Arrow length refers to the length of the arrow shaft. It is measured from the deepest part of the nock to the end of the arrow, not including the tip. You should know this measurement before buying your arrows.
In archery, arrow length is a critical factor that influences the performance of your shot. The length of the arrow affects how it flies and interacts with the bow. If the arrow is too short or too long, it can mess up the whole shot. Think of it as finding the right balance on a see-saw – not too short on one side, not too long on the other.
The ideal arrow length ensures that when you draw the bow, you transfer energy efficiently, making the arrow fly accurately to the target. It's all about precision and making sure everything works together smoothly!
In this video Keith Harding demonstrates how you can measure and learn your correct arrow length.