Archery is getting day by day. It has gained its popularity with the passage of time. But it's not that the sport was not famous earlier. In fact it has been practiced since the medevial age... Be it the war field or the use of arrows in the hunting process, it was archery which made man victorious. Archers have always been a very important part of Egyptian, Indian, Greek and Persian civilization. It is due to this fact and their bravery that they are highly adorned and respected all over the world;.
The fact is that in order to make the base more string and effective special training was provided to people who wanted to master the art of archery. As everyone knows that bows and arrows are the main constituents of archery. As far as the studies and research work is concerned, it has been believed that the bows were developed in either early Mesolithic age or late Paleolithic age. Pines were used for making arrows.
There are different type of bows that are available all over the world. They can be classified as Longbow, shortbow, flatbow, recurve bow, crossbow and compound bow.
Longbow has got its name for the extremely long length of the bow that is almost as equal to the height of the user and in some cases even exceeds the height... now how about going for this kind of bow? The fact that the limb of the Flatbow is wider and the cross-section is rectangular in shape makes it more user friendly for sure.
Today archery has become a sporting activity; and that is why it is often used as a part of a perfect recreational purpose as well. Although today archery has lost its sheen but one should always remember the kind of contribution it had in shaping up the human civilization in the most perfect way.
As a growth is seen in the technology and the civilization started advancing materialistically, a lot of mechanism started getting discovered which was more lethal and more effective is a simple comparison is done between the simple bows and arrows used in earlier times. Development of firearms was a step in this direction; it made bows and arrows completely obsolete.
Today archery has become a sporting activity; some even use it for recreational purposes. Although today archery has lost its sheen but we should not forget that it has played a pivotal role in shaping human civilization.