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Beginner Recurve Bow Kits

Interested in archery and ready to buy your first bow ? To guide you in your purchase, in this article we will give you some tips on how to make the best choice and find the one that will suit you best.

Your level of practice is one of the biggest ways to determine your choice, but usage and budget are of course factored too. As a beginner, the classic type of bow is ideal.

So if you are a beginner, your bow will be different from those of the competitors or the experienced. By practicing archery regularly, your level will evolve little by little. And you might even consider competing in competitions if you are interested.

What is your budget for beginner bow kits?

The market for classic bows is vast. Each one covers the needs of all archers. There are mid-priced all-in-one kits on the market that make it easy to keep your budget in check. In general, a kit includes: a handle, limbs, sight, stabilizer, arrow rest, storage case and string. It is upgradeable, the mid-range kits offering better performance optimization.

What is the difference between an entry-level kit and a mid-range kit?

The price of these versions for one is different. Plus, there are the extra options and the different features. An entry-level kit is simpler than a mid-range kit.

How do you navigate the riser market?

The riser is the central part of the bow. The decision on which bow to buy often depends on it, especially on the riser’s qualities and characteristics. Risers can be purchased separately. And as all products, a high-end riser will always be more expensive than a mid-range riser.

How to choose a pair of limbs?

There are generally three types of limbs. Their material can be made of wood, carbon and wood and carbon. Since it is the flexible part of the bow that stores the power during the draw, buying a pair of limbs implies taking a higher power than those drawn before. This power can be measured with a bow scale.

Besides draw weight, height is another characteristic of the branches. It works with your height and reach. For growing archers, this is of utmost importance.


You can get your first bow at the best price at various clearance stores. You will find equipment at end of the stock or discontinued series.

Key points to remember

It is important to note that the right choice of a bow is made in a specialized store with an initiated and professional indivual, such as your trainer for example. You should also ask for advice from people who will be able to give you objective information.

Don't forget to set your starting budget before you buy your beginner's bow kit . This will also determine your choice of equipment. At Hattila, you will find a wide selection of kits to suit your level and use.

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