The dictionary defines archery as the art or sport of shooting arrows with a bow. It is both a sport and a fun pastime. And Singaporeans have discovered this in their drones, as more and more of them are purchasing newest compound bows and discovering the thrill of archery. Archery has been defined as one of the top five extreme sports in Singapore. And Singaporeans are seemingly very willing to become extreme!
There are courses offered all over Singapore that cater to all toxophilites-those who are passionate about developing or honing the skills concerned with the bow and arrow-alike. Beginners and those more advanced at archery are catered. They can take part in the beginners’ courses- which are introductory- to courses in basic archery and archery for fun. One may also sign up and get club membership at some of these clubs that are especially for archery. These include The Archery Association of Singapore, The Flaming Arrow Archery Club and The Archery Club of Singapore. These places offer archery for individuals, groups and schools; and incorporate various clubs within them.
These clubs have several coaches, who take any interested archers in their courses. These are the people who also train the national archery team of Singapore, which competes in the Olympics, making the country proud every four years.
Anyone interested in trying out archery should look out for any of the several organizations that are committed to helping anyone who wants to go the way of archery. They organise events in the form of extracurricular activities, parties and other similar functions, fund raising projects, trade fairs and team building activities for corporate bodies. There are also several inter-school activities that have been organised and conducted. Singapore is a ripe nation as concerns archery, with there being several championships and workshops having taken place.
For safe and healthy archery in Singapore, one needs to be careful and follow some instructions, and regulations as stipulated. Seeing as Singapore is hot, an archer would get sweaty due to increased perspiration. Also, in order to not be on the wrong side of the law, it is important for archers and archers-to-be who would like to own bows and arrows to obtain approval and be a member of the Archery Club in Singapore. It is also necessary for their safety and the safety of others that archers use their equipment at places where the use of such equipment is allowed, such as ranges and clubs of archery.