A brief history of archery

Archery was developed a good 10 000 years ago by war mongers and huntsmen replacing the use of spears and darts. Initially only longbows existed but later on crossbows were developed in China since they proofed very effective as defense against raiders. Today compound bows are used for hunting and archery competitions.

Archery is one of many target shooting activities and instrumental in enhancing the participant’s concentration abilities and technique. That makes archery an excellent activity for corporate team building events.  It is also a very popular activity during conferences and “bosberade”.
It is very important that all participants should adhere to safety rules at the shooting range, since a bow and arrow can be lethal. Alcohol intake prior to archery is also not recommended.