Archery is a sport that prioritizes calmness and the ability to master the bow and arrow. There are two types of bows that competed in the Asian Games, the recurve and compound. There are two types of games for boys and girls, namely individuals and teams. Archery began contested since the VIII Asian Games Bangkok 1978. South Korea is the dominator of archery. They dominate archery since the IX Asian Games in New Delhi 1982 and were not displaced until today.