archery in different ways. Archery can be used to go bow hunting, it is a sport played, or you can shoot archery as a leisure activity when you’re bored. The enjoyment derived from your archery experience is partly dependent on how well you are able to shoot. Accuracy is key while shooting archery. By following my directions, I guarantee…

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    the world. “The weapon was developed by many pre-civilized people across the world; in fact the only continent where it was not developed independently was Australia” (Griffiths). The Development of archery around the world shows that it was an important breakthrough and a valuable asset for early societies. Since its conceptions archery as seen many changes which have paralleled the social changes or originated because of technological advancements.…

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    Archery

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    One that intrigues me most is the elf. They reside in the forests of Middle-Earth. Usually, elves are seen as noble and urbane beings, which can make them be arrogant at times. Arts, especially music, are one creative aspect they flourish in. With that, they also make for stellar poets. Archery is a strong suit of nearly every elf as well. They are the most scholarly race except for wizards, but elves are considerably more plentiful. I believe that the elves are a unique and worthy addition to…

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    Compound Bow Essay

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    Compound Bow: Introduction Introduction Bows are tools or weapons used by archers and archery hunters to compete in competition and harvest wildlife for food and trophies. The compound bow in particular, is a mechanical tool/weapon that enhances the primitive technology originally created by man to enhance accuracy when hunting or shooting at a target. Compound bows can be used for hunting various types of game as well as used for competition shooting. People of most ages with practice and…

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    Paleolithic Stone Tools

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    precise shot on their prey. One of the unique characteristics about the bow and arrow is that it had a balance weight on the end of the arrow. This weight was not just an ordinary weight, for example one of the weights was a wood carving of two elks holding each other. The weight will give the arrow a longer and faster throw. The first appearance of these type of bow and arrows were found in Africa and to be believed about 22,000 years ago. The significance of these new materials created is that…

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    African Weapons

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    Egyptian military during the New Kingdom allowed them to compete with powerful nations who were threats. Though Egypt fought with traditional weapons and combat units, their quick mobilization changed the tide of Hyskos conquest and while these traditional Egyptian forces defeated the Hyksos, two new weapons traceable to Hyksos influence came about; the chariot and composite bow made an appearance for the first time within the Egyptian Army, and the Egyptians would take these weapons to a whole…

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    Essay On Middle Ages

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    Longbows date back to before the Middle Ages but were adapted; the crossbow was the product. Methods of archery have since greatly changed. Stirrups were remade out of metal for durability and strength and revolutionized riding style and war tactics. Medical advancements were made in terms of taking preventative measures to help delay the spread of the plague. Recent cases of quarantine were initiated to prevent the spread of other contagious diseases such as Ebola, Small Pox, Cholera, Yellow…

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