Archery, who wouldn't think of the first playful contact with the homemade shooting rod in his childhood days. Or one remembers legendary heroes from antiquity: Odysseus, Robin Hood or even the dreaded mounted Mongolian archers in the 12th century. In the Stone Age, the bow was the hunting weapon par excellence in the fight against hunger; 30,000 years have passed since then. Today, those interested in archery often get in touch with clubs, because shooting with a bow looks easier than it actually is.
Archery is becoming more and more popular in Germany. More than 50,000 people currently practice this sport in Germany. And the number is constantly growing. More and more men, women and also children are enthusiastic and fascinated by bow and arrow. Archery is not just about shooting. It is more about body control, concentration and the possibility to do something good for your body with this sport - physically as well as mentally.
With this guide the author would like to give you an insight into the world of archery and show you possibilities how you can find with bow and arrow a leisure activity that inspires people all over the world. Archery can be practiced in different ways and in different ways. The different disciplines of this sport, as well as the different organizations and associations are also part of this book, the author has listed all clubs clearly at the end of the book. Important note: approx. two thirds of the book consist of the clearly listed list of clubs.