The Archery Arm Guards feature a cool mesh back for comfort and an ergonomic shape that conforms to the arm without sliding around. The elastic straps are soft and wide, to keep from pinching, and the buckles are easy to clip/unclip or adjust with one hand without having to remove the armguard. The armguard also features a heavy-duty strip down the center that will take the abuse from your bow, instead of your arm.
Features to be Considered
The armguard, unlike many archery gears, is rather straightforward. However, there are a few things to consider.
Type. The most popular choice, by far, is the standard leather slab (and that’s the one I use most). Compression sleeves and full-coverage protectors, on the other hand, are excellent alternatives. I know several people who won’t use anything else. Both approaches are effective, so it’s all about personal preference.
Material. You want your armguard to be a robust item. Choose something that can endure a lot of use and abuse. Then, once you’ve found a material that works for you, make sure you’re properly wearing it.
Fit. This is more of a problem with archery gloves, but it’s worth considering when purchasing an arm guard. Armguards are often adjustable, so they fit your arm size. If you dislike ill-fitting or misshapen clothes or if an appearance rubbing against your skin is going to drive you crazy, you may want something that fits you perfectly. They’ll fit perfectly, and you won’t have to worry about redoing them all the time.
Look. Most armguards are pretty decent, and you just need to discover anything that appeals to you. Fortunately, there are several alternatives available, such as brown leather and suede (ideal for anyone), camo (great for hunters and outdoor enthusiasts), and various colors (black, red, blue, pink, etc.) with various forms ranging from the traditional shape that wraps around your forearm to sleeves that extend over your entire arm. There’s no such thing as the “correct” version; it’s simply whatever you like the look of.
The 8 Best Archery Arm Guards 2021
- Allen Company Mesh Archery Armguard
- Bohning Archery – Slip ON ARMGUARD
- SAS 8″ Armguard
- Toparchery Leather 2 Straps Arm Guard
- Huntingdoor Arm Guards
- Goabroa Archery Arm Guards
- ArcheryMax Handmade Leather Arm Guard
- TOPARCHERY 12″ Ultra Light Weight Arm Guard
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The Best Archery Arm Guards for Shooting
Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)
Is an arm guard necessary for archery?
Archers need armguards to protect their forearms after the arrow leaves their bow. After an arrow is shot from a bow, the bowstring hits the forearm as it bounces back and forth. It might leave a red mark after a few bow shots.
What is the best arm guard for archery?
The 4 best arm guards for archery are:
The arm guard prevents the archer’s arm from being harmed by the bowstring or fletching of an arrow that might whip unintentionally and prevents the loose sleeve from catching the bowstring.