One of the oldest sports that is still practiced today due to its popularity in pop culture and amongst the next generation, archery never ceases to inspire.  With old heroes such as Robin Hood and new ones such as Katniss Everdeen, fascination for this sport will continue to flourish.  

One of the most notable early female archers is the Roman goddess Diana. She is portrayed with a bow and quiver and a short tunic to allude to her title of being the Goddess of the Hunt.
Archery was one sport that was used for both function and fun. The earlier someone could learn this sport the better.Young boys could become hunters or athletic superstars once mastering the sport.
With every sport, there’s always a sense of competition and archery was no exception. Contests were meant to test one’s accuracy as the objective was to hit the bull’s eye.
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