The Target sports world Crossbow club is now open,
The opening day of the new crossbow club went really well , with a number of experienced / new arbalist signing up for the opening day shoot and ongoing training and fun
Location :_ Harris academy sports hall, Middle park avenue, London, SE9 5EQ
No more will you get turned away from archery clubs because you have a trigger,
With 9 butts to shoot on and 25 metres to shoot from this forms the basis for a wonderful crossbow experience, , and we have several classes of arbalists ( the name for a crossbow person) who may take part. at a cost of £10 for the two hour session.
We have an outdoor facility for those who are more experienced to shoot on up to 100 metres
Types of shooters,
Some one who wants to come and try crossbow for the first time, to find out if they want to pursue it as a hobby.
The social shooter,
This is for the person who just want to come along and shoot , to better there score or to take part in a game of darts against other arbalists.
Koda bow 115lb
Optimiser with scope
60lb & 100lb youth compound crossbow
Excaliber apex 90lb crossbow
Chase Jando crossbow 90lbs
0The Koda bow , used by a world indoor champion, 115lb of power, a fast recurve crossbow, for the serious shooter who wishes to become the best that they can be.
We have one to hire at £10 per 2 hour session,
To buy about £700
A must if you wish to take part in multi distance competitions, gives one the ability to dial in distances on preset sight marks, and can double the effective range of a crossbow. not cheap to buy at about £145
Recruit youth crossbow from barnett we have a 60lb and 90lb model, suitable for those with the smaller frame, quite a fast Xbow for its size.
Hire rate at £5 for 2 hour session,
To buy expect to part with around £300 for the bow.
Excalibur apex 90lb crossbow, a standard recurve crossbow used extensively in competition, , a simple bow with little to go wrong, ideal for the beginner but a bit pricey at £380, comes in a 40lb version as well for indoor use.
We have a 90lb version for hire at £7 per session
Chase Jando 90lb crossbow, a simple crossbow that is available to use on a first come first served basis at no charge for those that book in, We have 5 available for the use of those who need to borrow a Xbow for the evening.
Around the £120 mark to buy.
The serious target shooter
This is for the person who wishes to take part in competition, all the way up to international level, They will have all there own kit, including an optimiser, they will shoot to improve with an aim in mind every time they come to practice. They will be members of the National crossbow federation
We will be running a beginner’s course for those wishing to take the crossbow up as a a sport, we will cover,
The law, Safety, How to shoot, and types of bows,
The course lasts 3 weeks and is limited to 5 people, it uses 90lb Jandao crossbows, at the end of the course you should be a safe shooter ready to improve your scores and personal bests.
The cost of the course will be £60
We have a number of targets faces available for people to use, each butt will have a 40cm target, either a single face or a 3 face vagas target at know charge, with stick on renewable centres.
Available to buy are
25cm 3 spots, at £1:20 each
Crows, rats and squirrels etc at £2 each
Goose at £1:50 each
And a rhino at £5 each
We also have 80 cm dart faces at £2 each for those that wish to team up for a game.