2020 Archery Blog

What is a WA 1440 competition?

June 14th, 2017 by 2020

  We were just about to hit send on a club newsletter telling people about the latest WA1440 competition and we suddenly thought, ‘What if I was a novice archer? Would I have any clue what a ‘WA’ (World Archery) or WRS (World Record Status) competition and what does 1440 even mean?’ So we wrote ... Read More

Posted in: Ask The Experts, Competitions, General Archery Chat
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How to Navigate the Blog and a Bit of a Contents List!

January 1st, 2017 by 2020

Here are a few tips for navigating the blog. The tag cloud on the right side of the page is our broad ‘contents’ section. If there’s something particular you’re interested in e.g. “Beginners Archery”, or “How to Improve your Shooting”, or… I don’t know, “What to Do in the Event of a Zombie Apocalypse” (tip.. ... Read More

Posted in: General Archery Chat, Zombies and Archery
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Give Archery A Go!

September 5th, 2016 by 2020

Whilst opportunities to join your local football or rugby club might be more obvious, team sports – or ball sports – are not for everyone. Luckily, there are many more pastimes available to you in your local area than you might think. Archery is just one of them – and we think it’s high time ... Read More

Posted in: Archery for Beginners
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Meet the Instructors – Louise!

June 24th, 2016 by 2020

  Hey Louise! Tell us a little bit about yourself! Hiya, I’m 26 from South London, I studied film and photography at university. When I’m not working at 2020 you probably find me in the gym, teaching pole fitness, taking part in some sort of outdoor adventurous activity or in my kitchen pretending to be ... Read More

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How to Play Archery Tag!

April 21st, 2016 by 2020

————————————-   The battlefield where you get to shoot your friends! We all know about paintball, dodgeball and laser tag; but do you know about Archery Tag? Archery Tag is an awesome combat game where two or more teams fight each other using bows and arrows. But don’t be scared, there’s no blood involved and ... Read More

Posted in: Archery for Beginners, General Archery Chat
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Learning the Basics of Archery Through Digital Aids

March 31st, 2016 by 2020

  Getting to grips with the basics of virtually any sport has changed in the last decade. Luckily, technological advancements have meant that we now have a means to find information via a myriad of sources online that weren’t previously available to us. While our blog section here at 2020 Archery will provide you with ... Read More

Posted in: General Archery Chat
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Contract between club and club members

March 13th, 2016 by 2020

I recently went and shot at another club. I paid for my shoot (not cheap) and then had the slowest session in the world while a group of beginners were coached. It wasn’t really the coaching that I minded (we’re all familiar with that and I can hear a lot of you thinking ‘oh my ... Read More

Posted in: Club Newsletter
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Zombie Apocalypse: Rise of the Archer

February 13th, 2016 by 2020

(Or, five reasons why learning archery will help you survive the zombie apocalypse) The zombies are coming! You’ve stocked up on supplies, you’ve brought the dogs inside and you’re frantically hammering sheets of Homebase MDF over the windows. (Zombie arm through glass = very possible and extremely unpleasant. Zombie arm through MDF = even worse… ... Read More

Posted in: Zombies and Archery
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