There are a number of bow styles that are used to compete in IFAA and SANIFAA. The various styles although listed and detailed in the rules are also depicted here in a pictorial manner to show what can be used ( a red tick) and what cannot be used ( a red cross). All you need do is click on the style you shoot in to see the relevant picture.
- Any kind of bow, having two flexible limbs, except a crossbow or bow incorporating a mechanical drawing device. Optical spotting aids are permitted.
- The archer shall support both the mass weight and the holding weight of the bow without any assistance from any external aid, other than those defined in the relevant styles.
- Arrow speed shall not exceed 300 feet per second (fps).