Archery GB is the national governing body for the sport of archery.Find out more
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Archery has a long and rich history in Islam, Project Rimaya aims to empower Muslim communities to learn and feel inspired through sport.Find out more
There are many ways to get involved in archery from joining your local club and becoming a member of Archery GB to volunteering.Find out more
"The joy of both archer and coach when the first arrow is shot and hits the target is infectious and wonderful to be part of."Read Article
Archery GB has been in discussions with British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) about the 2023 World University Games which are due to be held in Chengdu.Read Article
On Wednesday 2nd November, while most of us were on our way home from work, Paralympic bronze medallist Victoria Rumary was on her way to Buckingham Palace to meet King Charles III, as part of a reception hosting medallists at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Read Article
For archers, the cost of our equipment is rising too, with shops and suppliers having to put up their prices to stay in business, and we are having to weigh up the cost of attending competitions ... But there are things that clubs can do to help archers through the hard times and some clubs have found ways to make thing just a little bit easier for their members.Read Article
The first day of NI’s first Para NDTP academy was not only the first of its kind for Northern Ireland but it was also the first session of this nationwide Paralympic programme to be delivered anywhere in the UK. And it couldn’t have gone better.Read Article
The theme for this year's week is 'Responding to Contemporary Safeguarding Challenges'.Read Article
Three GB archers were crowned on the podium of JVD Open: Kings of Archery Series 2022 in Eindhoven, with one archer making history at the event.Read Article
"Here at Archery GB we'll be putting on our odd socks to show we’re all unique and different."Read Article
"An online learning platform allows our volunteers flexibility and freedom to learn and develop new skills wherever they are."Read Article
A guide to the different types of archery available and the bows you can use. Field, target, indoor, 3D, flight, clout and para archery can all be shot using recurve bows, compound bows, longbows or barebows.Find out more
Target archery is the type of archery practiced at the Olympics, and is the version most beginners learn first. Archers shoot a set number of arrows at targets set at specified distances on a flat surface.
A field archery course is set up over woodland and rough terrain. Archers shoot a specified number of arrows at different targets in sequence.
Flight archery is shooting an arrow over the longest possible distance. There is no target, but it does require a very large, flat area - something the size of an aerodrome.
Clout archery is an ancient form of archery that was used as military training in the Middle Ages. The target is the clout, which is a small flag on a vertical stick, stuck in the ground and placed up to 160 metres away.