Archery Training – Grouping Drill

Rasher Quivers Presents

Grouping Drill


Through experience we learn that arrow grouping is more important than hitting random bulls-eyes. This grouping drill is designed to work on your form to get a tighter grouping which will lead to a more consistent shot.

  • Improve Form
  • Improve Arrow Grouping
  • Improve Shot Performance

These Drills & Exercises should be practiced in a safe environment in accordance with your state and federal laws and regulations.

If you are under the age of 18, adult supervision is recommended. If you have any medical conditions please consult your doctor before attempting any of these drills or exercises.

Equipment Needed:

  • Bow
  • 6 arrows
  • Target
  • Measuring Tape
  • Target Face (Optional)

Grouping Drill

  • At 20 yards, shoot 6 arrows into a target.
  • Measure the distance around your arrows using a tape measure.
  • Record your measurement around the arrows as well as the distance that you shot from.


While performing this drill verify that your form is correct and make corrections when needed.

  • Verify Form
  • Make Corrections

Increased Difficulty:

Shoot from a greater distance away from the target to increase the difficulty of this drill.

Decreased Difficulty:

Shoot from a shorter distance away from the target to decrease the difficulty of this drill.

Scoring Your Progress:

Keep Track of your progress by scoring your exercise for each practice session.

  • 41″ to 50″ = 1 Point
  • 31″ to 40″ = 2 Points
  • 21″ to 30″ = 3 points
  • 11″ to 20″ = 4 points
  • 0″ to 10″ = 5 points


Now you have learned the Grouping Drill.  We have also discussed how to increase and decrease the difficulty of this drill and how to score your progress.  Have fun and practice hard.

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