A Coggle Diagram about equipment choices (pro vs cons, recurve vs longbow and of the many choices available.... none will help you shoot better than the shooter themselves.... it has always been the archer and not the bow. many people fall for the idea of a faster bow, or hard hitting bow.... etc. these are fallacies...if a person can shoot properly, then any bow... any bow can be asked to meet the challenge.), safety (quality targets, positive back stop and whats beyond your target), How to proceed (the best and most fun is to find an archery club. youll meet many good people and knowledgable shooters. Help seems to always be available for the asking. and the campfires are great time spent. and as you move along the archery pathway, you'll naturally try new techniques or new variations. the trick here is to have the discernment to understand what is going on with your arrow at impact. each change you make will cause a change in impact... either improved accuracy or NOT... youll have to decide what is and is not working for you and your own shooting style. if your base form is solid, and your own innovations are not creating the accuracy you want... you'll always have the basics to walk back to and boom, there you are again on target. so, experiment and try the things you think of... they might work... they might suck... but youll know the difference and will always be able to back up), How and why to begin in traditional archery and shooting how-to... these 3 factors will greatly affect your shooting... these, and many others have to coalesce into a comfortable and repeatable "form"... a much touted word.... heres what it means to me.