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Get to Know the History of Archery

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Katniss Everdeen, the fierce protagonist of The Hunger Games series, is known for taking on her many opponents with a bow and arrow. Robin Hood protects the enemies of Sherwood forest with this equipment as well, just as Merida from the Pixar classic of the same name, and Legolas from The Lord of ...
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Explore Archery Classes and Camps All Summer Long

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After another unrelenting winter, it’s understandable to have the feeling that you have “ants in your pants.” After all, you’ve likely spent the past few months cooped up in your house because it’s simply too cold to go anywhere. And the moments where you’ve been forced to abandon your cozy home ...
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Get to Know Us: The Archery Place

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The Archery Place
The Archery Place, located in Montgomery, IL, is your one-stop shop for all things archery. In addition to being a 48 target, dual archery facility, we also have a retail and repair shop, host classes, provide rentals, and even host parties and events. If you’re looking for a spot to host your next ...
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Archery therapy for Special Needs

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The Archery Place recently started offering regularly scheduled Special Needs Archery Classes earlier this month.  The classes last about 1 hour, allowing participants to learn the basics and get in some quality shooting time. These classes are designed to be progressive, and not just a one-and-...
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The Benefits of Archery Education

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Anyone age 8 and up can enjoy archery.  Archery is a sport that's been around for awhile; the earliest known existence dates back 5,000 years to ancient Egypt.  "Archery has stood the test of time, and increases in popularity around the globe every year," said Kevin Helwig, owner of The Archery ...
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Pros and Cons of Buying Online

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Purchasing products online has become commonplace; the process offers convenience, as shoppers can avoid crowds and long lines.  Buying online allows for quicker price comparisons, and can help shoppers locate hard-to-find items.  Many online retailers also offer free shipping. When shopping for ...
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Calling All Archers: What to Know if You’re in the Market for a Bow

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Archery is an exciting sport that appeals to those wanting to develop or sharpen their hunting or target shooting skills.  As with any sport, the quality of the equipment is an important part of the experience that provides great fun and success in the endeavor.  At The Archery Place in Montgomery, ...
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Aim to learn more

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Helped by being featured in various movies, television and comics in recent years, the sport of archery has rapidly grown. With over 26 million participants across the United States over the age of 18, plus millions more under the age of 18, the sport has spread to people of all ages. Longtime ...
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