Easy-to-read text, full-color photos, and captivating graphics introduce the sport of archery. This book explores the history of archery, as well as archery equipment, rules, and safety. Readers will learn about the longbow, the recurve bow, the compound bow, and the techniques for measuring draw length and draw weight. In addition, equipment including shooting gloves, stabilizers, and quivers are described. A step-by-step series of photos illustrates the basic steps for shooting a bow and arrow. Olympic archery, field archery, and 3-D archery are introduced, as are bow fishing, bow hunting, and ski archery. Informative sidebars, helpful tips, bold glossary terms, and an index accompany engaging text and interactive graphic elements to give readers a basic understanding of archery.