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WHAT IS ARCHERY?
Archery is the art, practice/skill of throwing arrows using a bow at a target and trying to hit the target as close to the centre as possible. A person who participates is known as an Archer or a Bowman and an expert can be referred to as a toxophilite. The most popular form of competitive archery worldwide is target archery. A form of archery popular in Europe and America is Field Archery.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF ARCHERY
Whilst archery is largely a stationary sport, it requires a lot of physical strength, endurance and focus, in order to perform well. The key areas of benefit in playing archery are balance and coordination and upper body strength.
COMMON ARCHERY INJURIES
The most common archery injuries are in relation to the shoulder, elbow and wrist, with other areas possibly at risk being fingers and the back. The most common type of archery injury is damage to the muscles and/or tendons.
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SPORTS ACCIDENT INSURANCE
General & Medical via Sportsinsurance4u can offer you a comprehensive range of archery personal accident insurance providing cash benefits for sports injuries such as breaks and dislocations, as well as income protection and disablement cover. Cover is also available for accidental injury whilst travelling to and from a scheduled match, training session or competition or whilst on an organised tour.
SPORTS HEALTH INSURANCE
Our Sports Health Insurance for semi-professional and professional archers offers all of the standard benefits of Private Health Insurance along with important cover for sports-related injuries.
PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE
As an alternative for amateur archers, General & Medical can also offer Private Health Insurance for you and your family, whether you are on a budget or whether you are looking for the most comprehensive levels of protection.