The Top 4 Best Types of Archery sport

There are four types of Archery sport. However, these are as follows:-

  1. Target Archery
  2. Field Archery
  3. 3D Archery
  4. Traditional Archery

Above all mentioned types of Archery sport are organized and played worldwide.

Moreover, all types of archery have their own rules and skills. However, we can say that all types of archery sport have their own nature.

In below, all types of archery will be discussed.

  1. Target Archery:-

It is a very modern type of archery sport. Moreover, it is played in Olympics Games as well. However, it is the type of archery in which the archers shoot at stationary circular targets which are set at specific distances.

Archers shoot at a distance of 90 meters. However, the standard competitions have distances of 70 meters and 50 meters. Moreover, target archery has 5 colors which are consist of 10 scoring zones. However, the colors are red, black, gold, and white rings.

      Targets or Competition Categories:-

                   There are 3 types of competition categories which are as follows:-

  1. Recurve
  2. Compound
  3. Barebow

Above all mentioned categories contains 5 colors. Moreover, these also have 10 scoring rings. However, below, all categories will be discussed.

Recurve

In this type of archery, the archer shoots the target from a distance of 70 meters. Moreover, the diameter of the target is 122 centimeters. However, it also contains 10 rings.

Compound

In addition to this category, an archer shoots from a distance of 50 meters. Moreover, the diameter of the target is 80 centimeters. However, it also contains 10 rings.

Barebow 

      In this category, an archer shoots from a distance of 50 meters. Moreover, its target’s diameter is 122 centimeters. However, it also contains 10 rings.

Competition format

In addition to types of archery sport, the competition format of target archery is variant. The competitions of target archery consist of individual members. However, the member can be male or female. Moreover, it also consists of mixed teams. However, the mixed teams can be of males or females but also a mixture of males and females.

      Target Archery Championship

             World Archery organizes outdoor world championships of archery sport specifically for target archery. However, the world championships are Hyundai Archery World Cup and World Archery Youth Championships.

   Field Archery

Similarly, field archery is another type of archery sport. Moreover, it is a discipline in which an archer shoots a target of different sizes. However, these circultar targets are set at different heights, angles, and distances.

Moreover, an archer shoots from a distance of 5 and 60 meters. However, it contains yellow and black targets.

       Skills of field archery

           However, archery is a sport of arrows and bows. An archer must be skillful in this context. Moreover, the skills include shooting uphill and downhill, dealing with changing lights, and distance judging.

     Targets or Competition Categories:-

                  There are 3 types of competition categories which are as follows:-

  1. Recurve
  2. Compound
  3. Barebow

 Recurve and Compound lie in the same category as per distance. However, in both categories, an archer shoots over marked distances and unmarked distances. However, the distance of marked is 10 to 60 meters and the distance of unmarked is 10 and 55 meters.

Barebow:-

      In addition to the types of archery sport, similarly, an archer shoots from marked and unmarked distances. Moreover, the marked distances are between 5 and 50 meters as well as the unmarked distances are between 5 and 45 meters.

Competition format

Similarly, like the above-discussed type of archery, the field archery sport also has a different competition format. Moreover, it includes individual males and females. However, it also contains mixed teams of members. However, these mixed teams can be of specifically males or females or mixup of males and females.     

Field Archery Championship   

Similarly, like the above-mentioned type of archery, the World Archery organizes field archery championships. However, it is held after every two years. Moreover, this championship is named as World Archery Field Championships. In addition to the types of archery, this championship was first held in 1969.

    3D Archery

Similarly, like the above-mentioned types of archery sport, it is also a type of archery. However, it is totally different from the above-mentioned types. Moreover, in this current type of archery, the archer goes into the woods. However, it introduces unique and different angles and creates new ways to use arrows and to make fun with bows.

It is like a hiking trail. Moreover, there are different stations available on that hiking trail for shooting. However, in 3-dimensional archery, the shooter or archer has to target animals’ from different stations. Moreover, these animals are fake like you can buy them from an archery shop.

In addition to types of archery sport, in currrent type, a shooter has to shoot a target from one station and then he has to move to the next station for the next target. However, this distance can be of few footsteps.

Moreover, it’s like hunting but it is not only for hunters. However, it is an exciting sport. However, there are several 3D archery sports clubs are available where people can do 3D archery.

Traditional Archery

However, it is also a type of archery sport like the above-mentioned types. It is traditional archery played with traditional bows and arrows. Moreover, it’s fun as people play it for fun and relaxation. Similarly, it’s also shooting arrows but there is a difference. However, in this type, an archer plays with arrows and bows by shooting the arrows in the air. Moreover, a disc is thrown into the air and the archer shoots the disc before it hit the ground.

However, it requires a safe and wide place to play. Moreover, it requires some equipment like arrows, quiver, finger tab, bow stringer, armguard, etc.

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