Archery Day 1
What is Archery?
Archery is an ancient sport that can be brought
to Physical Education curriculum as a means of
excitement and enhancing the curriculum.
Archery is the art, practice, or skill of propelling
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Archery Day 2
Parts of a Bow
Selecting a Bow
Choose a bow that you can draw comfortably
and hold for 10 seconds.
By doing this you can reduce strain on the body
A common error is for students to select a bow
that is too heavy
Parts of an Arrow
History of Archery
The bow and arrow are known to have been invented by the end of the Upper Paleolithic.
Projectile points (used on spears or atlatl darts) are known from earlier prehistory, dating to the
Middle Paleolithic. Bows eventually replaced spea
History of Bowling
The earliest most primitive forms of bowling can be dated back to Ancient Egypt and the
Roman Empire. From records and artifacts in ancient Egypt, going back 30005000 years ago,
remnants of bowls used at the time were found. Balls, made
History of Tennis
Most historians believe that tennis originated in the monastic cloisters in northern France
in the 12th century, but the ball was then struck with the palm of the hand hence the name jeu de
paume ("game of the palm"). It was not until th
History of Track and Field
Track and field is one of the oldest of sports. Athletic contests were often held in conjunction with
religious festivals, as with the Olympic Games of ancient Greece. For 11 centuries, starting in 776 B.C.,
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