The current age limit for archery is 16 years old. However, that was not always the case.
What age is appropriate for archery?
Consider those factors before introducing your child to archery. If you want to enroll your child in a program, USA Archery recommends starting at age 8. Guy Krueger is USA Archerys education and training manager. He said by the time children are 8, they usually have enough strength to safely handle a beginners bow.
How old do you have to be to use a bow and arrow?
Most experts agree children are capable to use a bow when they are three years old. But even if a three-year-old boy is capable to do so, he may not be ready to start shooting arrows just yet.
Is archery good for seniors?
Archery provides seniors with other benefits, too. It improves focus, posture, memory and hand-eye coordination. If you have mental or physical limitations, adaptive archery lets you shoot alongside everyone else. Its also a social sport.
Who makes the Genesis bow?
Easton The Genesis bow is the standard bow for the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP), 4H archery programs, the church-based Centershot archery program, and many more. Arrows for Genesis bows are manufactured by Easton, made of aluminum and are reasonably priced at less than $6 each.