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Archery


RequirementsEdit

  1. Do the following:
    1. State and explain the Range Safety Rules:
      1. Three safety rules when on the shooting line
      2. Three safety rules when retrieving arrows
      3. The four whistle commands used on a range and their related verbal commands
    2. State and explain the general safety rules for archery. Demonstrate how to safely carry arrows in your hands.
    3. Tell about your local and state laws for owning and using archery tackle.
  2. Do the following:
    1. Name and point to the parts of an arrow.
    2. Describe three or more different types of arrows.
    3. Name the four principal materials for making arrow shafts.
    4. Make a complete arrow from a bare shaft.
    5. Explain how to properly care for and store arrows.
  3. Do the following:
    1. Explain how to properly care for and store tabs, arm guards, shooting gloves, and quivers.
    2. Explain the following terms: cast, draw weight, string height (fistmele), aiming, spine, mechanical release, freestyle, and barebow.
    3. Make a bowstring.
  4. Explain the following:
    1. The importance of obedience to a range officer or other person in charge of a range
    2. The difference between an end and a round
    3. The differences among field, target, and 3-D archery
    4. How the five-color National Archery Association (NAA) or Fédération Internationale de Tir a l'Arc (FITA) target is scored
    5. How the National Field Archery Association (NFAA) black-and-white field targets and blue indoor targets are scored
    6. The elimination system used in Olympic archery competition
  5. Do ONE of the following options.

WorkbookEdit

SourceEdit

http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-ARCH.aspx