Randy Oitker Amazing Shooting (0)

February 14, 2010 • Category: Equipment

Randy holds the Guinness Book of World Records’ record for shooting six arrows simultaneously and having those six arrows hit six balloons.  (see my video)  That’s a lot of six’s, a pretty impressive feat.   It’s almost as hard to say as to do.  He has so many arrows on his bow string that he has [...]

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Brady Ellison’s Shoot For The Cure… (0)

April 17, 2010 • Category: Uncategorized

USA Olympic Archer Brady Ellison started a campaign to raise money to fight breast cancer.  Archer’s can help with donations or getting pledges.  I got over $450 in pledges just by asking people I know and shoot with. Every little bit helps.  You can help too.  See Brady’s website at http://www.bradysshootforthecure.com/

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Vanes feathers and fletchings (0)

Fletchings are what many people know as feathers. Experienced archers know  that fletchings refer to both feathers and vanes. Feathers differ from vanes because they are made of real feathers, while vanes are a plastic rubber mix.   The advantage of a vane is that it is stronger, waterproof and has a longer useable life-span then [...]


Range Etiquette (2)

When at the archery range there are a few things to keep in mind. While you are more likely to be injured in an automobile accident then at the range, the range is still a shooting range. Treat it as you would a lake with thin ice. Wait until the ice is thick enough; wait [...]


JOAD (0)

JOAD is the USA Archery program to teach kids about archery.  I got started with JOAD when I was 10. There are many JOAD clubs around the country.  Here is a link to USA Archery for more information.  Look for a club in your area. http://usarchery.org/pages/5076 http://usarchery.org/blogs/blog-for-diane-watson/posts/1584-joad-communication-is-one-of-our-keys-to-success-part-2