Archery bows have come a long way from caveman days to the modern archery equipment that we have today. The bow and arrow was a major breakthrough in hunting and weaponry of it’s time. There is a wide variety of archery ones, like the compound bow, recurve, crossbow and longbow in different brands, styles and designs available. Modern ones carry the sophistication of advancing technology while staying true to the origin and spirit of the bow and arrow. Over thousands of years, archery has been part and parcel of human culture.
As with anything, getting the right tools is of paramount importance in ensuring that you get the best results in whatever it is you do, this is no different in archery. So getting the right bow must go hand in hand with the purpose for which you intend to use it. While there are variations and different terminologies of different archery bows, depending on culture, history, location, etc. Some other names and designs also might be called; composite, flatbow, English longbow, horse , deflex , Mongolian, reflex, decurve, and many other types, names and designs. But which type is for you and how are they designed? Here is a guide to the four more widely used archery bows. [Read more…]