Category Archives: Archery

Long-Distance Practice in the Basement

Long-Distance Practice in the Basement

One archery problem that’s hampered me is how to get enough practice repetitions at the long outdoor competition distances?  I have great endurance at the short distance because my loving wife generously allowed me to build a practice range in the basement.  But our basement can’t quite manage to fit a 70 meter practice hall…

Inspired by (and relying on the math from) this excellent article by Tilman Bremer from sichtkraft.com, I have a new toy to try to get all the reps I can possibly want.

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Archery Target Distance-Angle Equivalencies

Archery Target Distance-Angle Equivalencies

One question that comes up from time to time is “How hard is it to hit a target [some distance] away?”.  The answer is a firm an definite “it depends.” There are a variety of target sizes, shot at a variety of distances.  Even ignoring things like wind, air friction, body-angle to reach distances, etc,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Archery Demonstrator

Archery Demonstrator

It’s closing on a year since I uploaded my last project.  This one is a rare project that combines all three of the themes of this site. Several of my projects have used Processing.  It’s a quick and fun way to prototype projects, and it can grow to be pretty powerful before needing to moveContinue ReadingContinue Reading

ITAA Indoor State Championship

ITAA Indoor State Championship

The ITAA State Indoor Championship is coming up in mid-February.  We have a North and South venue this year (one in Sycamore, and one in Belleville), to make the drive easier.    

Ideal Archery Shooting Facility

From a, I wanted to write out a list of the suggestions for an idea (or, fantasy, really) archery shooting facility. What would you need? What would you want? I’ll keep adding to this one as I get more ideas.Continue Reading