Archery Terms

Archery terms

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There are 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter K.
Kevlar
Is a material that people will often use for bowstrings. The reason it is used is because its lightweight and also strong. There is very little stretch so some bows are not able to use this type of bowstring.
Kyudo
A name for the art of archery in Japan.
Kyudo Arrows
These are the traditional arrows that they use in Kyudo. They are fletched with feathers and are over 1 meter, 40 inches in length
Kyudo Bow
This is a traditional bow in Japan, that is very similar to a longbow. It is typically 2 meters in height, made from bamboo an is one piece of wood with limbs that are rounded.