Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock you’ve heard about The Hunger Games – the bestseller book that takes 16 year old Katnis Everdeen out of her world and pits her against 23 others in a fight to the death. Katniss has a skill that she has fine-tuned because of the need to keep her family fed. She is a first class archer.
Focus on Archery
Because of this focus on archery, Parade Magazine estimates that there has been a 161% growth in facebook fans of USA Archery in the past 15 months. The youth division is the largest. When I read that in today’s newspaper this weekend, I immediately started wondering how many of you are archery hobbyist.
In the Movies
In the News
On the Internet
There are many places on the internet that give you basic tips for learning to shoot a bow and arrow. Since I have only shot a bow and arrow one time when I was in middle school at a camp, I am definitely not the go-to person. I’m hoping that this article will spark some conversation and I will discover that one of you is a passionate archer and volunteer to write a more indepth article with more detailed tips!
Do you have any experience shooting a bow and arrow? I’d love to hear from you!
Would any of you guys like to win a bow and arrow set for your child, grandchild or friend? If I get enough comments, likes and tweets, I just might be able to make that happen! Wouldn’t that be fun!