One of the best things about archery is that there is more to it than just hunting. Far from youths using compound bows to hunt game in archery seasons, archery also creates an opportunity for the young and old to come together to learn and interact.
The 40th Junior National Archery Competition is underway in City Stadium, according to a report published by Daily Pioneer.
Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Jitu Patwari here on Thursday inaugurated the 40th Junior National Archery Competition started at city stadium.
It is noteworthy that this competition that will last till February 14. Prior to this, Sports Minister Jitu Patwari paid tribute to the untimely demise of a road accident near the Shahdol of the Indian archer Jaspal Singh and Saras Soren, who are coming to Bhopal to participate in the competition.
It is important to note that the event will run until February 14, 2019. And the primary goal of the event is to nurture talents.
Kirkconnell residents Rod and Michelle Walker will open up their property on Saturday and Sunday for a mounted archery workshop, which is set to attract people from across the Central West and NSW. Ms Walker explained that attendees will begin on foot, before progressing to horseback. “We’ll teach people archery on foot, showing them how to pull the bow back and shoot the arrow at targets,” she said.
“After we show them how to shoot at the targets, we’ll start getting them to shoot while walking and when they’re comfortable with that, they can start on the horse.
The workshop will be more about learning the basics of archery. Rod and Michelle Walker hope to attract people from NSW and Central West.
The first state-operated archery park has been opened in Alabama at the Walker County Lake, according to a report published by the Mountain Eagle.
It is the 16th archery park in the state to be built by the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Archery Trade Association and local communities.
The park, which is located at Walker County Lake, is the first state-operated park in Alabama and possibly in the nation to have an elevated shooting platform that meets outdoor accessibility guidelines for individuals with physical disabilities.
The park, which was officially opened on Wednesday, will host different people over time, including those with physical disabilities.
That’s all for the archery events happening in February 2019. If you would like to learn more about archery, from bow hunting ideas to the best crossbows in the world, be sure to check out our homepage for more.