Posts Tagged ‘JOAD’
USA Archery JOAD Stars Pin Awards for Young Archers, Part 1: Basics
Young archers at USA Archery Junior Olympic Development programs such as Golden Gate JOAD are eligible to earn awards from USA Archery. The awards serve as benchmarks for progress in archery and give a well-earned sense of accomplishment. Golden Gate JOAD periodically offers optional achievement shoots for JOAD Stars Pin Awards during our regular sessions.…Read More
The History of Archery Targets Used in Brave
The Pixar movie Brave is a fun movie with some great archery scenes inspired by real archery technique and actual historical archery equipment. So this is a look back at the history of target archery, and archery targets, to see where the inspiration for some of the details in the movie came from. Here is…Read More
How hard is it to split an arrow with a longbow?
Splitting an arrow from nock to point is the classic feat of archery prowess in stories and movies, from ancient legends like Robin Hood to, well, brand new ancient legends like Pixar’s new animated feature, Brave. Here is Merida shooting the archery contest in Brave. She is good, really good. But how hard is that…Read More