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Benefits of Archery

  1. Fitness Archery helps to build muscle endurance and flexibility, develop hand eye coordination and body strength.

  2. Mental Health Our sport helps with mental focus, drive and resilience, perfect for mindfulness and letting go of everyday stress.

  3. Join a Diverse Community Archery is for all genders, ages and abilities. It's a truly inclusive sport.

  4. Meet New People We're a social lot! We compete & learn together and love sharing cake or a barbecue away from the shooting line.

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Archery helps build communities

"I love archery as it not only promotes positive health outcomes, but people get stuck in as active citizens, contributing in their own small way to the lifeblood of communities"

Mark, Lonsdale Archers

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Archery has given me confidence!

"Archery has allowed me to grow as a person and be proud of what I have achieved, competing and winning in competitions gave me confidence and allowed me to share my experiences with others."

Josh, Meriden Archery Club

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A love for the sport!

"My passion for archery has grown over the past few years. The sport has allowed me to meet and make new friends. It has also given me the chance to travel and shoot internationally."

Sinead, Ballyvally Archers

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Archery has built my confidence

"The focus of archery allowed me to gain confidence in everything I do and meet the best people."

Max, Bowbrook Archers

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Beginners Kit Guide

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