Protects the bow arm from abrasion by the string when the arrow is released.
An attachment on the bow that steadies the arrow while aiming and drawing the arrow back in preparation of shooting.
Drawing the Bow:
The action of pulling the bowstring back with an arrow nocked on the bow string.
A flat piece of leather that is worn to protect the string fingers when the arrow is released.
Feathers attached to an arrow which help stabilize the arrow during flight.
A group of arrows, usually three or six, which are shot before going to the target to score and retrieve them.
(n) The pattern of arrows on the target. (v) To shoot three arrows on the target.
A ring printed on standard targets inside the ten ring, sometimes refered to as the 10x ring. It is used primarily for indoor compound scoring or can be used to break a tie.
Part of the bow from the riser (handle) to the tip.
(n) The attachment on the rear end of an arrow which holds it in place on the bow string. (v) To place the arrow on the string.
A case for holding arrows. Usually, a long leather container usually worn on a belt at the waist.
A mechanical device placed on the bow with which the archer can aim directly at the target.
A weight mounted on a bow, usually extending some distance from the handle, used to minimize undesirable torques of the bow string upon release.
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