21 December 2022
The Archery Library wishes you a wonderful holiday season and a happy and successful New Year!
New Article: "Hunting with the Longbow"
New: article on how Arthur Young and Saxtopn Pope usied the English longbow for hunting.
By Saxton Pope, From: Outing, Vol. LXXIV No. 1, pp. 26-27. April 1919.
Update for "Archery — The Technical Side" by Hickman et al., 1947.
Physics of Bow and Arrows, by Paul Klopsteg.
"The purpose of this series of articles is first, to summarize, with all possible simplicity, the scientific and technical papers that have appeared during the past four years, so that the interested reader may know what has been accomplished in the painstaking analyses and experiments. A second purpose of this article is to see what ideas with practical applications may be developed from the summary, and to determine how they may be applied."
New Article: "Practice in winter"
Article on an Instrument for Archery Exercise, an instrument which would fulfil all the purposes of exercise, keeping the muscles of the arm, and more particularly of the fingers, in good condition; portable enough also to be packed in a portmanteau, and which could be used indoors without either bow, arrows, or target.
New Article: "The Ballistics of Archery"
Article by Saxton Pope on arrows and arrowheads.
Different types of arrows and arrowheads and their efficiency are discussed mainly in relation to hunting.
From Outers Recreation Magazine, April 1921.
Update for "Archery Tackle, How to Make and How to Use It." By Adolph Shane, E.E., 1936
Chapter VII: Shooting and sports
How To shoot: Bracing the bow, standing in position, nocking the arrow, drawing, holding, aiming, loosing the arrow and the point of aim.
Tournaments and games: Archery rounds, flight shooting, clout shooting, indoor archery and archery clubs.