Archery Victoria

A to Z of Archery

Like most sports, the world of archery has a language all its own.

Being new to archery can sometimes be overwhelming when people start discussing the different aspects of archery and its associated terminology, much of which you may have never heard.

This A – Z of Archery guide includes many of the terms that you may encounter, a brief explanation for each, and links to videos or web pages with further information.

Read on, and enjoy. If you would like to know more – simply contact your local club and ask!

This is a dynamic document and will be updated regularly. Any feedback is appreciated and can be emailed to

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