There are two types of arrows: the arrow with a suction cup tip and the arrow with a steel point.
Firstly, here's an exploded view of an arrow with a steel point, so you know all the parts it is made up of.
1. What Parts Make Up An Arrow?
2. There Are Two Types of Arrows
STEEL POINT ARROWS
SUCTION CUP ARROWS
3. Depending on the Type of Bow
RECURVE BOW You can use a variety of arrows with a recurve bow. To DISCOVER, archery go for 2 types of DISCOVERY arrows (suction cup/ plastic target and steel point/foam target). For doing archery more REGULARLY, opt for CLUB arrows (steel point only / foam target).
COMPOUND BOW With a compound bow, You'll use larger diameters arrows so that they are more resistant. Select the CB range (Compound Bow)
LONGBOW To DISCOVER, archery go for 2 types of DISCOVERY arrows (suction cup/ plastic target and steel point / foam target). For doing archery more REGULARLY, opt for CLUB arrows (steel point only / foam target).
4. Depending on Draw Length
To choose the right arrow size, we will ask you beforehand to "determine your draw length". The draw length corresponds to the distance between the bow grip and your hand- (arrow nocking point on bowstring), when in shooting stance. Everybody has a specific draw length, which changes with age and height. It is measured in inches (") = 2.54 cm
5. Depending on Stiffness and Straightness
STIFFNESS An arrow's stiffness is also called SPINE, and it varies according to the draw weight of the bow used (from 400 to 1 200 and over). The greater the bow's draw weight, the stiffer the arrow must be.
If your bow has a very high draw weight, go with a very stiff arrow with a 400 spine.
If your bow has a low draw weight, go with a weaker arrow stiffness of a 1 200 spine.
STRAIGHTNESSThe straightness is it's capacity to stay straight.